Ski Touring

Join us day skiing in the mountains of our backyard, learn more about avalanche safety or glacier travel, fly into a remote range in Canada or Alaska or venture on an unforgettable journey to the mountains of Japan or Chile.

 

Whatever your aspire to do ... we can make it happen.

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Japanese Powder Journey 2019
Hokkaido Dates TBD:
Hakuba Dates TBD:

 Join us as we indulge of the famous powder in Japan's mountains.  We'll explore the mountains and magic powder of Hokkaido before heading south to the steeper mountains around Hakuba.  Every day will be an opportunity to enjoy Japanese culture - from fabulous food, trips to ancient temples to soaking in ancient hot-springs.  

  
  

 

 
Ski Tour & Heli Ski ALaksa
Custom Dates
 

Join us as we explore one of the most majestic jewels of North America: Valdez Alaska.  Located in the rugged Mountains of Central Alaska, Valdez and Thompsan pass is a virtual playground for ski/boar touring on the planet.  We'll combine a mix of day ski-touring/ a day of heli-skiing and a heli-bump to enjoy a fabulous week of skiing in the mountains of Alaska.  

 
Ski Volcanoes of Chile / Argentina
Custom Dates
 

Can't wait for ski season?  Neither can we!  Head south of the equator to enjoy some of the best back-country skiing to be had this time of year.  We'll begin our tour enjoying some lift accessed ski touring from famous resorts in Argentina.  Then we'll ski steep couloirs in Bariloche.  The trip will finish with some climbs & descents of the perfectly conical volcanoes of Chile like Llaime, Villarica and Osorno.  

AST1 Avalanche Course
Custom Dates                       $275 (Min 4)
 

Want to learn the basics of safe winter travel?  This standardized 2-day + evening Avalanche Canada course is essential.  

 

AST2 Avalanche Course
Custom Dates

This intensive 4 day  course is an excellent next step for people who have already completed the AST 1 and who are passionate about learning to make better decisions about terrain, avalanche hazard, weather and assessing snow stability.

 
Ladies - Glacier Travel and SKills Course
Custom Dates
$275 (Min 4)

 

This is a course for strong skiers and riders who want to learn how and when to rope up on glaciers, rappel into steeps, do simple and more advanced crevasse rescue.  

 

Intro to Back-country 
Dates TBD Winter 2015/16 
 

This fun-filled weekend course will help you develop a strong foundation in back-country skiing/riding.  

 

Intro to Ski-Mountaineering
Dates TBD Spring 2016
$ 600 for 3 day course and
$800 for 4 day course. 
 

 Learn from a pro that has spent a lot of time outside in the field how to move safely, make the right decisions,  plan, navigate and most importantly, how to use terrain and snow stability evaluation to keep yourself safe.  

 

 

Custom Guiding 

Cost depends on Guide / Guest ratios

1:1 $500 each             / 1:2 $285 per person 

1:3 $225 per person / 1:4 $190 per person + tax

 

Let us help you create the ski holiday of your dreams.  Want a mix of lift accessed ski touring, on piste and back-country ski touring?  Want to get a helicopter to drop you off into the heart of the Selkirk Mountains for a day of skiing?  We can help make your dream a reality.   

 

Ski Tour Rogers Pass

Hard to imagine a better place to enjoy a great day in the mountains.  Ski powder in the trees during storm cycles and enjoy stunning alpine traverses and bowls when the weather clears.  

 

Ski tour with a Helicopter Drop-off

Dpending on flight time.  Estimate between $550-800 per person.

 

Let a helicopter take us to the goods and then leave us for a day of peaceful ski touring.  We'll work with local operators to fly us into the heart of the Selkirks and enjoy a fabulous ski run to warm up the legs.  All days will be designed to find the best snow conditions and most aesthetic route touring up and skiing down all day. A helicopter flies us home from the bottom our last run.  Not to be missed. 

 
Remote Ski Camps
Dates Available Spring 2016
 
$ Contact for quotes depending on flight time, location and length of trip.

 

You love the idea of been dropped by an Helicopter in the heart of the mountains, set up your camp and then ski in every direction with just a day pack?  We share the same love.  The possibilities are limitless.  Some of our favorite locations include the Monarch Mountains near Bella Coola, the Panthron near Tatla Lake, Deep in the Selkriks closer to Revelstoke or possibly even the Alaska Range.  Spring provides longer days and more stable snow for tackling stunning mountain objectives.  

contact Aspire Mountain Journeys at:

cecelia.mortenson@gmail.com

778-266-0650