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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

Whistler Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding

Whistler, Canada

6 to 8 hours

Medium group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Have you thought of trying backcountry skiing or snowboarding on your next ski vacation? Get away from the crowds on Whistler Mountain and into the peace and beauty just beyond the boundary lines. Spend a full day with the safety of one of our professional guides and learn the basics of the backcountry. No backcountry experience is required. You'll be getting into some gorgeous untracked snow!


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Whistler Blackcomb, 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0X9 Canada

We go out and explore the backcountry just outside the ski resort on skis and snowboards. It's a great day to get a taste of the fresh snow away from the crowds.

Duration: 7 hours


  • Guided tour
  • Professional guide


  • Rental gear (skis or splitboard, boots, poles, backpack, etc.)
  • Lunch, snacks, beverages
  • Gratuity/tip for your guide
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Parking lot fees
  • Avalanche Safety Gear (can be rented)

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All participants MUST be strong blue/intermediate level skiers or snowboarders.
  • A moderate level of fitness is required.
  • Minimum age is 15 years.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 6 people per guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • MSAA is helping it's clients Resume Adventures Safely.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


$182.83 NZD

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