Ski guide Mel Makepeace

Mel Makepeace

Ski Guide & Owner

  • Ski Guide, Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG)
  • ACMG Top Rope Climbing Instructor
  • Avalanche Professional, Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA)
  • CAA Operations Level 2
  • Outdoor Emergency Care Technician
  • Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 3
  • Icelantic Ski Ambassador

Mel is the proud owner of Mountain Addicts – Guiding and Instruction. Mel began her career in 2008 working as a ski patroller in Fernie before moving on to ski guiding. Her well-rounded guiding experience includes heli-ski guiding at Last Frontier where she is a guiding manager at Ripley Creek, and ski touring guiding and cat-ski guiding, in Canada, New Zealand and Japan. As an instructor and guide, Mel is passionate about sharing incredible mountain experiences and particularly loves facilitating mountain travel confidence and independence in women.