Ski Touring Programs

Experience backcountry skiing like no other!

Let Powder Guides create an epic backcountry ski-touring program just for you. We have a wide range of programs available and each one is customizable to meet your specific needs. Powder Guides can plan your backcountry adventure down the smallest detail to ensure amazing days spent ski touring in the backcountry.

Powder Guides offers daily ski touring adventures spent exploring the expansive backcountry terrain just outside of Whistler. Looking for a longer ski tour adventure?  A multi-day escape into the remote Canadian backcountry at a ski touring lodge provides quick daily access to incredible ski touring terrain. Imagine spending the day skiing the perfectly spaced trees of Japan through endless deep powder. Or explore the Icelandic coastline by ski touring off a sailboat and making long descents from mountain tops all the way to the ocean. We also specialize in guiding high alpine ski traverses such as the coastal classic Spearhead Traverse.

Whether you are looking for amazing tree runs, long glaciated ski runs, steep couloirs, multi day ski traverses, or backcountry ski touring in international destinations we can help plan the perfect backcountry ski touring experience. All of our guides are ACMG certified (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides) and would love to take you on an epic ski touring adventure. Let us help you explore our favorite backcountry ski tour destinations throughout the world.

BACKCOUNTRY SKIING WHISTLER

Dates: Runs Dec to Apr Duration: 1 Day Price: $500.00 (Based on 2 People)

No lifts, no crowds… just you, your skis and the majestic Whistler backcountry. Whistler ski touring trips are customized to your skills and goals. These single or multi-day feature untracked slopes and spectacular scenery. When you want to play in the backcountry this is the program for you, book your personalized tour today.

WHISTLER SKI TOURING LODGE

Dates: Jan - March Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights Price: Starting at $999.00

This Whistler ski touring lodge provides an amazing ski experience. Huge snowfall, great terrain and the luxuries of a full service ski touring lodge.

WHISTLER HELI ASSIST
SKI TOURING

Dates: Runs Jan To Apr Duration: Day Trips Price: Contact Us

This program is for those looking for bigger ski days. Taking advantage for some of the areas north of Whistler offering spectacular glaciated skiing and long ski descents. These programs may also use a helicopter for heli-assisted ski tours.

HAKUBA BACKCOUNTRY SKIING JAPAN

Dates: January 2017 Duration: 7 Days Price: $2800.00 (CDN)

Hakuba is in the heart of the Japanese Alps and provides a home base for some of the best lift accessed backcountry ski touring Japan has to offer.

McGILLVARY BACKCOUNTRY LODGE

Dates: Contact Us Duration: 1 Week Price: $2350.00

One of the ulimate ways to experience backcountry skiing. Fly in by a helicopter to remote backcountry lodge where during the day you’ll enjoy epic skiing of beautiful trees, alpine bowls and glacier runs. All of which on untracked powder. Then returning to a cozy full catered lodge that includes a hot showers, sauna and fine cuisine.

SPEARHEAD SKI TRAVERSE

Dates: Runs March To May Duration: 3 Days Price: $700.00pp (min 3pp)

The Spearhead Traverse follows the height of land behind Whistler-Blackcomb Resort. Creating a horse shoe traverse of the Fitzsimmons Valley and enroute crossing 13 glaciers. Most people begin by riding the lifts to the Blackcomb Glacier and end the tour on the ski runs at Whistler.

ICELAND SKI TOURING

Dates: Runs April To May Duration: 4 & 6 Days Price: Contact Us

The land of Fire & Ice, ski from mountain top to the Arctic ocean. Iceland is like few ski touring destinations found in this world. Experience is today, ski tour Iceland.

ICELAND SAILBOAT
SKI TOURING

Dates: Runs April - May Duration: 5 Days Price: Contact Us

One of the most unique ski touring experiences found. Sail into the fjords of Icelandand spend your days ski touring in the remote mountains of the west coast.