JaPOW - Jan 25-Feb 1, 2020
Three spots left - book now!
Japan has formed a legendary reputation for deep powder skiing in January and February. The saying "Don't Leave Powder to Find Powder" is common in western Canada - why leave Canada when we have the best skiing in the world? Well, Japan is a strong contender, and when you add the incredible cultural experience to the mix it rises to the top of any serious skier's bucket list ...
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Svalbard Ski and Sail 2019
We are offering two ski and sail trips during the prime season for Arctic ski touring
The most exotic guided ski touring trip possible: backcountry ski touring and sailing along the west coast of Spitsbergen in the Greenland sea, 1000 km north of Norway, in the Svalbard archipelago of over 60 (mostly unpopulated) islands. It is a wild and remote place, and at a latitude of greater than 78º, high in the Arctic, it is level with Canada's Ellesmere Island, or the northernmost end of Greenland. Yet it easy to access - with three-times daily flights from Oslo - and offers the supreme comfort of a luxury sailing yacht ...
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Toe of the Des Poilus Glacier
All 8 spots available, book your group now!
We are the Wapta Deluxe experts. For years we have offered the very finest Bow Yoho traverses. Our clients have confirmed that this is the closest you'll get to a luxury Euro-style traverse in Canada and certainly on the Wapta. Find out why! Book now! ...
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Antarctica 2021

We are planning an expedition to Antarctica in October/November of 2021, partnering with Ski Antarctica. This will be a small-group, high-end trip using the Icebird sailing vessel around the Antarctic peninsula. Skiing and sea kayaking will be the primary ways we’ll explore the area up close. If you are interested in this trip please contact us at info@sawback.com. More information will follow as the trip plan and itinerary develops.


Cost: $32000 CAD, $25000 USD per person (subject to change)
Guests: 6 max
Guides: Tom Wolfe (Mountain Guide ACMG/IFMGA) and Phil Wickens (Ski Antarctica Expedition Leader)
Sailing vessel: Icebird with crew
Access: either flying or sailing over the Drake Passage (TBD)
Expedition length: 3 to 4 weeks (TBD); pricing is the same either way

Antarctica on the Icebird Photo Album

Photos courtesy of Phil Wickens (Antarctica Expedition Leader) used by permission.

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