Burnie Glacier Chalet is easy to get to - leave Vancouver in the morning and ski in the afternoon!

It's big. Much of it is alpine and glaciated. It appeals to stronger skiers.

A backcountry lodge in Canada that offers all the charm of a European mountain hut - all to yourself!

Northern BC is like nothing you've ever experienced - big mountains, rich culture & more bears than people!

The ultimate backcountry experience in the mountains of northwestern BC.

Basic Avalanche Skills Training

Dates: TBD

Basic Avalanche Courses for skiers, snowboarders, and ice climbers.

Covers recognition and avoidance of avalanche terrain, self-rescue plus lots more. CAA RAC format. In this 2.5 day avalanche training course you can learn the basics: how snow avalanches work, how to recognize and avoid snow avalanche terrain, and self-rescue. You need to be able to travel confidently in winter mountain terrain.

Snow avalanche gear- beacons, probes,and shovels are supplied. Ski mountaineering skis and skins are available for the course at no extra charge.

Your instructor has 30 years of experience as a guide, instructor, forecaster and planner.

 
 

Christoph and Sean did an amazing job of always finding perfect lines for us. Burnie Chalet is in an amazing location with fantastic scenery and ski terrain. Wonderful touring with the best skiing of my life.

Torsten Lyon, Nashville TN