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Backcountry Skiing

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Backcountry skiing on Mount Begbie near Revelstoke (Garrett Grove photo) British Columbia has the most important elements for fantastic backcountry skiing: big snowfalls and huge mountains. Expect diverse terrain filled with untouched powder, glades, glaciers and incredible scenery. Cozy backcountry lodges and alpine huts allow for multi-day ski touring, and backcountry ski guides can safely assess the snowpack. What is Backcountry Skiing? Backcountry skiing in British Columbia typically means “earning your turns” by trekking up slopes with climbing skins or by bootpacking. The reward? Skiing down through untracked snow, usually in remote

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