Beyond experience, certification and passion, CAPOW! Guides are leaders of a growing community; a community that believes in sharing specialized mountain travel knowledge with recreational enthusiasts.
The team (Caposse) is a group of backcountry mentors that have three very important things in common:
A Capow! guide’s approach is more than “I lead, you follow,” instead, they inspire and educate steps through the PROcess of decision making and how it applies to the real mountain environment. They are backcountry mentors that lead by setting an example, stimulate the conversation and tailor to their guests desires for higher learning and experiences. This is our team, this is their backyard. Do you want to come along for the ride?
He may be the most stoked individual you’ll ever meet, It’s contagious and he’ll probably bring the best out of you. It has always been Marty’s vision to bring together industry professionals and the recreational enthusiast for an approachable, educational good time in the mountains. Marty organizes his whole life around fun, something his parents instilled as a core value from an early age. Son of Al and Marion Schaffer who raised Marty through the family operation Blanket Glacier Chalet.
NICKNAMES: Marty Party
FROM: Blanket Glacier Chalet
BASE: Revelstoke, BC
CERTS: ACMG Ski Guide / CAA Professional Member
OUTFIT: K2, Backcountry Access, Trew Gear, Dynafit, Pomoca, Petzl, Dissent Labs, VOKE tab, Smith Optics, Pulse Bootfitting
CAMP VIBES: Never Show Weakness, Pillow Talk, Canuck Split Fest, Spring Harvest, In-Tents Backcountry,Custom Tailored Guiding
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