trip duration TRIP DURATION
7 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Columbia Mountains
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
4 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Sustained
best period OFFER PERIOD
Apr
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

Are you looking for a real Canadian winter mountain adventure that even includes a helicopter ride? If so, then this 7 day ski touring adventure in the Purcell mountains is for you.

The descents in the Purcell mountains are absolutely stunning. And while they do range in size, the one thing they all have in common is how exciting they are to experience!

When it comes to the unforgettable sights you will get to see in the Purcell mountains, a few examples include the Horseshoe glacier, the Jumbo Pass, the Starbird glacier and the incredible Macbeth ice field.

We will also be camping in various sites throughout this amazing journey. As a result, you will get to enjoy the gorgeous Canadian mountain wilderness every minute of this adventure. And at night, you will get to admire your surroundings under the gaze of crystal clear moonlight.

Since this trip takes place in the wild Purcell mountains, it is considered an advanced level trip. As a result, it is important that participants have prior overnight back country ski touring experience. You should also have advanced level downhill skiing experience, as well as winter camping experience.

The mountains of Canada are a haven for adventurers. And on this week long expedition in the Purcell mountains, you will get to enjoy all of the adventure you can handle. All you have to do to enjoy this trip is send us a request. We’ll gladly take care of everything else.

I can also lead you on this 4 day ski tour through the world famous Banff National Park that includes the Wapta ice field.

Price per person

Group of 42400CAD

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Heliski drop(s)
Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes a heli drop, camping equipment, shuttle transportation, breakfast and dinner, and group safety equipment, including communication device, rescue kit, first aid supplies, GPS and maps. However, the price does not include lunches, personal skiing equipment and personal avalanche safety equipment, but that can be rented at a price of $5 for a probe, $5 for a shovel, $15 for a beacon. 5% GST tax is also not included in the price.

Other details

Skill level required

Advanced
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Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Nelson

Accommodation

Camping in various sites throughout the trip.

More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: skiing equipment, avalanche safety equipment, wind and waterproof jacket and pants, warm pants, fleece pullover, fleece shirt or vest, fleece underwear, 2 pairs of gloves, scarf or bandanna, socks, wool or fleece hat, sun hat, spare underwear, toiletries, sun glasses, sunscreen, goggles, 1 litre water bottle, small blister kit, personal items, pocket knife, camera.

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