Private Backcountry Ski Tour

Get your powder fix in the backcountry!

At A Glance

Clock Duration: Typically 8 hours, from 0800 – 1600

Checkmark Guide: Certified ACMG guide

Bus Transportation: Provided from town to ski area and back

Calendar Available: December 1 – March 31

Info Included: Guide, transportation, and avalanche safety equipment

Experience the Magic of the Jasper Backcountry

Jasper welcomes ski guests from around the world to enjoy the great alpine skiing at Marmot Basin, yet very few venture into the magic of the backcountry. If you are curious as to what gems lie hidden in the vast wilderness, let our guides show you a few of our favourites. Our trained and experienced guides will keep you safe while having the most fun possible out in the Jasper backcountry.

Check out a few of our backcountry ski locations below!

Explore the CIA
Columbia Icefield Area

Ski touring in the Columbia Icefield area is a true alpine adventure. Many trips here begin above treeline. Choose yo-yo skiing on Hilda Ridge or Parker Ridge, or tour some of the big peaks in the area.
Trip Details

  • Time: 0800 – 1700
  • Location: Columbia Icefields Area
  • Difficulty: Beginner to expert options exist
  • Included: Guide, transportation, and avalanche safety equipment
  • Not Included: Ski touring gear, winter clothing, or lunch
  • Guide: Certified ACMG guide
  • Available: Dec 1 – Mar 31

Tour the Parkway

For skiers, the Icefields Parkway is a 230 km treasure trove of amazing ski touring opportunities. There’s rarely a winter day where you can’t find great powder skiing somewhere along its length.
Trip Details

  • Time: Varies depending on location – 8-12 hours
  • Location: Wherever the skiing is in the best shape between Jasper and Lake Louise!
  • Difficulty: All difficulty options – from beginner tours to expert descents
  • Included: Guide, transportation, and avalanche safety equipment
  • Not Included: Ski touring gear, winter clothing, lunch, or gratuities
  • Guide: Certified ACMG guide
  • Available: Dec 1 – Mar 31

Red Pass Mission

Backcountry skiers going down hill in Canada

Red Pass is located in Jasper National Park’s neighbour – Mount Robson Provincial Park. Home to the largest peak in the Canadian Rockies, the ski touring opportunities here are outstanding.
Trip Details

  • Time: 0700 – 1800
  • Location: Mount Robson Park, BC
  • Difficulty: Intermediate to expert options exist
  • Included: Guide, transportation, and avalanche safety equipment
  • Not Included: Ski touring gear, winter clothing, lunch, or gratuities
  • Guide: Certified ACMG guide
  • Available: Dec 1 – March 31, conditions dependant

Custom Adventure!

Skier on top of a mountain

There are tons of places in Jasper National Park to explore on skis. Our guides will make sure your ski adventure is safe, fun and very snowy. Custom ski touring trips can range from easy to extreme.