The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Bow Hut Super Awesome Ski Weekend in the Rockies - Fri, Apr 11 2014

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Bow Hut, Banff National Park, AB
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Apr 11 2014  5:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 5:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Mar 29 2014 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Deon Molloy
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$105.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

A super awesome Ski touring extended weekend in the Rockies. Staying at Bow Hut and skiing surrounding glaciers and peaks. Leave very early Friday morning to allow enough time to drive, get to trail head and arrive at Bow Hut in 1 day(8- 9hr drive/3-5hr tour). Stay at Bow Hut Friday night, Saturday, Sunday, and ski out Monday Am and arrive back home in evening. This event will require glacier travel, route finding, peak bagging and super awesome good times.

Required Items to Bring:
Appropriate alpine clothing, Touring skis(lite recom.), skins, transciever, probe, shovel, Ice axe,harness, caribeners (3 lock, 3 non lock), long and short prussiks, webbing, anything else u deem necessary for glacier travel, back-pack, headlamp, hut clothes, down jacket, sleeping bag, food, water for travel to hut, evening/peak liquidcohols(if wanted), tp/lighter. Group gear: 1 to 2 ropes depending on final booked # of people ***stoves,cookwear and sleeping pads not necessary, hut provided.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Food: Fri-Snacks,Dinner...Saturday/Sunday- Breakfast,lunch,dinner,snacks...Monday-Breakfast

How to Get There:
Event Directions:To be determined
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):1600Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $400.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, October 19, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

***Participants must have crevasse rescue practice, touring experience, and avalanche rescue skills. Commitment of 1 day before trip on a weekend, t.b.d., to practice with group at Seymour for crevasse rescue systems on snow. not instruction, just sharing knowledge. Group size limited to hut booking availability. ...Educate yourself on area with maps, guidebooks and websites
- Registration is not complete until you've signed up and, if required, paid in full to the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section, either through PayPal, or sent to the Event Leader.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$105.00/Person
Cost Includes:$25 a night for hut 3 nights, and $9.80 a day for back-country wilderness passes 3 days.
Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the ACC VA on Sat, Mar 29 2014.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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