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Day 1 - ski season
Gathered the crew and went hunting for winter hiding up high.  It’s there!
Day 1 - ski season Gathered the crew and went hunting for winter hiding up high. It’s there!
Excited to be working with some incredible female guides to offer Women’s only courses this winter. • Women’s AST 1+
• Intro to ski touring • Women’s split-board weekend
• Ski mountaineering
@hollyskiwalker @julia.niles @kenny_hicks @abbydells @christinefeleki @corvus_snowboarding
Excited to be working with some incredible female guides to offer Women’s only courses this winter. • Women’s AST 1+ • Intro to ski touring • Women’s split-board weekend • Ski mountaineering @hollyskiwalker @julia.niles @kenny_hicks @abbydells @christinefeleki @corvus_snowboarding
Caption this!! Most liked comment gets a crisp limited edition altus buff 🤟
Guide @ross_berg_ looking fired up talking snow science!
🤳  @hollyskiwalker
Caption this!! Most liked comment gets a crisp limited edition altus buff 🤟 Guide @ross_berg_ looking fired up talking snow science! 🤳 @hollyskiwalker
Strolling down the office hallways. 
#mondaymotivation
It’s the simple things in life. 🏄‍♂️
📹 @ross_berg_
It’s the simple things in life. 🏄‍♂️ 📹 @ross_berg_
Who drops firsts?  How do your ski partners decide who gets the first line?

#paperocksissors #roshambo #evenandodd
Just another photo of Joffre lakes on Instagram. Classic. 
#instafamous #influencer #joffrelakes
And to your right you will see ski season coming in hot!! Ain’t she a beauty!
#altusmountainguides #skitouring #whistler
Sauna house views from our spring base camp in Norway. 
The skiing is good too... #altusmountainguides #norway #skitouring
Cold days at the Chuting Gallery are just around the corner ⛄️
📸 @thesplitboardcollective •
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #sparkrandd #g3gear #hitcase
Your AST1 course is your first step to getting out and exploring the backcountry!
Our AST 1+ course is unique. We incorporate ski touring skills into the conventional AST 1 course template. This course focuses on avalanche terrain, snowpack analysis and companion rescue in addition to the skills needed to access the backcountry. 
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• Courses available every weekend until mid-March 
Plus mid-week courses
• December 5/6
• December 12/13
• January 9/10
• January 23/24
• February 6/7
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PC: @justinkious
@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase •
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
Your AST1 course is your first step to getting out and exploring the backcountry! Our AST 1+ course is unique. We incorporate ski touring skills into the conventional AST 1 course template. This course focuses on avalanche terrain, snowpack analysis and companion rescue in addition to the skills needed to access the backcountry. ______ • Courses available every weekend until mid-March Plus mid-week courses • December 5/6 • December 12/13 • January 9/10 • January 23/24 • February 6/7 _____ PC: @justinkious @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase • #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
Big Mountains = Big Fun!
Our Big Mountain Skiing course is the most advanced recreation course offered. Modeled on the Ski Guide training program, this course will push your ability and confidence as a backcountry skier.  Participants can expect to leave this course with the ability to make structured and well-educated decisions to be self-sufficient in big mountain terrain.
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• January 24-28
• February 14-18
• March 21-25
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@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase •
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
Big Mountains = Big Fun! Our Big Mountain Skiing course is the most advanced recreation course offered. Modeled on the Ski Guide training program, this course will push your ability and confidence as a backcountry skier. Participants can expect to leave this course with the ability to make structured and well-educated decisions to be self-sufficient in big mountain terrain. _____ • January 24-28 • February 14-18 • March 21-25 _____ @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase • #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
We're going to Japan, won't you join us?
We will be road tripping to the absolute best locations throughout Hokkaido, away from the crowds to explore areas of the backcountry where even locals rarely go.  Our Lead Guide @benwillski has 5 seasons experience guiding in Hokkaido’s Backcountry. With Ben’s knowledge and experience, you can be certain you are skiing the best and deepest Japan has to offer.
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• February 1 - 8 *SOLD OUT
• February 8 - 15 *SOLD OUT
• February 15 - 22 *ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT
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@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase •
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
We're going to Japan, won't you join us? We will be road tripping to the absolute best locations throughout Hokkaido, away from the crowds to explore areas of the backcountry where even locals rarely go. Our Lead Guide @benwillski has 5 seasons experience guiding in Hokkaido’s Backcountry. With Ben’s knowledge and experience, you can be certain you are skiing the best and deepest Japan has to offer. _____ • February 1 - 8 *SOLD OUT • February 8 - 15 *SOLD OUT • February 15 - 22 *ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT _____ @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase • #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
Steeps & Peaks!
Our Steeps and Peaks course focuses on travelling in alpine terrain and skiing interesting lines safely. This course focuses on glaciology, steep snow faces, avalanche assessment and group dynamics.
This 2 day action packed course is geared for skiers and riders who already have a strong understanding of ski touring techniques.  The ideal participant is motivated to learn safe and efficient ski mountaineering techniques as well as have an understanding on how they wish to apply these skills in the future.
