Tag: ski touring

Can a Ski Area and Conservation Co-Exist?

Historically, conservationists vilify ski areas and often with just cause. The broad swaths cleared for runs fracture the eco system and resident wildlife hesitate traversing the new open areas. The recent emphasis on year-round mountain activities further displaces the wildlife. The increased human engagement brought in by the development forces the wildlife out of the …
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Selkirk Lodge

View Powder Destinations in a larger map Perched at 2,200 m (7,200 ft) in the Albert Icefield area, 35 km east of Revelstoke, Selkirk Lodge commands a backcountry skiing paradise. The chalet is located high in a valley of breathtaking beauty with spectacular views in every direction. Wonderful ski touring awaits you right outside the …
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Dezaiko Lodge

View Powder Destinations in a larger map Dezaiko Lodge is situated at tree line in a picturesque alpine bowl with excellent skiing right outside the door. The area is renowned for its deep snow, limitless terrain and world class tree skiing. The wood crafted and heated lodge is warm and cozy and always a welcome …
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Mistaya Lodge

View Powder Destinations in a larger map Visit their secluded tree-line lodge for all levels of hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and mountaineering surrounded by pristine peaks, glaciers and alpine meadows. Relax in the beauty and peace. An artist and photographer paradise! Great for reunions, work retreats, weddings and families. Certified guides lead throughout the day, while …
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Blanket Glacier

Blanket Glacier Chalet

View Powder Destinations in a larger map Al & Marion Schaffer’s Blanket Glacier Chalet, based in the snowy Monashee Mountains, offers the novice and more experienced backcountry skier quick and safe access to runs in the trees, on long glaciers and day tours. Their environmentally friendly three-storey, A-frame chalet, with shower and spacious sauna, offers …
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