Canada·January - March
BRITISH COLUMBIA FREERIDE SNOW TRIP
12 days of free-ride touring in the mountains of British Columbia.VIEW DATES
There's no better place than British Columbia for anyone seeking deep powder and the thrill of skiing steep mountain slopes. Revelstoke and Roger's Pass in particular have the ideal infrastructure for freeride skiers, with favourable conditions and the opportunity to ski plenty of virgin lines. Join Snowbusters for 12 days of extreme ski and snowboard action in the mountains of British Columbia, led by local guides and snow-sport enthusiasts. Under their watchful eye you'll learn the basics big mountain riding, backcountry and avalanche safety, risk-assessment, and more. Get ready for some awesome freeride action!
Meet your guides in British Columbia.
Jany is a ski and rock climbing guide from the Czech Republic, and founder of Rockbusters and Snowbusters. He has been teaching skiing for over 20 years and spends most of his winters in search of demanding off-piste ski lines - so is the perfect person to lead this trip.
Born in a city but destined for the mountains, Adam has been skiing since a young age, first dabbling in ski racing before finding his passions in ski-touring and freeride. In addition to being a highly qualified mountain guide he's also a trained photographer, so get ready for some awesome action shots!
Revelstoke and Roger's Pass, British Columbia
Revelstoke and Roger's Pass are world-renowned destinations for free ride and ski touring.
With its long, cold winters and 1,700m+ of possible elevation gain, the Revelstoke Mountain ski resort is a world-renowned destination for snow sports. Although the area is home to a good range and variety of slopes, it's the freeride that most people come for, with quality lines in a beautiful alpine setting and much of the off-piste accessible from the lifts. Roger's Pass - located about 40 minutes away - is another popular destination for free ride and ski touring, boasting incredible varied alpine terrain, beautiful views over the Selkirk range, and 12+ m of snow annually.
You'll be staying in shared accommodation in local ski hostels, cottages, apartments or other places run by local skiers. Private rooms are available for an extra fee - just request this ahead of time. Snowbusters will organise the accommodation for you but if you prefer to book your own just let them know.
10 days of ski and snowboarding
Avalanche safety lessons
Big mountain riding safety training
Instruction in tour planning
Maximum 7:1 client/ coach ratio
What's Not Included
Ski/ snowboard rental
Food and drinks
Due to the nature of this course previous freeride or backcountry skiing experience is required, and it is essential that you are confident riding on black slopes. A good level of fitness is recommended.
Mapo Tapo selects local partners with the utmost care. For any inaccuracies, however, we can not accept any liability. Ski touring is a risky sport that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Mapo Tapo recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge and skills not go outdoor alone. All our trips include a local certified guide who will take care of your group. Enjoy your adventures safely with first-hand information from the locals.
Please DO NOT book your flights until this trip is confirmed. Most of our trips require a minimum number of participants to run. Wait for the status of the trip to be confirmed and for more information go to the "How it works" section
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What group size can I expect?
The minimum number of participants for this trip to run is 3, and the maximum number of skiers 7. We recommend booking the course with a group of friends of a similar skiing/ snowboarding ability - that way you can all go on the same tours and get the most out of the experience
What equipment do I need?
You will need to bring (or rent) all your personal ski our snowboard freeride touring equipment, including:
An avalanche rescue kit - beacon, shovel & probe
Skis with touring bindings or a split board
Goggles and Sun glasses
Ski or snowboard clothing