Advanced Backcountry Enthusiast

Whistler Blackcomb Backcountry
You are comfortable and competent using your probe and transceiver. Always enter the backcountry with a backpack and avalanche equipment. You have your AST Level 1 or greater. You check hazard bulletins and are aware of daily snow and weather conditions.

Training

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Avalanche Skills Training

Level 2 - Designed for the serious and experienced winter backcountry user. This course expands on the theories and principles established at the AST Level 1 or those who already have a solid understanding of snow avalanche principles.

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Guides

Guided Backcountry Tours

Professional certified guides by with expert knowledge of Whistler Blackcomb backcountry terrain. Guided tours by Extremely Canadian Backcountry Adventures to experience Whistler's tantalizing backcountry.

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Backcountry

Backcountry Requirements

Required equipment and knowledge before entering Whistler Blackcomb Backcountry

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Gear

Backcountry

Gear and Equipment

What to wear and where to find all your equipment and clothing needs for the backcountry.

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Resources

Avalanche Advisory

Whistler Blackcomb avalanche advisory report. Snowpack, conditions, weather and risk levels. Issued daily during winter season.

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CAC

CAC Bulletins

Latest Canadian Avalanche Centre backcountry forecast and bulletins.

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