Ski & Alpinisme course in Canada

Are you considering in learning/improving ski mountaineering skills? Find here a 2-day Ski & Alpinisme course in Canada with Philippe, a certified guide.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Rockies

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    If you are a ski or snowboard lover, find here an amazing 2-day Ski & Alpinisme course in Canada!

    YES! As you read before, I want to invite you to an interesting Ski & Alpinisme course in which you will learn and improve technical mountain skills.

    I offer a ski mountaineering course per year in a privileged mountain environment ideal for skiing activities. My goal in this course is to provide/improve your basics mountaineering skills  for then attempt to bigger objectives such as skiing in the highest world’s slopes.

    During these 2-days in Canada, we’ll enjoy the incredible and perfect setting for learning. Once the course finishes, you will go back home being capable of:

    • Understand how to use all the technical equipment necessary for this activity such as crampons, piolets, ice axes, etc.;
    • Understand the basics of using mountain ropes, depending on surfaces;
    • Identify a field that requires mountain techniques;
    • And also understand the ski mountaineering rules for a better and safer skiing.

    As a final point, participants must have prior skiing experience in varied terrain as well as an excellent physical condition. Additionally, I recommend to have done the Avalanche Safety Course.

    So, If you want to plan a off-piste or backcountry skiing trip and you have some doubts, this is the ideal course for you! Don’t hesitate in getting in touch with me! It will my pleasure to accompany you in this great learning adventure!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1200 CAD

    Group of 2
    600 CAD

    Group of 3
    400 CAD

    Group of 4
    300 CAD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    About the Guide

     
     

    It is at the Manoir du Lac-Sainte-Marguerite in Lucerne in the Laurentians north of Montreal where Philip in his first memory of old slides in 1986. Armed rental skis bought at the end of the season is great family adventure in winter sports. The station closed doors and the family migrated magestueux Mont Christi few winters. Another closure and the family is on the slopes of Mount Owls Head.C'est on these flanks Philip discovers the atmosphere of the ski race. It's really thanks to this team atmosphere that Philip survives a Bachelor of Administration at HEC Montreal where he gets entrepreneurship award. He then trained as avalanche forecaster and as a ski guide in western Canada. He goes skiing during the months of summers since 2001 in South America. More snow and skiing, it's the people that motivate Philippe.

    Heliski guide, hiking and alpine ski mountaineering, British Columbia, Chile, Argentina and Quebec.
    Professional Course instructor for the Canadian Avalanche Association Avalanche.
    More than 12 years of experience in the Chilean and Argentine Andes.
    Production consultant for research and logisitique Adventurer Alpine since 2010. (Series: South America, Western Canada and participating in Europe)
    Development, production and field logistics for US television projects in remote areas (Expedition Impossible - Morocco 2010, 72hrs - Tasmania 2012).

    Avalanche forecaster the Centre of Haute Gaspésie 2005-2010.
    Research and writing of alpine touring itineraries guide in the Chic-Chocs in the work as a forecaster at the center of Haute-Gaspésie Avalanche.

     
     

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