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Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park BC
Date(s) & Time:
Saturday, Apr 07, 2018
(Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ )
6 day trip out to Kootenay Lake where a local
will be hired to tow us 16 km up
into Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park.
(est $100 pp). Ski-
camping traverse across the park, climbing
Woodbury and Caribou Glaciers and Kane Ice
Enjoy some long ski descents. Spending the
first night and the last night at my house at
Woodbury BC as the base and 4 nights camping
out. Accommodation at my house
$25/night, bring bathing suit for sauna.
CAVEAT: The route is exposed to glacier
and complex avalanche terrain so we want the
snowpack and weather conditions to be
Participants should have competent abilities
for this trip (skiing, avi assessment and
crevasse rescue). There is no professional or
guide, only backcountry ski enthusiasts, so
each person is responsible for making their own
safety assessments and decisions. Having said
all this, the skiing should be as good as it
NOTE ON SLEDS: We'll be rope-towed on our
double) behind snowmobile, with some rest
stops. Must be comfortable with this. In my
opinion it's fun, however arms can get fatigued
from hanging on. Definitely a lot less $ than
If you sign-up for this trip please answer
following 2 questions:
1. Whether 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).
2. This trip will go next spring but it's
likely that the dates
will change due to the conditions. Given your
own personal situation (commitments, job etc),
if you were informed a couple days before the
trip that it was being deferred for a week, how
likely is it that you’d have the flexibility to
(a) Very likely
(b) Not sure
(c) Not too likely
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, April 01, 2018 at 12:00 AM.