Guide at a Glance
Whitefish, Montana, United States
Jay Sandelin is the owner of Great Northern Powder Guides, a company that offers Cat Skiing and Cat Snowboarding in Whitefish, Montana. Jay has years of experience skiing, having started at the ripe old age of three, and has been a professional skier in the US and Europe. Jay believes in safety – extreme backcountry skiing is better enjoyed with the peace of mind that comes from skiing with professional and specially trained guides. All of the guides at Great Northern Powder Guides have at least five years under their belts skiing in the deep backcountry. Jay also enforces certification of his guides and all have National Ski Patrol as well as either American Institute of Avalanche Research & Education or Canadian Avalanche Association certification. To round out this impressive education, they are also outdoor emergency care technicians or wilderness care responders. With a focus on safety, Jay feels confident sharing the pristine Montana wilderness and his love of backcountry skiing with travellers the world over.