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CANADA – SKI ROAD TRIP IN BC

We unravel the secret BC spots and get you into deep pow! The Powder Highway is a renowned ski region in interior British Columbia, come to properly experience this slice of powder skiing heaven with our Team!

Unique slopes, epic runs Professional guide with local knowledge 
Multiple powder playgrounds  Gorgeous BC panorama vistas

 

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Experience British Columbia skiing like never before, the ultimate powder skiing adventure!

In our Canada Ski Tour, we’ll visit some of British Columbia’s best ski resorts, a powder paradise. The trip begins in Calgary where we meet up and head off for good times. We have targeted the unique BC resorts of Fernie, Whitewater, Red Mountain, Revelstoke and Kicking Horse.

All resorts are connected with small towns, big opportunities, monster burgers and inspiring mountains to explore with knowledgeable guides.

Our travel concept is based on the feeling of traveling with like-minded friends, all with the goal of having the best ski tour as possible in the powder, trees and off-piste. This is regardless of whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or with a larger group of friends.

Our guests do not have to think about details, they just need to be excited to ski with us at Outdoor Norway and experience Western Canada at its best. This is considered the most valuable ski tour package in Canada, your ski holidays handled by professionals who are passionate for what they do!

Included in your travel are professional guiding, Hotels and transportation in Canada!

Location

Voss

Season

Feb - Mar

Price

38 740 NOK

Included

Guide + Accommodation + land transport + Ski passes

Duration

10 days

Difficulty

Advanced

Requirements

+14 years.
If your kids possess solid powder experience on steep slopes, give us a shout

Recommendation

This tour suits intermediate and advanced off-piste skiers.
Satisfactory fitness is required.

 

Certified guides

Embark on your adventure with confidence as our certified professionals, boasting years of invaluable experience, lead the way. Our guides are not only experts in their field but also passionate about providing you with a memorable and safe journey. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a novice explorer, our team is dedicated to ensuring that your experience is not only thrilling but also filled with insights and knowledge.

Details

For Ski roadtrip in BC, Canada

  Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive in Calgary and transfer to Fernie.
Day 2 – Skiing in Fernie 
Day 3 – Skiing Fernie
Day 4 – Skiing Whitewater 
Day 5 – Skiing Red Mountain
Day 6 – Skiing Revelstoke 
Day 7 – Skiing Revelstoke 
Day 8 – Skiing Kicking Horse
Day 9 – Skiing Kicking Horse
Day 10 – Transfer to Calgary

DESTINATIONS
  • 2 Nights in Fernie. 
  • 2 Nights in Nelson
  • 2 Nights in Revelstoke
  • 3  Nights in Golden

Guest requirements

  • +14 years old (the guardian signs waiver for minors)
  • Confident on skis
  • Good physical health

Before your trip, please inform us or your guide of any medical conditions like asthma, epilepsy, etc.

What to bring with you

If you’re in need of equipment see our rental offers table below or please contact our staff to discuss the rental options in our area. Otherwise, minimum gear requirements include:

  • Skis with walk bindings (alpine touring, Telemark or split-board set up)
  • Climbing skins
  • Ski boots, poles & helmet
  • Avalanche safety kit (transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Personal backpack 
    (items above you can rent from us, prices below)
  • Shell jacket with hood (water & windproof)
  • Shell pants or bibs
  • Down or synthetic jacket
  • Mid-layer sweater or vest (if its too cold)
  • Base layers, wool is best
  • Gloves, hat, socks, goggles & sunglasses for the hiking up if is a sunny day

WHAT’S INCLUDED

✔️ Professional Guide
✔️ All Transportation in Canada
✔️ 8 Ski passes for the Ski Resorts to visit
✔️ 9 Nights of accommodation on a twin room with a double size bed
✔️ 7 Breakfast
✔️ Dinner
✔️ Lunch

NOT INCLUDED

❌ Lunch, dinner, beverages and snacks
❌ Accident/travel insurance

❌ Dinner
❌ Lunch
❌ 2 Breakfast. In Nelson, the hotel does not provide a breakfast

ACCOMMODATION

Along the way we staying in different motels with large clean rooms, twin beds and fast internet. Television and other amenities are available and many have a hot tub for hotel guests.

