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Intro to Backcountry

Signature program

The door to Backcountry Bliss

Find freedom in the Andes with APEX Backcountry Guides as we show you all the skin track tricks, demystify avalanche gear, and paint a clear picture of what you should be focussing on to get the most out of every backcountry tour.


What it's about

This two day offering from APEX is just what the seasoned pros are hoping you'll catch wind of. Why? It's simple, without a fundamental understanding of avalanche rescue you pose as much of a risk to yourself in the backcountry as to everyone else.

Who it's for

Everyone looking to leave the resorts to pursue untouched powder treasures in the backcountry should get in on this informative course.  


Cruiser to Expert

Intro to Backcountry

Two remarkable days of backcountry instruction in the fundamentals of safety and best practices for getting the most out of your time skiing and snowboarding.

4 Guest: 1 Guide ratio

8 Guest max


60% mountain, 40% trees


2 days

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Fundamentals of backcountry avalanche safety and travel protocols increase margins of safety.

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Training avalanche rescue skills is crucial to safe ski touring and splitboarding missions around the world.

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