The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Discovery Cabin ski camp (Wells Gray park) Fri 9 March to Sat 17 March, 2018 - Fri, Mar 9 2018, Sat, Mar 10 2018, Sun, Mar 11 2018, Mon, Mar 12 2018, Tue, Mar 13 2018, Wed, Mar 14 2018, Thu, Mar 15 2018, Fri, Mar 16 2018, Sat, Mar 17 2018

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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:Discovery Cabin, Wells Gray Park, Clearwater, BC
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Mar 9 2018, Sat, Mar 10 2018, Sun, Mar 11 2018, Mon, Mar 12 2018, Tue, Mar 13 2018, Wed, Mar 14 2018, Thu, Mar 15 2018, Fri, Mar 16 2018, Sat, Mar 17 2018  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Mar 4 2018 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Fri 9 March to Sat 17 March, 2018 inclusive
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Lynn Erickson
Gunnar Olovsson
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 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: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Fri 9 March drive to Clearwater BC, overnight in Clearwater (responsibility of each participant to organize this). Sat 10 March around 8am? meet our local guide, helicopter to Discovery Cabin. Stay in cabin 7 nights, Sat 17 March Helicopter back to Clearwater and then return to Vancouver. Each guest is responsible to bring their own Food. Everyone will be in groups to arrange Shared Dinners (to be organized). For more info about Cabin see

Required Items to Bring:
Skis, skins, boots, shovel, probe, digital transceiver, ski poles, backpack, Map & Compass, breakfast, lunch and snacks etc.. Each pair of guests is responsible to bring and prepare food for 1-2 evening meals - appetizer, dinner, dessert for 10 (9 guests + 1 guide). Bring own sheet and pillow case (mattress, pillow and quilt provided in Cabin). Cabin shoes are provided.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions: Fri 9 March - Drive from Vancouver to Clearwater BC via Hwy 1, Coquihalla Hwy 5 to Kamloops and north to Clearwater. Sat 17 March - return to Vancouver

Discovery Cabin is awesome - - among other things for its protected Northern Exposure, very reliable snow & lots of great Powder, Rad lines, awesome tree-skiing etc... We have skied here before and loved it! Check out these links for some great trip reports! -discovery-hut-trip/ and this trip report __Good winter backcountry knowledge & of Avalanche Terrain will be important (there are no glaciers in the area). As always - each person is responsible for their own safety and will need to READ, Understand & SIGN the ACC Waiver before the trip!!!
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:Estimated cost is $1450 per person (Incl.Tax; if 9 guests) 1 local guide, 7 nights in Discovery Cabin, return helicopter flight. DOES NOT INCLUDE any Food, or room in Clearwater BC. Payments to be arranged with the organizers. Contact Gunnar 604-831-4885 - Mobile, or email

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: No refunds - unless there is a suitable replacement (partial refund).

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