Cat-skiing trips almost sold out in Revelstoke-area

Cat-skiing with Mustang Powder, January, 2012 (Peak Video Productions)

This year, thousands of tourists will spend thousands of dollars in the back country, taking part in an industry that, up to now, has been unknown to many.

Cat-skiing used to be a niche sport but lately it's been gaining in popularity, and anyone trying to book a cat-skiing trip this season will tell you: it's nearly all sold out.

Nick Holmes-Smith runs Mustang Powder, a cat-skiing operation near Revelstoke that has been taking back country skiers into the mountains for almost a decade.

Scott Martin owns a marketing company in Calgary, and he believes he might have been personally responsible for spreading the word on this top destination sport.

Daybreak host Shelley Joyce spoke with them both.
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