| This course has been cancelled. Please see
Introduction to Backcountry Touring course
alternative here: http://www.accvancouver.org/events
Backcountry Skiing &
Our popular Introduction to Backcountry
course is back for 2021.
Come join Rob Janousek & Todd Powell, along with a
enthusiastic team of instructors for a fun and
experience learning to backcountry ski or
Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the upcoming
course will have a different format than in years
past and we are looking forward to instructing
We pack in a lot into the course. Expect some
challenges and a whole lot of fun in the process.
* Important *
Please read the course description thoroughly.
through screening, not your position on the
Waitlisted participants will be asked to provide a
brief summary of
experience and goals for the course, as well as
any medical or
issues they may have.
Based on the current provincial health guidelines,
consist of TWO evening
to our backcountry ski/splitboard weekend sessions
Coquihalla Summit/Manning Park area on January
23rd & 24th.
The weekday evening sessions will run for
approximately 3 hours each
night, with start times and in-person location TBD
(located in the
Tuesday, January 12th: Online introduction/and
(presented via Zoom meeting)
Tuesday, January 19th: In-person theory/practice
The cost for 2021ís IBS course is $80.00 per
Do not pay before being accepted into the course.
Upon being moved
the course waitlist to the registered participant
list, you will
due within one week of being added to the
registered participant list.
There are NO REFUNDS for participant cancellations
to Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding
Should you have to cancel your
accepted and paying the course fee, it will be
your responsibility to
find someone to take your spot, contacting
waitlisted participants and
arranging payment between for the course fee
should this not be possible, please be advised
that no refund will
be provided for participant cancellation once the
course fee is paid.
The only circumstances under which refunds will be
provided are where
course needs to be cancelled for all participants
(ie: changes in
provincial health guidelines prevent the ability
for us to conduct the
Once accepted into the course, for the payment, e-
Please include a note with the payment referencing
to this event ("
IBS 2021") and
use "V0N1G0" as the password for e-