Backcountry Skiing

Guided Ski Touring Trips

Guided Backcountry Ski Trips in Banff National Park

CanRock Mountain Guides are certified  ACMG Mountain and  Ski Guides.  We are mountain specialists who will be able to provide you with an experience in the mountains that will be unforgettable. This is an experience that is free of frustrating parking lots, line-ups for chairlifts and swarms of people.  Your vacation here time here in the Canadian Rockies is often short.  Leave it up to us to show you the best backcountry skiing you will ever experience.  We know the terrain, the avalanche conditions and the weather and you can rest assured that your safety and enjoyment is paramount to us.  Most importantly we will give you the best skiing we can find while keeping your safety first and foremost.

Regardless of whether you are an experienced backcountry skier who is in town for a day who wants to get out with a professional guide to make the most of your free time.  You might be brand new to ski touring and you want to learn the basics of travelling on skis in the backcountry.  We have the local terrain knowledge and the professional skills to make that a reality for you.

There are also many of you who would like to learn how to make decisions more self sufficiently. CanRock Mountain Guides are professional members of the Canadian Avalanche Association and are also licensed Avalanche Skills Training (AST) course providers.  Click here if you would like to sign up for an online avalanche course or an AST 1 , AST 2  or an Advanced Avalanche Rescue Skills course.  We can also custom tailor a crevasse rescue course or a more comprehensive ski mountaineering program for you and your ski touring friends.  Inquire for more details here.

Cost

$500 CDN per day and add $70 for each additional person.  We do 5:1 ratios maximum.

Booking Policy

Listed prices do not include the 5% GST sales tax.

We require a 50% deposit upon booking with the other 50% due 8 weeks prior to your trip.

Short notice bookings require full payment.

Bookings will be confirmed with a confirmation email containing a waiver and declaration of health form for Covid19.

E-transfers can be sent to pjalpinestar@gmail.com if you are Canadian.

Paypal, cash & cheques are also accepted.

Booking Conditions

A waiver must be signed by our guest with their guide witnessing which takes places the morning of.

Minors will require a specialized waiver/consent form signed by a parent or guardian who must be accompanied by the parents.

Be aware that we may change a venue due to changing conditions as the mountain snowpack is an ever evolving medium.

Participation in a course or trip is subject to the discretion of the guide.

All guided mountain trips involve risks that inherent.  You will be required to read, understand and sign an ACMG waiver of liability.

Cancelation Policy

In the event of cancelation by CanRock Mountain Guides, we will do our best to reschedule. Barring that, we will provide you with a full refund.

If you cancel a booking with us, the following conditions apply:

8 weeks prior to start date a 10% booking fee will be withheld.

Between 8 to 6 weeks prior to start date your deposit will be withheld.

Cancelation at any time less than 6 weeks prior to start date or during the program, the entire amount paid will be forfeited.

You also have the option of finding someone to replace you provided that person has the requisite skills for the trip.