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• December 15/16
• January 5/6
• February 16/17
• March 9/10
• March 30/31
Register by October 15 and save 15%! Use promo code: altus1819
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📸 @tifotos 
@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
Steeps & Peaks! Our Steeps and Peaks course focuses on travelling in alpine terrain and skiing interesting lines safely. This course focuses on glaciology, steep snow faces, avalanche assessment and group dynamics. This 2 day action packed course is geared for skiers and riders who already have a strong understanding of ski touring techniques. The ideal participant is motivated to learn safe and efficient ski mountaineering techniques as well as have an understanding on how they wish to apply these skills in the future. _____ • December 15/16 • January 5/6 • February 16/17 • March 9/10 • March 30/31 Register by October 15 and save 15%! Use promo code: altus1819 _____ 📸 @tifotos @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
Big Mountains, Glaciers, Steeps and Summits!  Learn the skills to get after big peaks and objectives.  Our 3 day Women's Mountaineering course is the complete program to take backcountry skiing to the next level.  Join IFMGA Mountain Guide Julia Niles for intensive structured education and a supportive atmosphere to push your limits.
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• January 4-6
• February 8-10
• March 1 - 3
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Book before October 15 and save 15%!
📸 @hollyskiwalker
@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
Big Mountains, Glaciers, Steeps and Summits! Learn the skills to get after big peaks and objectives. Our 3 day Women's Mountaineering course is the complete program to take backcountry skiing to the next level. Join IFMGA Mountain Guide Julia Niles for intensive structured education and a supportive atmosphere to push your limits. _____ • January 4-6 • February 8-10 • March 1 - 3 _____ Book before October 15 and save 15%! 📸 @hollyskiwalker @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
Learn how to take your ski skills into the backcountry! 
Our 2 day Backcountry Skiing Intro course introduces participants to backcountry ski touring gear, travel techniques, avalanche awareness, route finding, route planning, whiteout navigation and descent strategies. 
Participants will leave the weekend confident in their ability to join groups of friends in the backcountry, or even lead their own backcountry trips, to ski simple terrain.
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• December 1/2
• December 22/23
• January 12/13
• February 2/3
• February 23/24.
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Book before October 15 and save 15%!
@arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase •

#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #petzl #spark #hitcase
Learn how to take your ski skills into the backcountry! Our 2 day Backcountry Skiing Intro course introduces participants to backcountry ski touring gear, travel techniques, avalanche awareness, route finding, route planning, whiteout navigation and descent strategies. Participants will leave the weekend confident in their ability to join groups of friends in the backcountry, or even lead their own backcountry trips, to ski simple terrain. _____ • December 1/2 • December 22/23 • January 12/13 • February 2/3 • February 23/24. _____ Book before October 15 and save 15%! @arcteryx @g3gear @petzl_official @sparkrandd @hitcase • #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #petzl  #spark  #hitcase 
Who got a taste of winter today??
It’s easy to start thinking of days like this!
📸 @thesplitboardcollective
Who got a taste of winter today?? It’s easy to start thinking of days like this! 📸 @thesplitboardcollective
Step up your backcountry game this winter!
@altusmtnguides is giving you 15% off all 2018/2019 winter trips and courses! All you need to do is book before October 15!
Why pay more than you have to 🤷🏼‍♀️ use code: altus1819 when checking out!
#altusmountainguides #arcteryx #genuineguidegear #hitcase #sparkrd
Step up your backcountry game this winter! @altusmtnguides is giving you 15% off all 2018/2019 winter trips and courses! All you need to do is book before October 15! Why pay more than you have to 🤷🏼‍♀️ use code: altus1819 when checking out! #altusmountainguides  #arcteryx  #genuineguidegear  #hitcase  #sparkrd 
Have you ever dreamt about exploring Patagonia?
This March, Altus Head Guide @ross_berg_ will be joining Global Endurance Coach @jensegger for 5 days of fast-pack exploration of the Torres del Paines National Park.
Once you arrive in Punta Arenas it becomes an all-inclusive, guided adventure. We are even throwing in a free training plan (valued at $1000) so you feel ready when you arrive!
Details online, link in bio ☝️
#altusmountainguides #travel #fastpacking
Have you ever dreamt about exploring Patagonia? This March, Altus Head Guide @ross_berg_ will be joining Global Endurance Coach @jensegger for 5 days of fast-pack exploration of the Torres del Paines National Park. Once you arrive in Punta Arenas it becomes an all-inclusive, guided adventure. We are even throwing in a free training plan (valued at $1000) so you feel ready when you arrive! Details online, link in bio ☝️ #altusmountainguides  #travel  #fastpacking 
Sunny days of this summer past.  Our head guide taking a personal day to complete the tantalus traverse with @_greghill_ And @skiericcarter 
Valley to valley in 18 hours. 
5 mountains, 48km, 4900m up.
Sunny days of this summer past. Our head guide taking a personal day to complete the tantalus traverse with @_greghill_ And @skiericcarter Valley to valley in 18 hours. 5 mountains, 48km, 4900m up.
