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Scott Newsome

Vice President of Operations and Lead Guide

Scott has had a lifetime relationship with the ski/snowboard industry. He grew up in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada where his parents worked for the ski resort. By age 16, Scott was snowboarding professionally, with major media accomplishments. In 1997, he moved to Revelstoke to pursue a guiding profession and began working at family owned Cat Powder Skiing Inc. From there, he became the first certified ACMG lead guide, executed all on a split snowboard.

Scott has been a resident of Revelstoke for 15 years where he lives with his wife Kerry, a lifetime local and their two young sons, Sebastian and Kaeson. “After my first season exploring our massive tenure area with film crews clients and friends, I am still in shock of how truly amazing and diverse our terrain is. I have ridden some of the best terrain in my life and it’s all in my back yard”.

Scott represents a new generation of Guides along with a new breed of clientele. He also owns and operates his own guiding business Newsomesnow Quest Inc. His business focuses on avalanche safety training, backcountry touring, providing safety support for large scale media contacts and events in the ski and snowboard industry.

Scott is proud to be sponsored by First Ascent.

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