Ski Mountaineering 

All the joy of backcountry Skiing mixed with the objectives of mountaineering. Be able to go almost anywhere and unlock all the terrain the mountains have to offer. From classic traverses on the Wapta, to tent camping on the Columbia come join us for some fun in the snow!


Ski Mountaineering Skills

AST 1 or greater
Familiarity with backcountry skiing and be able to ski the equivalent of blue/intermediate runs at downhill ski areas in variable conditions (powder. crust. icy, ect) with a heavy pack.
Familiarity with touring equipment and the use of avalanche transceivers is also essential.
You need to be capable of skinning uphill for several hours with a 35-40lbs (~20kg)   


Intro to Ski Mountaineering 

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Wapta Traverse  

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Bow Yoho Traverse

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Columbia Icefields Ski Mountaineering 

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Looking For More?

Checkout out your local ACC Regional Section. Each sections runs a variety of trips all thought the year. With experienced ACC volunteer leaders its a great opportunity to hone your skills, just get out for the day, and meet more of your local ,mountaineering community.  With Sections across the country it has never been easier to join!

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