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Trip Information
Name: Kees and Claire 3 Day Hut Trip
Starts: Fri Dec 30, 2022
Return: Sun Jan 01, 2023

Registration opens: Sat Nov 12, 2022
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 6

Organizer: MountainSkills AcademyAdventures
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Participant Information

***COVID19 Guidelines Compliance:  Participants MUST read and comply with BCMC Guidelines attached in the Trip Planning Forum, confirm both at time of sign up, and day of event  - they have completed the  BC Covid-19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool questionnaire at time of registration. ***

 Mandatory COVID 19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool : https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en

Once complete, email screen shot to organizer. 

 

This course is taught by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures by a professional ACMG certified guide. MSAA is offering a special price for BCMC members of $764.10 (regular price for non-members: $891.45). 

The Kees and Claire Hut: The hut is the first of three huts planned in the Spearhead Range, resting beneath Fissile Peak. The hut sleeps 38 people divided into 6 sleeping areas. The hut is fully heated so no need to bring anything other than a sleeping bag and pad! The hut is also fully equipped with stoves and all the cooking equipment you will need to cook up a meal after a long day of ski touring!

With the hut located just a few hours from the ski resort boundary this is the best way to experience the finest skiing Garibaldi Provincial Park has to offer with the comfort and convenience of a beautiful alpine backcountry hut. Join us for a 2 nights & 3 days; or book a custom trip to suit all of your backcountry needs.

Equipment:

  • Touring skis or splitboard and skins
  • Poles (telescopic poles required for splitboarders)
  • Ski / snowboard boots
  • Lift pass
  • 45L + pack
  • Light Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Headlamp with fresh batteries
  • Water bottle(s) (Minimum 1L capacity)
  • Multi-tool
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Goggles & Helmet
  • Personal Care Kit (toilet paper, toothbrush/toothpaste, personal medical drugs)
  • General Repair Kit: to repair packs, clothing, Thermarest, etc.
  • Blister kit/First Aid
  • Avalanche safety kit
  • Harness (optional depending on location)
  • Glacier travel kit (optional depending on location and only if you know crevasse rescue)
  • Ski and/or boot crampons depending on conditions and objective
  • Mountaineering axe depending on conditions and objective

Optional:

  • Thermos
  • Ear Plugs
  • Reading Material
  • Camera
  • Bandana
  • Map, compass, GPS
  • Field book and pencil
  • Watch (with altimeter, barometer, compass, thermometer)
  • Hut Booties/Slippers

Payment:

 

Deposit Rule: Pay only 50% of the booking cost now to reserve your spot then pay the remainder 30 days before the course/trip start date. Select the option at checkout to redeem. 

 

On-line Registration process:

(1) Click “Join this trip” on the left hand side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List

(2) Once on the Waiting List you will have access to the Tour Online Payment on the left side of the page where you will find the promo code. Complete your payment directly with MSAA HERE  using the promo code. Be sure to select the right date in the drop down menu. You will receive a confirmation email from MSAA once your payment is completed.

(3) Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List.

(4) Keep an eye on your email for further logistic details.

 

Please use the BCMC covid guidline for transporation. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact MSAA at +1 (604) 938-9242 or Oudi at courses@bcmc.ca.

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