Mountain Navigation

We don’t want you to get lost! This course focuses heavily on map and compass use, however, in keeping with the times, route planning with modern technology and GPS use is also covered extensively.

About the Course

We don’t want you to get lost! This course focuses heavily on map and compass use, however, in keeping with the times, route planning with modern technology and GPS use is also covered extensively.

  • Fernie & Squamish
  • Maximum of 8 participants
  • Classroom theory and field practice
  • Taught by certified ACMG guides

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our Instructors and Guides

The Mountain Addicts team is obsessed with safety. All of our 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. Our guides come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and Mountain Addicts will find your perfect match.

Mel Makepeace

Ski Guide & Owner
Mel is the owner of Mountain Addicts, an ACMG Ski Guide and Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. She began her career as a ski patroller in 2008 and now travels the world ski touring and heli-ski guiding. Mel particularly loves facilitating mountain travel confidence in women.

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  • Ability to travel in the backcountry

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