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The perfect way to delve deep into the mountains.

For those who are already addicted to back-country riding, splitboarding is the next step.

Splitting your snowboard in two to great a ski-touring setup that still allows you to surf the snow on your way down lets you travel even further from the crowds and noise of the resorts.

Blending a passion for mountain travel with a passion for snowboarding and earning your turns the hard way is deeply satisfying, as well as being the closest thing you'll ever get to guaranteed fresh tracks.

This season Stevo McDonald will be guiding an epic week of splitboarding.

Backcountry freeriding is Stevo's real passion. He's been a Sainte Foy local for over 12 years and knows the mountain like he was born here. As well as holding a snowboard instructor qualification, He also holds the International Mountain Leader award, giving him a much deeper and broader knowledge of navigation, snow safety of the mountain environment.

If your going splitboarding with anyone you want Stevo on your team.

You can learn more about Stevo on his site:

To have the riding level for this course, you should have completed at least 4-6 weeks of snowboarding and feel very comfortable on red terrain and black terrain.


What's included?

Course costs include:

  • 5 days of backcountry guiding

  • Loan of avalanche safety equipment if required

  • Avalanche safety training session

  • 7 nights chalet accommodation

  • Semi-catered 5 days - Breakfast, cakes, 2 course dinners

  • Bubbles and canapés on arrival

  • Beer, wine and soft drinks

  • Bed-linen, towels & slippers

  • Wireless internet access

  • 10% discount off ski/snowboard equipment hire from ZigZags

What's not included:

  • Hire of any other backcountry kit required e.g. snowshoes for boarders, board/ski carry backpack - all available locally if required

  • Split-boards

  • Heli-skiing/boarding

  • Airport transfers 

  • Transfers from/to Bourg Saint Maurice bus/train station

  • Dinner on our night off

  • Lift passes

  • Insurance

  • Flights

  • Equipment hire

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