This trip is part of the BITS (Backcountry
Introduction to Skiing) program. BITS
participants who are signed up for the Lake
Louise weekend will get first priority,
followed by other BITS participants. This is
the sunday trip, I will be staying at the
hostel, so meeting point will be Lake Louise
Alpine Hostel in the lounge above restaurant
It will be a moderate to fast pace, with the
destination TBD based on weather and avalanche
conditions. Likely in the Lake Louise or
Icefields Parkway area. ideas: Cirque Peak area
/ Crowfoot Mountain / Mount Field.
I expect good downhill skiing abilities from
all participants (confident skiing black
diamond, mandatory AST1, and expected something
between +1000/1500m gain depending on snow
condition so a good physical condition is
Those BITS participants that registered for the
overnight stay as a group at the Lake Louise
hostel will head to Lake Louise at end of day.
Others will head back to Calgary or wherever.
Carpool arrangements will be made once
participants are confirmed.
Participants are encouraged to contact the
leader if there are questions or suggestions
for things to be reviewed/practiced/discussed
during the day.
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non-recoverable costs). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 06:00 PM.