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Fairy Meadows Hut Ski Camp - Fri, Mar 10 2017, Sat, Mar 11 2017, Sun, Mar 12 2017, Mon, Mar 13 2017, Tue, Mar 14 2017, Wed, Mar 15 2017, Thu, Mar 16 2017, Fri, Mar 17 2017, Sat, Mar 18 2017
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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.
|Event Location:||Fairy Meadows area, Selkirk Mountains BC|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Mar 10 2017, Sat, Mar 11 2017, Sun, Mar 12 2017, Mon, Mar 13 2017, Tue, Mar 14 2017, Wed, Mar 15 2017, Thu, Mar 16 2017, Fri, Mar 17 2017, Sat, Mar 18 2017
|Registration Cut Off:
Wed, Mar 1 2017 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||Avg 6-7 hours/day|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
18 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Drive to Golden BC on Fri, March 10th, helicopter in to cabin on Sat morning.
Self-Guided Ski trips based out of Fairy Meadows Bill Putnam hut for 7 days, then helicopter out on Sat. March 18th & drive back to Vancouver. |
|Required Items to Bring:|
AT or Telemark skis, Beacon, shovel, probes, glacier gear, compass, (GPS if available), maps. Avalanche AST 1 or equivalent is required and previous glacier experience recommended.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||7-8 hour drive from Vancouver to Golden, B.C. Heli-pad is just north of Golden, B.C. and is 2WD accessible.|
MAX 18 People plus cook - for Powder Paradise – Come and enjoy this winter ski camp in a fantastic mountain setting - spectacular scenery and abundant ski touring and mountaineering opportunities. This catered and self-guided camp will feature 7 nights at the Bill Putnam (Fairy Meadows) hut, with wood-burning sauna. (See the ACC website.) Leave Vancouver Fri March 10, 2017 by car and spend Friday night in Golden BC. Meet in Golden area at 8 AM on Sat morning to helicopter in to the lodge. Objectives will depend upon the weather, snow-stability and experience and capabilities of
participants. This area is renowned for great
back-country skiing! Previous experience skiing blue and some black runs &/or backcountry skiing highly recommended. Some Glacier experience is recommended but not necessarily required.|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost Includes:||Cost (about $1600 CAD) includes helicopter, cabin and a cook with catered food at the lodge. Does NOT include food or lodging costs for Fri, March 10th. A deposit of $500 is required to confirm your spot. - IMPORTANT - Do NOT send any payment until confirmation by trip-leader!|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: A $500 deposit will be required to secure your spot with the balance due November 1, 2016. Cancellations cannot be reimbursed unless a qualified substitute is found.