Selkirk Mountain Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

How well do I need to ski to join a ski touring program with Durrand Glacier - Selkirk Mountain Experience?

In order to enjoy backcountry skiing and powder skiing with us you need to be a very strong intermediate skier who can safely and efficiently link 30 turns without falling. The terrain is challenging and requires good skiing technique – equivalent to black diamond runs at internationally acclaimed ski areas. Powder skiing experience is not required, but solid skiing skills, including side slipping, are essential.

Why are all the ski touring trips at the Durrand Glacier - Selkirk Mountain Experience fully catered and guided?

All of the backcountry skiing trips at the Durrand Glacier - Selkirk Mountain Experience are guided by our guides. Our guides are certified by the International Mountain Guide Association and/or the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. They are intimately familiar with both the terrain and the snow conditions as they spend the entire winter ski touring in the area.

Backcountry skiing at the Durrand Glacier Chalet