Up your backcountry game with some backcountry education. Our team of professional ACMG guides will help you get your skills dialed for your next adventure. Whether you are considering venturing into the backcountry for the first time or a seasoned backcountry enthusiast, we have a course for you. We take a client-centric approach to learning.
We offer small group sizes taught by professional ACMG Guides committed to teaching the skills required to be safe and have a blast while elevating your backcountry adventures.
Want to spend more time on glaciers and how to do it safely? Learn from an experienced ACMG guide how to rescue your friends in the event of a crevasse fall. We’ll spend one day covering rescue systems, rope management, ascension and rigging and one day in the field travelling on a glacier.
Max six participants
Dec 3,4, 2021
This course focuses on streamlining your approach to modern navigation- From Gaia, to Caltopo, to Google Earth, to mobile apps and dovetailing it with map and compass skills. There is an abundance of navigational resources out there, the key is knowing how and where to apply them. In this course, you’ll learn to build digital route plans, create your own maps and understand how the various products integrate. We’ll get your pre-trip planning dialed so you have more time to explore the backcountry!
Two 1.5 hr Google Meetings
One Field Day
Max six students
November 9,12 2021 Google Meeting Evening
November 13, 2021 Field Day
We will spend two days in the backcountry learning and practicing how to put in safe and efficient skin tracks.
Course Focal Points
Course Dates and Price
December 10,11, 2021
$350 + GST
Max 4:1 ratio
This is a three day program designed for folks who are ready to take their skiing to the next level. We will spend two days learning the skills needed to access, and enter lines you’ve dreamt about riding. This will include the rope and gear management skills needed to build safe anchors, rappel, belay your partners and more. This course will have a 3:1 student to guide ratio.
Custom dates are available.
We cater to all levels of backcountry enthusiasts. If you have something in particular you’d like to learn, drop us a line. We’d be happy to create a custom course for your group.
Starting at $150/person/day + GST