Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding
Ski Touring and Split Boarding
The Canadian Rockies are a world renowned destination for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Champagne powder, majestic mountains and a Canadian Wilderness experience waits for you. Get away from the resort crowds and discover the delights of the Canadian backcountry experience.
PeakSTRATAGEM offers a range of backcountry skiing and snowboarding trips, from day long slackcountry and backcountry experiences to week long hut trips, ski mountaineering, winter camping expeditions and ski traverses.
Guided SlackCountry Experiences:
Beyond Banff Sunshine Village lies enormous potential for slack country skiing along the
Continental Divide. Both Rock Isle Lake and Quartz Ridge are a short skin from the ski area
Lake Louise Ski Resort borders on impressive slackcountry terrain. West Bowl, Pipestone Ridge,
and Richardson Ridge only scratch the surface of the terrain available for those willing to skin
beyond. Contact us for more details.
Guided BackCountry Experiences:
Our professionally certified guides will take you to their favourite ski touring
terrain where you will experience the grandeur of the Rockies away from the hustle and bustle
of the ski resorts. Whether you want to ski powder laps or travel to a remote summit, our guides will find amazing objectives to challenge your skills.
Experience the joy of “earned turns”, and the tranquility of the backcountry.
Venues include Surprise Pass, Purple Bowl, Kananaskis day traverses, Emerald Lake and much more… Contact us for more details.
Hut or Tent Based Multi Day Ski Trips
Join us for a multi-day backcountry ski or snowboard experience away from the crowds. Experience the famous BC champagne powder, glaciers and majestic mountains. PeakSTRATAEM offers trips to a variety of huts in Alberta and BC as well as tent based options. The options are endless. Contact us for more details.
In 2020, PeakSTRATAGEM will be running two exciting hut based trips. The Hilda Hut, a part of Valkyr, over new years and March 14-21 at the infamous Fairy Meadows Hut.
Venture higher and longer in to the mountains, encounter technical terrain and glacier travel with our ski mountaineering trips. Options include Mount Hector, Mount Andromeda, Rogers Pass, Columbia Icefields and more…
Or take a course.
PeakSTRATAGEM’s Into to Ski Mountaineering Course teaches the basics of glacier travel, crevasse rescue, and navigation for safe travel in the mountains on skis. This course is designed for the skier or snowboarder who wants to travel through glaciated terrain to reach summits. You will learn to move safely across glaciers and scramble snow and rock peaks.
Travel hut to hut, high up on the Wapta Icefield on PeakSTRATAGEMs fully guided, fully catered Wapta Traverse. Usually completed in 5 days, the Peyto – Scott Duncan will take you through 4 alpine huts with a variety of mountain peaks for you to summit on the way, some up to 3300m in elevation.
The Bow – Yoho traverse, usually completed in 4 days, includes spectacular views, a good variety of mountaineering and ski summits and stays at 3 different alpine huts.
Private and Public trips available. Contact us for more details.