Skiing Tour

Intro to Backcountry Ski & Splitboarding | CA-MSAA0414

Do you want to try out backcountry splitboarding and skiing on Whistler Mountain?

Overview

With this skiing and snowboarding experience, you can look forward to spending an entire day with our professional guides as you glide along the amazing backcountry. You don’t need to have any prior experience to embark on this Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding tour with our experienced team.

Highlights

  • Getting the opportunity to explore scenic backcountry trails with the help of an experienced guide
  • Observing spectacular views all around and exploring a side of the famous Whistler Blackcomb not used by other skiers
  • Experiencing around five thrilling runs – featuring gladed runs, glaciers, and bowls
  • Ensuring small-group tours of a maximum of 5 people

On this tour, you get the opportunity to join our local guides for a thrilling day of splitboarding and skiing across the famous Whistler backcountry. The best part of this unique tour package is that it is perfect for those who are just starting out. With this tour, we aim to show you the best skiing lines, tricks on coming across the right powder, and tips on staying safe while having an amazing backcountry adventure. You get the chance to spend a full day in the back bowls of Whistler or Blackcomb while covering everything you can.

  • Small group
  • Expert guides
  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
Availability NOV - APR
Duration 8-9 hours
Departure Whistler
Difficulty Easy/Moderate

From

149
Per Adult
    • No booking fees
    • Fast & secure booking payment
    • Operated by our trusted partner

What's Included

Included

  • If you require rentals or need to purchase equipment, we have teamed up with the experts at the Escape Route Alpine Demo Centre.

What to bring

  • Touring skis / splitboard and skins
  • Poles (telescopic poles required for splitboarders)
  • (your regular boots will work with the touring bindings)
  • Goggles and/or sunglasses
  • Headlamp with fresh batteries
  • STP package (Shovel, Transceiver & Probe) - If you do not have this please let us know and we can provide one
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch/Snacks
  • Water (approx. 1-2L)
  • Hot tea, coffee or hot chocolate in a thermos (optional)
  • Weatherproof shell jacket and pants – dress for a day in the alpine
  • Warm socks (wool/synthetic recommended)
  • Warm gloves and shell gloves
  • Warm layers (fleece or puffy jacket)
  • Thermal under layer
  • Warm hat
  • Lift pass
  • Camera

Not Included

  • Lunch & snacks
  • Avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Transportation

Contact us for more Information about this tour

TOLL FREE NUMBER IN N. AMERICA: +1 888 285 1676
INTERNATIONAL NUMBER: +1 780 414 1676

You can also send an email to info@adventures.com, or use the contact form here below.

Itinerary

Information

Whistler Blackcomb is the largest ski resort in Canada. However, when you opt for backcountry skiing and splitboarding,  you’ll get the unique opportunity to get the perfect powder fix. On this tour, you’ll also get the chance to go off-piste on your track while enjoying the mesmerizing backcountry splitboarding and skiing experiences.  

To help you through the tour, we offer guidance from our well-trained and highly experienced guides who will show you some of the most thrilling descents as well as the most amazing views in the area. The introductory tour is perfect for beginners and intermediates. This adrenaline-fueled tour is restricted to a small group of 5-6 members at a time. Therefore, you can be assured of a highly personalized experience. With us, you can enjoy a complete day of unlimited fun and exhilaration in the backcountry of the famous Whistler Blackcomb. While you might acquire several skills, you are also introduced to the basic concept of terrain analysis, avalanche rescue, uphill and downhill techniques for skiing, track setting, trip planning, tree skiing, and route finding. With us, you get the opportunity to spend an entire day riding as well as skiing while learning uphill and downhill skiing techniques, skills in equipment use, powder tips, and safety awareness. 

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