Discover the Backcountry.

Backcountry Ski Touring at its best – Let’s go skiing! With the experience of an ACMG Ski Guide, join us on a scheduled trip or put a private group together for:

  • Day Trips
  • Hut Trips
  • Helicopter Assist Trips
  • Spring Basecamps
  • Glacier Travel & Intro to Backcountry Courses

Hyland Backcountry Services Ltd is one of the largest providers of avalanche courses in Northwest BC for ski or sled.

We offer a variety of Avalanche Training Courses, including:

  • AST 1
  • AST  2
  • AST Companion Rescue
  • Custom Training

We offer workplace training, safety planning & consulting services. New Worksafe BC Regulations for avalanche safety best practices are now in effect in BC.

We can provide:

  • Avalanche Training for Workers
  • Avalanche Risk Assessments
  • Avalanche Safety Plans
  • ATES Terrain Ratings

Welcome to Hyland Backcountry Services Ltd.

Located in Smithers, BC in the heart of the scenic Bulkley Valley, Hyland Backcountry is focused on providing avalanche safety training and consulting, and guided backcountry skiing throughout Northern British Columbia. We specialize In providing:

  • Certified ACMG Ski Guides
  • Recreational Avalanche Training for Skiers & Sledders
  • Industrial Avalanche Training & Consulting

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AST 1 Plus Ski

Dec 1-3, 2017

Smithers, BC

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AST 1 Sled

Dec 9-10, 2017

Smithers, BC

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AST Companion Rescue Ski

Dec 23, 2017

Smithers, BC

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New Years Eve AST 1 Ski

Dec 30-31, 2017

Hudson Bay Mountain, Smithers

Join us for the end of the year, and at the end of the course ski into the HBM daylodge to party the year away!

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AST 2 Ski

Feb 9-12, 2018

Smithers, BC

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