INTERNET

Internet is available in all accommodations.

OTHER EXPENSES

Aside from lunches and dinners, there are no required additional expenses for this trip, but you might like to take spending money for such things as souvenir shopping and nightlife.

LAUNDRY 

Laundry is available most nights. Please talk to your Guides to arrange.

MEALS

Breakfast is included in the tour package. 

Lunches  we’ll take at the ski resort we’re visiting. Costs not included are $15-$25 CAD per lunch or you can bring your own snack as you like. 

Dinners are also not included however we will eat together in the fine places that our guides recommend. Approx. $20 – 25 CAD per dinner in local restaurants.

PRICES

  • NOK 38.740,00 Prices are stated in Norwegian Kroner (NOK)
  • (USD 3.638,16 approximately. Conversion quote in February 2024 for point of reference)

In order to secure your spot, a 50% deposit is required to secure a place on one of Outdoor Norway Multiday tours.

45-DAY RISK-FREE BOOKING WINDOW

After making the booking reservation, you can cancel at any point during the first 45 days after booking. This buys you 6 weeks to sort out flights, vacation time, etc. and not have to worry about someone else taking your spot(s).

The final 50% has to be paid 45 days after the booking date. We will sent a payment link to your email.

FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS

We do not book international flights for our clients.  A great tool we use to view different flight options at the best available rates is Google Flights or Kayak.com.

ARRIVAL AIRPORT

Calgary International Airport (YYC).

GETTING THERE AND BACK

RIDE STARTING POINT

We will be offering airport pick-up from Calgary International Airport on Day 1 at 4:00 p.m.
Our Guides will be holding a sign with our company name on it.

It is a 4-hour drive to Fernie. We do not offer airport pick-up prior to Day 1 or outside of the scheduled time listed above.

RIDE ENDING POINT

On Day 10, your guides will be doing drop offs at the Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport at 3:15 p.m. or at the Calgary International Airport at 3:30 p.m.
If staying a few extra days, we recommend staying at the Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport.   Visit their website using this link to book extra hotel nights.
Drop-offs will be offered on Day 10 only. If you wish to extend your staying you must arrange transportation yourself.

SCHEDULED DEPARTURES 

WINTER 2024
  • 24th December 2023 to 2nd January 2024
  • 25th January 2024 to 3rd February 2024 – 5 Spots left
  • 14th February 2024 to 23rd February 2024
  • 24th February 2024 to 4th March 2024
WINTER 2025
  • 12th February 2023 to 21st 2025
  • 22th February 2023 to 3rd March 2025
PRIVATE TRIPS

Would you like a private, customised ski tour outside of the dates listed above? Complete the inquiry form located below on this page, and inform us regarding your choices.

We'll hand-craft an itinerary specifically suited to your wishes and needs.

Exploring

the Best Powder Resorts in North America

Fernie - Where Winter Dreams Come True

Unleash your winter spirit in Fernie, a true playground boasting 2500 acres of skiable terrain, up to 37 feet of seasonal snow, and the Rockies' most significant vertical. Dive into 142 named runs, 5 alpine bowls, and state-of-the-art snow facilities. Beyond epic skiing, Fernie offers a historic town, intriguing characters, and passionate locals, creating an unforgettable Rocky Mountain experience.

Whitewater - Powder Paradise Beckons

Answer the call for powder in Whitewater, interior BC's snowiest haven. With the region's highest snowfall, tree skiing nirvana, and the charming town of Nelson, Whitewater provides an uncrowded haven for skiing enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the strong community feel and discover the joy of untracked slopes.

Red Mountain - Untouched Beauty Awaits

RED Mountain Resort, the last great unspoiled resort in North America, beckons with 4,200 skiable acres, deep powder, and unparalleled tree skiing. Nestled in Rossland, BC, this resort offers an uncrowded retreat with wide open groomers, a remarkable 2,919ft vert, and 360-degree descents off select peaks. Stay slopeside for an authentic mountain experience.

