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  • Explore the mountains safely with a like-minded group
  • Huge powder rewards for your efforts!
  • Melissa Makepeace - founder of Mountain Addicts
  • Visit local ski huts with the group
  • Gain confidence, learn skills and discover the amazing backcountry

Mountain Addicts are ready to take you to the mountains and show you how to enjoy an amazing winter adventure! 

Enjoy amazing powder snow, learn ski touring techniques, see amazing scenery and discover a new way to enjoy winter, or develop your mountain experience with professional, experienced, local guides. 

Guided Ski Touring

Get your fix of untracked skiing with an ACMG ski touring guide. Explore the mountains around Fernie and discover skills and safe practice so that you can make the most of your mountain adventure. Day tours and Hut-based multi-day tours available. Rates start from $525 per day.


Avalanche Skills Courses

Learn how to enjoy the mountains safely with professional instruction designed for ski tourers.

Courses include:

    • AST1 & AST2
    • Intro to Ski Touring
    • Avalanche Refresher courses
    • Women-only courses 


Mountain Safety

Mountain navigation, glacier travel and crevasse rescue courses are available. Learn with professional guide-educators who know the mountains and how to enjoy them safely. 


About Mountain Addicts

Mountain Addicts owner, Melissa Makepeace, moved to Fernie in 2005. Like many others, she became addicted to powder skiing and has since been obsessed with travelling through the mountains on her skis. Hence the company name! 

All team members have the same passion for mountain life, and they are eager to share that passion with you. MA guides and instructors all call Fernie home and are proud to live in this small mountain town and offer quality guiding and instructing so that you too can satisfy your craving!

The Mountain Addicts team is obsessed with safety. All guides are members of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG). The ACMG is the only internationally recognized professional association of trained and certified mountain guides and instructors in Canada. Guides come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and Mountain Addicts will find your perfect match.


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