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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.

Mountain RangeCoast Mountains
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


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!


Meeting point

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



About the guide

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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.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

CAD 593 each

Group of 2

CAD 310 each

Group of 3

CAD 232 each

Group of 4

CAD 181 each

Group of 5

CAD 145 each

Group of 6

CAD 135 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

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.

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