Revelstoke - Vertical Thrills Await

Home to North America's most vertical drop at 1,713 meters, Revelstoke is a world-renowned destination for incredible terrain. From alpine bowls to perfectly spaced glades, Revelstoke promises an unmatched skiing adventure. Challenge your limits and witness the breathtaking beauty of this iconic mountain.

Kicking Horse - Where Heights and Powder Meet

Experience the awe-inspiring Kicking Horse, home to the fourth-highest vertical drop in North America. Dive into the raw ruggedness of 4,200 acres, indulging in the always-fresh powder and breathtaking scenery. With ridiculously long downhill runs and the option to heli-ski, Kicking Horse stands as one of British Columbia's most exceptional ski resorts. Plan your adventure now and witness the extraordinary stories waiting to unfold

 

WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED

PEACE OF MIND POLICIES

LIFETIME GUARANTEE

Our Lifetime Guarantee allows any of our Clients forced to delay a departure or wanting to switch tour packages altogether the ability to apply their initial deposit towards a later scheduled date or another Person at no extra charge. As long as you give us 61 days’ notice, your deposit will be good forever, whether you use it for the same trip or transfer it to another one. A Lifetime Guarantee has no expiration date and can be used for any departure – provided room is still available, and the accommodation availability you are welcome to join in another departure.

Simply put, we want to ensure you can enjoy the Outdoor Norway experience you want, at a time that works best for you.

A Lifetime Guarantee is also transferable, meaning that you can transfer your deposit to another Friend as a gift or for a fee, it's up to you.

Notes: 

Any cancellations made within 60 days of the scheduled departure will be treated as a passenger cancellation, in which case the entire payment, will be forfeited and cannot be applied to another departure. Please see our cancellation terms and conditions for Multiday tours.

We highly recommend you purchase trip cancellation/interruption insurance for your safety. On this way, are covered inside the 60 days prior departure 

We allow one transfer of your Lifetime Guarantee deposit, if you choose to transfer a second time, there is a kr. 4.500 transfer fee.

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Still have questions?

FAQ

What is the best time to go skiing in British Columbia, Canada?

It all relies on Mother Nature! Statistical data indicates that February and March typically experience the highest average snowfall in BC, but the season extends beyond that!

What should I bring with me for a ski tour in British Columbia, Canada?

Before your activity, you will receive a detailed list of recommended items to bring, including appropriate clothing and gear for the activity. This typically encompasses recommended clothing and gear such as:

Ski jacket and pants, hardshell, gloves, hat, hiking boots
Woolen underlayers and socks
Skin protection against cold
Powder skis with a wide width underfoot. The width and lenght depends on your skills, weight and height.
Helmet
Ski poles
Transceiver (its possible to rent)
Backpack
Snacks & water

Do I need prior experience to go on a ski tour in BC?

Yes, prior skiing experience in off-piste terrain is required.

If your experience is limited, please get in touch with us as we might be able to organize a tailored tour or itinerary for you and your group.

Do I need to be physically fit to go skiing?

We suggest that all our guests have good physical health for skiing activities.

If you have any medical concerns but still wish to go skiing, we advise consulting with your doctor beforehand for your safety. Remember to always ski according to your own skill and fitness level.

Is this skiing trip suitable for seniors?

Our backcountry skiing tours have no maximum age limit; as long as you're physically fit, and you are enthusiastic, you're welcome to join!

Should I tip my guide?

Tipping isn't customary in Norway, as it is e.g. in the USA. Our guides put in considerable effort to ensure your experience is both enjoyable and safe, maintaining the high standards set by Outdoor Norway.

While tipping is recognized as a standard practice in the industry and is always welcomed, it's never an obligation. It's entirely up to your discretion whether you choose to leave a tip. Your appreciation for the service provided is greatly valued either way.

Do I need to sign a waiver?

Yes.

Upon joining any activity, a waiver acknowledging risks must be read and signed. For minors, a parent or guardian is required to sign the waiver.

Meeting point

Calgary Airport 

Meeting point inside the airport: After you retrieve your luggage, there is a security check. Your guide will be there waiting for you with a signage post with our company name:

OUTDOOR NORWAY

HAPPY DAYS  😊