Ski guide Mel Makepeace

Mel Makepeace

Ski Guide & Owner
  • ACMG Ski Guide
  • ACMG Top Rope Climbing Instructor
  • Professional Member of the CAA
  • CAA Operations Level 2
  • Outdoor Emergency Care Tech
  • Icelantic Ski Ambassador
  • Rab Equipment 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 guiding experience includes heli-ski guiding at Last Frontier, ski touring guiding, and cat-ski guiding. Mel has worked all over BC, New Zealand, and Japan. As an instructor and guide, she is passionate about sharing incredible mountain experiences and particularly loves facilitating mountain travel confidence and independence in women.

When she’s not skiing, Mel can be found hanging around on the granite cliffs in Squamish working as an instructor and operations manager for Squamish Rock Guides.