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Backcountry Skiing

El Gato offers ski touring and ski mountaineering trips in Western Canada. Trips vary from ski touring out of a nice hotel in the Bow Valley or Rogers Pass, weeklong backcoutry lodge trips, mutli-day ski traverses or ski mountaineering in a remote location. Félix also guides for the Alpine Club of Canada and works with other local guides on many trips.

Heli-skiing trips can also be organized at Eagle Pass Heli-Skiing (deep cold-smoke in the Monashees) or Last Fronstier Heli-Skiing (deep coastal powder and big alpine runs). Please e-mail for more info or to organize a trip.

Private guiding and custom trips start at $400/day for 2 people. Please e-mail or phone (403-609-1526) for more information or to discuss options.

Check out the article in the Globe and Mail on a trip to the Colombia Icefield that Félix was guiding in Spring of 2010.

Some of the following weeks are in partnership with local guides and companies. Following some of those links will bring you to the partner's website.

This year's trips:

Asulkan Ski Camp
With Alpine Club of Canada (link)
March 11-15, 2013
$1295 + tax

Wapta Traverse
With Alpine Club of Canada (link)

March 16-23, 2013
$1695 + tax

Battle Abbey
With WildTrips (link)

April 20-27, 2013
$2100 + tax

Sorcerer Lodge
With Sorcerer

February 8-15, 2014
$2100 + tax