Tantalus Range Ski Mountaineering Camp

Description

This years ski season wrap up trip is in one of the most coveted mountain ranges in BC. The Tantalus Range, although not the biggest peaks in the BC stand like a fortress guarded by the Squamish river and forbidding glaciers, teasing all big mountain rider on their way to Whistler BC.  We will be flying into the Tantalus Range with a small group of motivated skiers and boarders for 3 days of mountain skiing, learning, and fun

The camp will run at a max 5 to 1 (guest to guide) ratio.

Guides:

Ross Berg:  IFMGA/ACMG Mountain Guide

Joe Schwartz:  ACMG Ski Guide

LEARN

Steep Skiing Skills

Crevasse Rescue

Glacier Travel

Mountain Hazard Identification and Management

Rope Skills: Climbing and Rappelling

WHO FOR

Experienced skiers and snowboarders who are looking to push their backcountry riding. This camp is aimed to people who have backcountry skiing and advance ski ability.  Our goal is to ride big mountain terrain + train you to be self-sufficient in this terrain.

PREREQUISITES

Strong skiing/boarding skills are required (able to ride a black diamond), AST 1 or equivalent is suggested.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Guides fee, group gear, heli flight, hut fee, food

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

Personal ski gear

2017 Dates

March 10,11,12 – FULL

March 17,18,19

March 24, 25, 26

Cost

$1150
+ 5% gst

Dione Card1 Dione card Serratus card

  • Ski touring skis
  • Skins
  • probe
  • shovel
  • Avalanche transceiver
  • Collapsible poles
  • Backpack (25-40 litres in size; ie big enough to carry your stuff)

*we have the above items available for rent (please inquire if needed; limited amounts)

  • Normal snowboarding outerwear and boots
  • Water and food for a full day of skinning and riding in the backcountry
  • Extra insulated layer
  • Warm gloves
  • Thin gloves (if you have them they’re great while skinning up)
  • Sunglasses
  • Goggles
  • Extra touque