Backcountry skiing in Whistler Blackcomb, BC

Explore the most famous backcountry in Canada on your skis. Brian, a local certified guide, will show you all the best spots.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Coast Mountains

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
     

    Whistler is a must if you want to discover the best skiing in Canada. This world renowned resort in the beautiful Coast Mountains is perfect for one or more days of backcountry skiing. 

    The extremely varied terrain ensures that there are options for all tastes and levels. And the snowy environment in this Canadian destination is truly stunning, so you will enjoy the views as well as the runs!

    We will skin up, enjoying the wonderful surroundings, and then I will guide you down the best slopes in each area: from short classics like the DOA and the Husume to long traverses like the Spearhead.

    We will spend a typical backcountry ski day leaving our marks on the glaciers and in the backcountry of the Garibaldi Provincial Park, right next to the resort. The skiing days usually end around 4PM, but in the late winter or spring we can arrange to make longer day tours.

    No prior backcountry ski experience is needed, but you do need to be in good physical shape to join. I will decide the exact itinerary depending on the level of the group and the weather conditions.

    Tempted to explore Whistler backcountry on your skis? Then please request to book this trip and let’s start the adventure!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    550 CAD

    Group of 2
    300 CAD

    Group of 3
    225 CAD

    Group of 4
    175 CAD

    Group of 5
    140 CAD

    Group of 6
    130 CAD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     Equipment included consists of avalanche safety kit (beacon, shovel, probe and daypack), glacier/mountaineering safety gear if needed. 5% GST is not included in the price.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Beginner

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Meeting point

    At Whistler village or at your hotel (at 8AM).

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    Squamish-based IFMGA Mountain Guide Brian Jones is the owner/operator of Canada West Mountain School. Established in 1982, Canada West Mountain School is one of the premier Mountain Guiding and Training centres in Canada.

    Brian offer Mountain Guiding services, Instructional Training courses and Custom programs in all aspects of mountain travel and safety in Canada and around the World.

     
     
     


     

     

    What People are Saying about Brian Jones

     

    We actually had a different guide (Les) but couldnt have been more impressed. He was super knowledgeable and helpful. Very patient and his timing for our day was excellent. Whistler is of course beautiful and it was a wonderful introduction to the back country.
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    Natalie Angus
    We had a good time and the guide we had was both professional and patient. Thanks
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    Pierre Samson
    Our first trip and a great day. Thank you Brian!
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    Nishio
     

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