Ski Resort Life

Backcountry Adventure Guide – Europe


Doug Coombs Steep Skiing Camps Worldwide

Dates: three trips ranging from Jan 13 to May 15

Price: $510 – $2495

Description: Trips to LaGrave, France and Verbier, Switzerland are offered as eight-day deals that include six-day lift tickets and workshops with UIAGM certified guides. (Includes instruction in steep skiing, ski mountaineering, and safe mountain travel.)

Phone: 307-734-0028


Extremely Canadian Freeskiing Trips
Dates: five trips between Jan 13 and Feb 11
Price: $2995 – $3495 Canadian
Description: Whistler-based company specializes in all-mountain guiding and coaching for advanced-intermediate to expert skiers. Seven to eight day trips are available to Chamonix, France, Champery, Switzerland, and Verbier, Switzerland.
Phone: 800-938-9656

Flaine Super Ski Touring
Description: Spend the week touring the Alps, overnighting in mountain refuges, following in the tracks of famous mountaineers with experienced high altitude guides. Trips are available in the winter from the Grand Massif and to the Portes du Soleil. Spring trips include The Haute Route (Chamonix to Zermatt), The Grand Paradis Tour (Italy), The Oberland Traverse (Switzerland), and The Oetztal Arena (Austria).
Phone: (00 33) (0)4 50 68 55 98

Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre
Description: Courses are based at an altitude of 2000 meters in the village of Arolla in the southern Swiss Alps. Instructors will guide you through beautiful scenery while you learn techniques needed to organize and carry out your own ski tour.
Phone: 01690 720 214