Note: I am no longer able to attend this trip and looking for a Trip Leader to take over or a group of 4 interested in the booking. Please email Kyle (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested. Cost 4 beds for the 4 nights is $640.
The Yoho valley offers deep snow, great terrain, peaks to bag, and solitude away from the crowds! Plus, you get to return to an absolutely stunning hut each night! The only catch… It’s a 23km and 675m ski from the highway.
Day one we will ski to the Stanley Mitchell hut. This will take 8-10+ hours depending on snow conditions and the groups fitness. The next three days will be spent climbing some peaks and getting in some great skiing! Some potential objectives include (The President, The Vise President, Mount McArthur, Isolated Peak,Kiwetinok peak, and Mount Kerr). Plus, some options for fantastic hut-side skiing! The final day will have the option for some early morning laps before making the slog back down to the vehicles.
Objectives and groups will be determined at the hut.
Required Items to Bring:
A detailed gear list will be provided prior to the trip.
Ski touring and mountaineering kit (including boot and ski crampons), glacier travel kit, base layers, warm layers, hardshell pants/coat, softshell pants/coat, hut booties, sleeping bag, change of clothes, sunglasses, avalanche transceiver, probe, shovel. Plus food for 5 days.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Whatever makes you smile and comfortable for a weekend in the mountains!
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