Kootenay Powder Tour (4th annual) - Thursday, Mar 01, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Stagleap Provincial Park and Kaslo / New Denver Area, BC 
Date(s) & Time:   Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 06:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ )  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: 6 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brent Hepfner
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
6 days of backcountry skiing at some sweet spots in west Kootenay will involve complex avalanche terrain, some long ski descents & some winter camping.

DAY 1: On the drive out we'll stretch the legs with a ski tour at Kootenay Pass, spending the night at Hotel Ymir. Take in the Friday night Hillbilly Jam session and dinner special in the pub.
DAYS 2-5: Day trips based out of my house near Kaslo, minutes from ski objectives. Winter camp for 1 or 2 overnights to ski summit Mt. Brennan
(highest peak in the Goat Range) or do a mini Goat Range traverse.
DAY 6: Stop for more turns at Kootenay Pass on the drive back to Alberta.

Accommodation at Hotel Ymir $25-30. Accommodation at my house near Kaslo will also have a $25/night fee, bring bathing suit for sauna.

Required Items to Bring:
Backcountry ski gear and avalanche safety equipment, food and dress. Winter camping gear.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:00 AM
Carpool Location:  

Notes:
If you sign up please indicate if you are able to drive, vehicle type, how many people you can take with gear and confirm if you have snow tires (law in BC).

Participants will be asked to pay for accommodations once they are put on the trip.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM.