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Pete Harvey - Lead Guide

Pete is an Internationally Certified Mountain Guide ACMG/IFMGA who has being guiding ski touring, heliskiing, ice climbing and mountaineering for over 35 years.

It is his first season with Great Northern and he is looking forward to bringing his years of experience to the table. Pete lives in Banff Alberta and can be found ski touring on his days off.


Jamie Whiteside - Lead Guide

Jamie Whiteside moved to the mountains from his family ranch in Alberta over 20 years ago to follow his dream of guiding backcountry skiing, river, ocean, and trekking expeditions. He's followed this passion across the globe, guiding in Europe, the Himalaya, and Patagonia, but his favorite place to hang out is close to home in Golden, BC surrounded by the Purcells, Selkirks and Rockies. "Life is so much fun I look forward to each season I can work and play outside. Approaching winter my skin starts to tingle thinking about the deep snow, powder turns, great food, serenity and good times the winter will bring."  I look forward to sharing all this with you!


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Jaromir Malcek - Lead Guide

Jaro grew up skiing and snowboarding in Europe.  Since 2000, he has worked in the ski industry as a ski and snowboard instructor, patrolling and guiding for several Cat and Heli Ski operations.

 In 2010 he moved to BC and after tasting what BC had to offer now calls Revelstoke home.

If Jaro is not skiing, he is always searching for new lines all over the globe.  For 2018 he is looking forward to working a second season in deep Selkirk powder with Great Northern Snowcat Skiing.

Qualifications: CSGA Level 2, CAA operations Level 2, Wilderness First Aid (80 hr), CSIA 2, CASI 2


Jesse Winkiewicz - Tail Guide

Jesse grew up in Ontario and spent his winters skiing the mountains of Quebec.  After obtaining a university degree in mathematics, he decided he needed to go on an adventure.  So he packed up his bike, flew to Newfoundland, and cycled across Canada.  Once in BC, he attended a mountaineering program in college and became instantly hooked on ski touring. 

Over the past 13 years, he has spent his winters skiing the mountains of western Canada. 

He is always ready for an adventure, and when he is not skiing, he can be found behind the lens catching memories of the great places he's explored.

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Ross Horrelt - Tail Guide