A week of epic skiing and smiles based at Vista Lodge, Golden Alpine Holidays.
This trip was rescheduled from 2022 due to Pandemic restrictions.
This trip is self guided and self catered. AST2 or equivalent is required. We will continue the practices which include an avi scenrio upon arrival at the lodge. As well. each participant is expected to perform personal snow assessment each day and actively participate in daily group risk assessment discussions.
Further details surrounding meal planning "buddies:, travel logistics, what to bring and suggested not to bring will be provided to those attending.
Vista Lodge is "FIFO" fly-in, fly out, and flights are Friday based from Golden BC. It is recommended to be in Golden the night prior. Weather conditions could impact the heli flight so please keep this in mind.
Our goal is to have multiple trip leaders providing different objectives each day based on skill, your preferences and speed of travel. One day could be dawn to dusk where others could be brunch and a few laps.
The cost is $1,250.00
A portion of the participant fees are to cover the costs of the trip coordinator in accordance with the ACC Calgary Section policy.
So how do I join the trip?
First, place your name on the waitlist.
If you have not skied with the Trip Coordinator, Rick Bennett please email Rick at "email@example.com including a completed "get to know you form" with an outline on your ski touring abilities and experience. Our goal is to accommodate a variety of skier abilities through individual daily groups. That said, to keep a smile on your face, you should be comfortable skiing variable snow and weather conditions.
The form can be found here: Application
Once approved, you will be able to make the payment via this page. Once the payment goes through, you will be automatically moved to the list of trip participants. At this stage your are committed to the trip.
Heli flight portion of the fee is subject to change.
Any questions, do reach out, happy to help: Rick Bennett 587.583.1001 firstname.lastname@example.org