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Ski Louise Backcountry

Access the Lake Louise Ski Resort backcountry via the lifts to safely explore some of the best powder—all with an ACMG certified guide. This is perfect for those who want to backcountry ski/splitboard without all the climbing. There are many route options from Summit Platter or Larch Express chair lifts—Pumpkin bowl/Purple bowl with Lapalian summit or the National Geographics to the White Rabbit area....let’s just call them local’s secrets. Our ACMG guide can provide instruction for those wanting to accelerate their backcountry ski skills. Prerequisite: downhill skiing or boarding experience, good physical condition. Includes: ACMG guide, lift ticket.

First Track Fridays

Beat everyone to the fresh snow in this next step to our Intro course. Go backcountry skiing/riding with our ACMG guides for a fun, safe day in the mountains. Destinations may change based on snow conditions. Prerequisite: able to ski/ride under control in all snow conditions and have practiced companion rescue this season. Includes: ACMG guides.

Intro to Backcountry Skiing & Riding

Designed for those who want to try backcountry skiing or splitboarding—learn to use climbing skins and alpine touring skis, telemark skis or splitboards. Our guides will provide valuable tips, and cover touring safety and backcountry trip preparation. Course includes an evening lecture and a full day on snow. Prerequisite: downhill, telemark or snowboarding experience. Includes: instructor, avalanche safety equipment.

Ski/Board Tuning Clinic

Learn to do a skilled tune-up of your skis or snowboard; including cleaning and base repair, edge sharpening and waxing. Receive personalized instruction and lots of practice in this 3-hour hands-on clinic. Please make sure the snowboard, pair of downhill, alpine touring or telemark skis that you bring to the clinic are clean and in decent condition. Maximum 6 students/class. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of all equipment/supplies. 20% off tuning equipment/supplies when purchased.