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Rogers Pass is between Revelstoke and Golden — both about an hour away
Intermediate to advanced
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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What you get in this adventure:
What’s not included:
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:
For personal items, we recommend bringing:
Groups and pricing:
Min. age requirements:
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.