Kootenay Powder Tour (Season 6) - Friday, Jan 24, 2020
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Stagleap Provincial Park then to Nelson area, then Kaslo / New Denver Area, BC
Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Jan 24, 2020
(Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ TBD)
NOTE: THE DATE MIGHT CHANGE BUT THIS IS MY BEST GUESS. LOOKING FOR INDICATIONS OF INTEREST.
6 days of backcountry skiing at some sweet
spots in west Kootenay.
There will be complex avalanche terrain. 1 night of winter camping if not too cold ie-15 (it's much milder out there than Alberta). This is so we can ski summit Mt Brennan and enjoy a >1500 vertical meter powder ski decent
DAY 1: On the drive out we'll stretch the legs
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 B&B near Kaslo, minutes
Winter camp for one
Stop for more turns at
Kootenay Pass or elsewheres
on the drive back to Alberta.
Accommodations approx $30/night for hotel Ymir and B&B.
Winter camping experience not required but you need suitable gear. I can help with any questions.
Required Items to Bring:
Backcountry ski gear and avalanche safety
food and dress. Winter camping gear.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
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.
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Registration for this event closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 06:00 PM.