3 days, 2 nights. Day 1 ski in to the hut, Day 2 pick the safest local ski mountaineering objective, Day 3 ski out. Any day could involve an attempt on a mountain depending on group dynamics and conditions. Some local peaks include Mount Baker, Mount Thompson, Mount Habel, Mount Rhonnda, Trapper Peak and Peyto Peak. There are six spaces booked, the idea would be two rope teams of three. An example of what a great aspirational trip would look like would be, start at Bow Lake, ski to Bow Hut for lunch, do Mount Thompson, ski to the Peyto hut, wake up, do Mount Baker, ski back to Peyto hut, ski out the next day.
$80.00 per person ($40.00 a night for the hut).
AST2 or equivalent experience is required. Each member would be expected to participate in discussions at hut and in the field regarding snow assessments, glacier conditions and sharing personal observations.
Required Items to Bring:
Glacier gear, backcountry skiing gear, hut gear.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Group gear will be determined once the groups are formed.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Glacier travel is required to access this facility
You are responsible for your own safety.
Backcountry recreation is inherently challenging.
You must have the
necessary skills and experience to determine the risks and exercise
appropriate caution for the conditions.
Hazards you may encounter
include, but are not limited to the following:
- Avalanches, glacier travel, and snow covered slopes
- Bears, cougars, and other wildlife
- Loose and falling rock
- Rapidly rising water and unassisted stream crossings
- Difficult, exposed terrain, and route finding
- Rapidly changing or poor weather
- Limited or no cellular service
Member $80.00 CAD
CANCELLATION: - There are no fees for changes or cancellations made prior to 30 days before travel. - Cancellations made more than 15 days before the date of travel, but less than 30 days before the date of travel are eligible for a 50% refund. - Cancellations made less than 15 days before the date of travel are not eligible for any refund. - Credits and/or deferrals will not be considered for any cancellation for any reason whatsoever. This policy applies to all cancellations including those arising due to weather, wildlife, wildfire, delay, early departure, imposed closures or restrictions, road conditions, road closure, illness, trail closure or for any other reason(s) beyond our control. The ACC recommends the purchase of trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance. - The ACC reserves the right to cancel any bookings at their discretion. - ACC huts are for accommodation purposes. The Alpine Club of Canada is not responsible for any damages, injuries, or other that may occur as a result of their use.
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non-recoverable costs). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Rocky Mountain Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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