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Backcountry Skiing in Canada

Canada is one of the truly great ski destinations on earth, with its huge, snowy landmass containing some of the best skiing conditions on earth. Backcountry skiing trips here are an absolute dream.

The great lands of Canada inspire images of vast, empty and desolate spaces, huge tracts of alpine forests and lakes, and towering and majestic snow-capped mountains containing near-limitless skiing opportunities. Backcountry skiing trips in Canada are full of near-perfect conditions, with constant, heavy snow and ideal weather to indulge in this addictive activity. Take a pick from our selection of backcountry skiing trips in Canada, and prepare to be wowed!

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Canada

Canada is veritable outdoor scenery playground, with huge tracts of the country remaining untouched and undiscovered due to its massive size. This results in some truly gorgeous, tranquil and idyllic countryside, with alpine forests and lakes, snow-capped mountains and vast valleys and fields dominating the landscape. It all adds up to some absolutely amazing scenery, as well as backcountry skiing nirvana.


Good to know:

Country Code



Canadian Dollar


English, French in Quebec

Best time to visit

December-April, when the weather is coldest and snowfall heaviest

How to get there

Flights to Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal from all major North American and European hubs


Extremely cold in Winter, with temperatures plunging well below zero, and pleasant, sunny and warm summers

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Canada has some of the finest natural scenery on the planet, and the sheer size of the country means that almost every imaginable form of landscape, scenery and terrain can be explored. Some of the backcountry skiing can be very challenging, so being fit and in good shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity. The villages and towns in Canada are generally quiet, unassuming places full of friendly people and a relaxed vibe. Try and spend time in them to get to know the true character of the country

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