Introduction to backcountry skiing (Ski touring and splitboarding)

Introduction to backcountry skiing (Ski touring and splitboarding)

For participants that never tried ski touring or splitboarding

Who is this package for?

Skill level required

  • We ask participants to be able to ski in tree runs
  • Be willing to challenge themselves.
  • The subscription form makes it possible for us to make small homogeneous groups.

Introduction to backcountry package description

Hundreds of women were introduced to backcountry skiing through this package!

The goal is to learn all the basic of ski touring: from security in avalanche terrain to using the right equipment the right way, at the end of White Lips, you’ll have all the info needed to plan a small day trip with your friends. Half a day is reserved for teachings, and then you’ll be taken to the mountains!

Combine this package with rental equipment for a great way to introduce yourself to backcountry skiing in a low pressure ambiance, and even festive!

Concerned you wont do enough ski runs during your stay? Upgrade you package with a catskiing day, or two!

Teachings 30%
Descentes 70%

Make my reservation online

Taxes are not included.

Online reservations only. For more info or any issues with your reservation, call directly to the Chic-Chac by phone: 1-418-784-3311. Number of participants are limited. First come first served.

The ideal way to get introduced safely to backcountry in avalanche terrain.

What this package includes

Inclusions at 604.99$+tx

  • Introduction to ski touring and splitboarding equipment

  • Avalanche safety class by Avalanche Quebec

  • Food and accommodation included (3 nights, 8 meals).

  • Sponsors surprises.

  • Saturday night party entrance fees

  • Guided night time ski run (with a headlamp)!

  • Access to Miller mountain all weekend  (T-bar).

  • Even more surprises!

Other packages are available

2. Ski and fun: Intermediate to advanced 604.99$+tx

Teachings 30%
Descentes 70%

This package is for either participants from previons White Lips edition or women that already know how to use their backcountry equipement (Ski touring or splitboard equipment). If you prefer to optimise your skiing time instead of learning more about safety and decision making in avalanche terrain, this package is for your! You will be guided through the best places the Chic-Chocs have to offer over the course of 3 days. On top of it, you will benefit from the White Lips ambiance and party during your stay! 

January 16th to 19th 2020.

3. Introduction to safety in avalanche terrain (CSA-1) 829.99$+tx

Teachings 35%
Skiing 65%

Presented by Avalanche Quebec, this introduction to safety in avalanche terrain during White Lips with give your some guidelines to help your decision making. These guidelines come from the latest facts and knowledge from the industry. This class has been especially developed to answer the needs of people with very basic experience in backcountry. Taking this class while your are in the Chic-Chocs makes it even more relevant since you will be applying your new knowledge the very next day!

January 16th to 19th 2020

4. Decision making and management in avalanche terrain 799.99+tx

Teachings 20%
skiing 80%

This decision making and management in avalanche terrain class is a newly developed class by Avalanche Quebec in 2016. It targets participants who already have a CSA-1 certification and want to learn more about how to travel and move trough avalanche terrain. This class in an “in-between” CSA-1 and 2.

January 16th to 19th 2020