Whistler Backcountry Ski Tours

  • Step outside the resort ropes to find fresh powder, steep terrain and stunning mountain vistas
  • Experience rugged, natural Whistler – no lift lines, no chairlifts and hike to the top to truly earn your turns
  • Learn mountain safety with specialized backcountry equipment and professional, local guides

Intro to Backcountry Skiing / Riding
Have you been wanting to try backcountry skiing or snowboarding? Spend a day with a professional ski guide and learn the basics of the backcountry.
From $149 (per person)


Backcountry Ski Touring & Splitboarding
Leave the lift lines behind this winter on a guided backcountry ski touring / splitboarding day tour.
From $269 (per person)


Intro Backcountry Group
Step into Whistler Blackcomb’s vast untracked backcountry ski and snowboard terrain that stretches to the horizon in every direction.
From $289 (per person)


Experienced Backcountry Group
Join up with other adventurous backcountry enthusiasts to explore the Coast Range mountains, or conquer certain runs on your bucket list. Tailored for the backcountry skier / snowboarder who wants to spend a full day scaling mountain peaks and bagging epic lines.
From $289 (per person)


Private Backcountry Skiing / Riding
Leave the lift lines behind this winter on a guided backcountry ski touring / splitboarding day tour exclusively for you and your private group.
From $649 (per group up to 6)

 

3 Day Avalanche Skills Training Level 1
This Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course (AST 1+) provides an entry-level decision-making framework for recreational skiers and snowboarders in winter backcountry avalanche terrain.
Dates: Nov 26-28. Dec 3-5, 10-12, 17-22, 27-29. Jan 4-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30. Feb 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27. Mar 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27. Apr 1-3.
From $299 (per person)


4 Day Avalanche Skills Training Level 2
This course expands on the theories and principles established at the AST 1+ level course or for those who already have a solid understanding of snow avalanche principles.
Dates: Dec 11-12, 18-19, 27-30. Jan 8-9, 15-16, 27-30. Feb 12-13, 19-20, 22-25. Mar 21-24, 26-27. Apr 2-3.
From $599 (per person)

Skier in Whistler's Backcountry

Insider's Guide:
Whistler Backcountry 2.0

Tips, advice and resources for skiing and snowboarding in Whistler’s backcountry. A continuation from our 101 guide.

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