The alpine’s looking a little frostier these days! A mid week jaunt up to Sky Pilot confirmed 👌
#altusmountainguides
The alpine’s looking a little frostier these days! A mid week jaunt up to Sky Pilot confirmed 👌 #altusmountainguides 
We do custom tours so you can take photos and make all your friends jealous!
Check out our website for ideas, and use code “altus1819” when booking for 15% off 🔥
#altusmountainguides
We do custom tours so you can take photos and make all your friends jealous! Check out our website for ideas, and use code “altus1819” when booking for 15% off 🔥 #altusmountainguides 
Interested in expanding your avalanche and terrain assessment knowledge this year?
Altus is offering 15% off all courses booked before October 15 including AST 1, 2 and Big Mountain Skiing. 
Use code: altus1819 when checking out!
Book soon! Link in bio ☝️
📸 @thesplitboardcollective 
#altusmountainguides
Interested in expanding your avalanche and terrain assessment knowledge this year? Altus is offering 15% off all courses booked before October 15 including AST 1, 2 and Big Mountain Skiing. Use code: altus1819 when checking out! Book soon! Link in bio ☝️ 📸 @thesplitboardcollective #altusmountainguides 
Seems like Mother Nature flipped the switch a little early this year!
To celebrate, we’re giving you 15% off trips and courses booked during the month of September!
Use code: altus1819 when checking out.
Link in bio 👆
#altusmountainguides
Seems like Mother Nature flipped the switch a little early this year! To celebrate, we’re giving you 15% off trips and courses booked during the month of September! Use code: altus1819 when checking out. Link in bio 👆 #altusmountainguides 
It’s never too early to start planning your winter adventures!
2018/19 ski trip and course dates are online now, take a look and start dreaming.
📸 @thesplitboardcollective 
#altusmountainguides
It’s never too early to start planning your winter adventures! 2018/19 ski trip and course dates are online now, take a look and start dreaming. 📸 @thesplitboardcollective #altusmountainguides 
Come hang out with us, up here!
Intro to Mountaineering starts September 7th and we have a few spots available in the 3 day course.
Want to do it, but feel a bit intimidated? Intro to Trad, Multi Pitch and Rock Rescue course are going off this weekend - get into it!
#altusmountainguides #squamishclimbing #mountaineering
Come hang out with us, up here! Intro to Mountaineering starts September 7th and we have a few spots available in the 3 day course. Want to do it, but feel a bit intimidated? Intro to Trad, Multi Pitch and Rock Rescue course are going off this weekend - get into it! #altusmountainguides  #squamishclimbing  #mountaineering 
Why climb a mountain?
“Because it’s there” - George Mallory
#malloryknows #altusmountainguides #squamishclimbing
Team Altus hiking up to the Tete Rousse on Mont Blanc earlier this summer.
Not pictured: @ross_berg_ and @tuckeroderick frolicking in the grass singing “the hills are aliiiiiiiive”
#altusmountainguides #montblanc
Team Altus hiking up to the Tete Rousse on Mont Blanc earlier this summer. Not pictured: @ross_berg_ and @tuckeroderick frolicking in the grass singing “the hills are aliiiiiiiive” #altusmountainguides  #montblanc 
Do something out of the ordinary this weekend! Grab a buddy and climb the Chief with us! There are a few spots available in our “Intro to Rock Climbing” and “Sport Climbing” courses Aug 25!
🤘 #altusmountainguides #rockclimbing #squamishclimbing
Do something out of the ordinary this weekend! Grab a buddy and climb the Chief with us! There are a few spots available in our “Intro to Rock Climbing” and “Sport Climbing” courses Aug 25! 🤘 #altusmountainguides  #rockclimbing  #squamishclimbing 
Who’s craving JAPOW?!
🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️
Yeah, it’s early but those spots will be gone before you know it! 
Ski waist deep powder, summit volcanoes, take a soak in the natural hot springs and enjoy great food- this is going to be a trip of a lifetime.  And with the most consistent snowfall anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, if Japan is not on your ‘Bucket List,’ it should be.
❄️ Feb. 1-8
❄️ Feb 8-14
❄️ Feb 14-21
#altusmountainguides #hokkaido #japow #tbt
Who’s craving JAPOW?! 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ Yeah, it’s early but those spots will be gone before you know it! Ski waist deep powder, summit volcanoes, take a soak in the natural hot springs and enjoy great food- this is going to be a trip of a lifetime. And with the most consistent snowfall anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, if Japan is not on your ‘Bucket List,’ it should be. ❄️ Feb. 1-8 ❄️ Feb 8-14 ❄️ Feb 14-21 #altusmountainguides  #hokkaido  #japow  #tbt 
Thinking back to last summer, climbing through the smoke in the Bugaboos with @gearysguiding 🤞🏞
#altusmountainguides #bugaboos
Alpine scrambles are the best way to beat the heat!
@tuckeroderick guides some friends near Joffre.
#altusmountainguides #mountaineering
Mountaineering skills can be practiced year round, and crevasse rescue techniques are a lot more fun in the sun!
#altusmountainguides #crevasserescue #mountaineering