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Rogers Pass, BC is renowned for its easy access to fresh, untracked champagne powder, some of the best in the world. With 33 feet of snowfall dropping annually and around 140 slide paths open for backcountry use, the complex terrain, expansive tree skiing, and descents a mile long, draw in skiers and splitboarders from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for a fun, challenging day of ski touring or an advanced backcountry adventure, the Selkirk Mountains will deliver the experience of a lifetime. Find out where to find the best backcountry skiing in Rogers Pass from Greg Hill – ACMG Ski Guide extraordinaire and emission free adventurer.

  • Deep powder, big vertical and unparalleled amounts of snow

  • Renowned for its easy access to fresh, untracked champagne powder

  • Descents a mile long, draw in skiers and splitboarders from all over the world

Available itineraries

Powder Skiing for Intermediate and Advanced Skiers

Let a guide plan the perfect day in the backcountry skiing capital of Canada. Get ready for a day of deep, silky Selkirk powder tailored just for your group. Explore the 8812 Bowl up Connaught Creek, the Lizard Moraine, Swiss Couloir, or any of the other unique descents. Whether it’s tree skiing, couloirs or alpine glaciers you’re looking for, the opportunities are endless in Rogers Pass.

Advanced Tours & Ski Mountaineering

Advanced skiers and splitboarders are rewarded in this challenging backcountry ski destination. Experience the thrill of tight couloirs and steep descents and let your guide show you the most exciting off-piste spots. Tour the Illecillewaet and Asulkan Valleys to the highest mountain on Rogers Pass and ski from Youngs Peak all the way down, or choose another objective like the 3000-foot run Bonney Moraines— the options are endless.

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Meet your guides

Greg Hill
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Greg Hill
ACMG Ski Guide, Advanced First Aid, CAA Avalanche OperationsLevel 2, Hiking Guide
ACMG Ski Guide, Advanced First Aid, CAA Avalanche OperationsLevel 2, Hiking Guide
Greg is a certified Canadian ski and hiking guide who has skied extensively around the world. Presently he's looking into sustainable skiing and will only be skiing in NA and mostly around Revelstoke, BC. He likes to spend time driving an electric car and ski touring the amazing mountains in his backyard!
Nino Guagliano
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Nino Guagliano
ACMG, AMGA and IFMGA Mountain Guide
ACMG, AMGA and IFMGA Mountain Guide
Nino Guagliano is a trained and Internationally Certified IFMGA Mountain Guide.  His winters are split between guiding Backcountry Lodge trips, ski touring in the deep powder capital of Western Canada and CMH Heli.  During the winter months he calls Golden BC home which provides some of the most scenic ski touring in the West. Summers are spent Alpine and Rock guiding in Canada and the Alps and sneaking in a few down days at the rock cliffs!
Conor Hurley
5.00
Conor Hurley
ACMG Ski Guide and Level 2 Avalanche Forecaster
ACMG Ski Guide and Level 2 Avalanche Forecaster
Starting from Tuckerman’s Ravine, Conor has chased the unturned turn to Kyrgyzstan, Chile, Argentina, and now the Slocan Valley. He's a certified Level 2 Avalanche Forecaster and ACMG Ski Guide who has gained extensive knowledge both from the mountains and mentors, and aims to share his skills with ambitious adventurers.
Adam Zok
5.00
Adam Zok
ACMG Ski Guide
Adam is an ACMG Ski Guide and passionate splitboarder based in Revelstoke, BC. Whether he's navigating the safest route to the summit, digging a snow profile, setting a skin track through the forest, or eyeing up his next pillow line, Adam is at home in the mountains and will make you feel comfortable out there too. Not only does he know where to find the goods, but he'll make a point of getting you to them as efficiently as possible. He might convince you to walk a little farther than you thought you could go, but the skiing you're rewarded with will be well worth the calories burned!
Monte Johnston
5.00
Monte Johnston
ACMG Ski Guide, ACMG Apprentice Alpine and Rock Guide
ACMG Ski Guide, ACMG Apprentice Alpine and Rock Guide
Monte is a ACMG Ski Guide, ACMG Apprentice Alpine and Rock guide based out of Squamish BC. He’s climbed and skied all over the world but he settled in BC because of the easy access to amazing climbing and skiing.
Black Sheep Adventure Sports
5.00
Black Sheep Adventure Sports
Black Sheep Adventure Sports
ACMG Certified Rock, Alpine & Ski Guides
ACMG Certified Rock, Alpine & Ski Guides
Black Sheep Adventures is a team of local ACMG Certified guides and experienced professionals but they’re also a ton of fun and really enjoy what they do! Adventure is personal so you want a guide that will not only help keep you safe, but share the experience and go the extra mile to get you the trip of your dreams. Their range of courses and trips is a great way to get to know people and develop relationships. Once they know someone, they can really work with them to create custom and unique trips that call to their sense of adventure.
5.00 (6 reviews)
Taylor Harmeyer

Jeff was amazing. Epic day on Rogers pass. 10/10 would do again and again.

