Guidebook

6 of the Best Ski Tours from Rogers Pass

Rightly considered one of the finest ski touring destinations in North America, Rogers Pass is home to some gems - here are 6 of them!

Description

Just 40 minutes from Revelstoke is a small section of highway known to ski tourers the World over - Rogers Pass. The terrain is huge, the snow reliable and cold, and the potential for adventure is virtually unlimited.

In this guidebook you'll find 2 classic ski traverses with steady skiing and no overly technical terrain, 2 serious steep ski lines and a couple of routes somewhere in the middle.

Whether you stay in Revelstoke and just head up to Rogers for the day or you stay in the forests around the Pass, the area is likely to leave you wanting more. Many people have made this their "go to" ski touring area and you will understand why after doing these tours!

The Tupper Traverse
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

The Tupper Traverse

Glacier National Park
1 day +
16.7 km
1,866 m
2,082 m
42 °
A mini-ski traverse including high alpine bowls, glaciers & a massive run down the Connaught avalanche slide path.
Moderate
Private
Mount Cheops North Face
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Mount Cheops North Face

Glacier National Park
0 - 1 hrs
1.3 km
170 m
742 m
51 °
The plum steep ski line of Mount Cheops
Extreme
Private
Mount Cheops North 5 Chute
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Mount Cheops North 5 Chute

Glacier National Park
5 - 6 hrs
10.2 km
988 m
993 m
49 °
Entry Level Steep Skiing
Moderate
Private
Little Sifton Traverse
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Little Sifton Traverse

Glacier National Park
6 - 7 hrs
11.1 km
1,416 m
1,440 m
35 °
Easy to moderate ski tour with a summit & 1500m ski descent.
Moderate
Private
Balu Pass Ski Touring
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Balu Pass Ski Touring

Glacier National Park
5 - 6 hrs
12.5 km
1,066 m
1,070 m
43 °
Simple Touring In Rogers Pass
Easy
Private
Forever Young Couloir
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Forever Young Couloir

Glacier National Park
7 - 8 hrs
12.6 km
1,633 m
1,146 m
60 °
One of the very finest couloirs above Roger's Pass
Severe
Private