MT WASHINGTON BACKCOUNTRY
Mount Washington offers some fine powder stashes to those who know where to go. These low-ratio sessions with ACMG ski guides are available most days. Please get in touch if you would like to secure a specific date. These trips...
The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with little to no avalanche related experience. Students will learn to understand the formation of avalanches, to recognize...
AST+ THEORY TO PRACTICE
For many people, taking the step from avalanche skills training to actually getting out touring in the backcountry can be a bit daunting. This course bridges the gap from theory to practice. The idea was actually developed by...
Wilderness Navigation One is single-day, introductory course where participants will learn how to plan safe and efficient wilderness routes using topographic maps and a compass, along with the ability to recognise other useful...
With a helicopter to whisk you straight into high alpine terrain, great ski terrain is accessible for...
- 2 SPOTS LEFT
- Feb 6, 2021 (day trip)
INTRO WINTER TRAVEL
Looking to get into the mountains this winter? This two-day backcountry tour with one night of winter...
- 6 SPOTS LEFT
- Feb 6 - 7, 2021
The Avalanche Skills Training Two is an advanced avalanche course which takes a closer look at how...
- 8 SPOTS LEFT
- Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2021
Important - Please Read
All Island Alpine Guides courses and trips take place in an outdoor, wilderness environment. This means that as a participant you will be encountering various risks, dangers, and hazards, some of which include avalanches, cornices, crevasses, cliffs, trees, creeks, rockfall, difficult travel conditions, weather, illness, equipment failure, wild animals, becoming lost as well as the possibility of mistakes being made by IAG guides and instructors.
To participate in these activities you will be required to read and agree to our waiver as part of the registration process. You will also be required to sign the waiver at the start of the course or trip. In doing so you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue or to claim compensation following an accident.
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IAG COVID-19 Best Practices
**Island Alpine Guides Covid-19 Risk Management Practices (17 Nov 2020)**
This document outlines a series of ‘best practices’ which Island Alpine Guides (IAG) will follow when operating trips and courses while the risk of transmission of COVID-19 is present. The contents of this document are derived predominantly from the advice of the BC Provincial Health Officer...
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