Stefan Audolfsson

Our guide was great. Troy had the skills, knowledge and drive to make it the perfect day out in the mountains for us all and with his enthusiasm and respect for the surrounding environment he introduced new aspects to the sport to the younger part of the group.

Phil Hess

Jeff led us on a perfect tour. We traveled in some fun, challenging terrain, appropriate for the conditions, and Chelsey felt confident with his encouragement and use of the rope to protect short pitches. We would both love to ski with Jeff again on the next trip!

I have always felt safe when in the outdoors with Greg
Jennifer D.

I live in the area he primarily guides yet he has shown me new areas almost every time we have gone out together. Be it rock climbing or backcountry skiing/snowboarding we always have a great time. He is the best insurance policy I have that makes sure I am safe and have a great time.

Adam is one of the best guides out there
Johnny K.

Regardless of your goals for a trip you really can’t go wrong hiring him. He has a plethora of knowledge around snow science/avalanche safety as well as tips and tricks around the snow sports industry as he regularly gets out skiing with some of the biggest name athletes in the skiing world.

Daniel Serrano Reyes

Amazing guide, he tailored the experience for us, he offered us to do 2 runs on the bowl. We had a slow skier in the group and he waited very patiently. He explained to us all the avalanche dangers, how to use the touring skis. We were super happy with the experience, would highly recommend it.

Things to know

  • 57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity.

    We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re travelling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures in Devils Tower, WY, please refer to the Parks Canada website.

    Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!

  • What you get in this adventure:

    • An experienced, certified ski guide with extensive knowledge of the area
    • A full day of backcountry ski touring

    What’s not included:

    • Transportation
    • Technical backcountry ski touring equipment
    • Trip insurance
    • National Parks Pass
    • A Winter Permit (if applicable)
  • In order to enjoy this guided backcountry adventure in Rogers Pass, you need to have a good level of fitness. You will be on your feet for a full day and need to be ready to ascend up to 3.5 hours total throughout the day. While there is terrain for all skill levels in Revelstoke, BC, you will need to manage controlled descents in variable conditions. All participants should feel comfortable on blue level resort runs and be able to carry a loaded daypack while skinning up variable degrees of terrain.

    For the enjoyment and safety of everyone involved, participants must be approved to participate in advanced backcountry skiing tours either through a previous trip with the guiding service or through recommendations.

  • This backcountry ski trip in Rogers Pass is for intermediate to advanced backcountry skiers. The terrain is challenging and technical, requiring controlled descents in sometimes tricky environments. Beginners in the backcountry or those with blue level resort experience should consider an introduction to backcountry skiing with a guide in Revelstoke or Golden.

  • All mandatory gear can be rented if you don’t have your own. You can rent:

    The rental gear location is in Revelstoke and should be picked up the night prior to your outing. If you need to rent gear, let us know and we can help make arrangements

    For technical backcountry ski touring gear, you will need to bring:

    • Alpine touring skis, telemark skis or splitboard with skins (can be rented)
    • Touring boots and poles (can be rented)
    • Avalanche safety equipment (can be rented):
      • Digital, 3-antenna avalanche transceiver or beacon
      • Lightweight snow shovel
      • Avalanche probe
      • Harness for glacier travel

    For personal items, we recommend bringing:

    • Wind and waterproof shell jacket with hood (Gore-tex recommended)
    • Ski pants (Gore-tex recommended)
    • Helmet
    • Synthetic or wool base layers, underwear and socks
    • Down jacket or vest
    • Gloves and hat
    • One triple-action locking carabiner or two conventional locking carabiners
    • Repair kit and Leatherman for your equipment (can be shared between several people)
    • Water bottle and 1L of water
    • The food you can eat on-the-go
    • Sunglasses or ski goggles
    • First-aid kit
    • Sunscreen
    • Daypack large enough to carry all items listed (around a 30-45L bag)
    • Camera — optional
  • Groups and pricing:

    • For this adventure, the max client-to-guide ratio is 5:1.
    • The cost per person decreases as the group grows, so it’s the perfect opportunity to backcountry ski with friends and family.
    • Ski touring in Rogers Pass can be arranged for larger groups. Contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.

    Min. age requirements:

    • Everybody over the age of 18 is welcome to book this backcountry skiing adventure.
    • Minors may be permitted to join private tours on a case-by-case basis. If you plan to ski with anyone under the age of 18, please contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.
    • Other than that, keep in mind that minors who may be permitted to join the tour and are under the age of 16 will only be allowed to ski in simple terrain if the avalanche danger is considerable or higher.
  • For backcountry skiing in Rogers Pass, most people stay in Golden or Revelstoke. Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the closest international airport to fly into. Once in Golden or Revelstoke, Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass are accessible by car or charter bus in just under an hour.

    Once you and your guide agree on the details of your itinerary, your guide will suggest the best place to meet, usually at the ski area.

  • Day Trips Cancellations
    Fully refundable within the initial 48 hours from booking, unless the trip date is less than 7 days from the time of the booking.
    Cancellations up to 7 days prior to the trip date are refundable 100%.
    Cancellations within 7 days prior to the trip date are non-refundable.

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