Date: Feb 25, 2018 to Mar 03, 2018
Time: All Day
Contact: Colin Mann (Leader), Natasha Salway (Leader)
Objective: Ski touring to and around the Bow Hut and Balfour Hut
Description: Spend four nights at the wonderful Bow and Balfour Huts on the Wapa Icefields. We will be leaving the Island on February 25th and staying at the Mosquito Creek Hostel that night. Feb 26th, we will get up early to start our assent to the Bow Hut, and if we get there with enough time, we may be able to do some skiing afterwards. Feb 27th we would wake up at the Bow Hut and have more time skiing around the Bow Glacier and possibly up some for the peaks around that area. Feb 28th we will be skiing to the Balfour Hut where we will spend one night. March 1st wake up and head back to the Bow Hut and spend our last night there. March 2nd we begin to head out the same way we came into the Bow Hut and back to the cars. We can try to get as far as we can back to the island, possibly stopping for the night at the half way mark. March 3rd we get back to Vancouver and the Island.
Possible Objectives: St. Nicholas Peak, Mt. Olive North, Mt. Olive South, Mt. Gordon, and Mt. Onion.
Skills Needed: AST Level 1 Mandatory, Confident in skiing/boarding ability with a touring setup and carrying a backpack, Crevasse rescue training highly recommended
Gear Needed: Alpine Touring/Split Boarding gear, Avalanche beacon, Probe, Shovel, Sleeping bag, crevasse rescue gear.
Max Participants: 4 Participants.
Cost: Rough cost for the trip $177.02/person. Includes Hut, Hostel, Due by November 30th
Deadline: November 1st if you want to come on the trip.