Shames Mountain is known for its endless backcountry and powder fresh snow. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

VIDEO: A day on Shames Mountain

Experiencing backcountry at Shames Mountain near Terrace, B.C.

Shames Mountain was recently listed as one of the world’s top 10 ski resorts by UK magazine, Snow Magazine.

“There are powder filled pistes and tree runs for all, but what’s truly magical is the access to acres of steep and deep backcounty touring,” the article stated.

Black Press’s Shannon Lough decided to check out the backcountry touring with the right gear and an experienced skier to see what it was all about.

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Shames Mountain backcountry skiing near Terrace, B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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