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Rogers Pass, Deep December Long Weekend

$675.00

SKU: ROGERSSKI Category:

Product Description

Deep December Rogers Pass, December 28th-30th, 2017

Three days of Deep December Powder, what a great xmas present! Rogers Pass is renown for its huge snowfall and cold deep powder skiing and in late December it can be waist deep! We will be staying at the Kicking Horse River Lodge, a classic mountain home to base out of in Golden B.C. This is an ideal trip for intermediate to strong skiers who like to ski a lot! We can accommodate first time backcountry skiers with intermediate ski skills on this trip, don’t miss out on the Deep December Powder skiing!

AAA is a full service guiding company, employing ACMG/IFMGA guides who are certified to work in any terrain or discipline. Splitboard friendly!

If you have any questions about this program contact the AAA office at [email protected]

Additional Information

Course Dates

December 28-30, 2017

What's Included

Certified Mountain Guide, 2 nights shared accommodation at Kicking Horse River lodge in Golden B.C. and many face shots!

Gear List

• Skis, I recommend a shorter (160 – 185cm) mid-fat to fat ski designed for powder and spring snow conditions
• Climbing skins
• Ski Poles/ split boarders too
• Ski boots/ snowboard boots
• Avalanche beacon with fresh batteries
• Snow shovel
• Avalanche probe
• Daypack, 35-45 L
• Sunglasses and ski goggles
• Thermos flask and or water bottle
• Sun block & Lip Cream
• Pocket knife
• Headlamp with fresh batteries
• small Blister & 1st-Aid Kit
• -7 sleeping bag, if staying in hut or hostel
• Camera
• Personal Toilet Items
• If tour is glaciated:
• Lightweight climbing harness for glacier travel,
• 3 locking caribiners, 2 non locking caribiners
• 2 4-6 m long 6mm cord, 1 sewn sling

Clothing List
It is recommended to bring light clothing of varying thicknesses that can be ‘layered’ to achieve comfort and versatility. The most important consideration for clothing is the ability to regulate temperature as you change from periods of activity to periods of rest and from the ascent to the descent.

• Polypro underwear (top & bottom)
• Warm pants (nylon blend, insulated or fleece)
• Warm shirts (not cotton)
• Medium weight fleece sweater
• Fleece Jacket
• Light insulated jacket or vest
• Waterproof jacket with hood (Gore-Tex or nylon)
• Waterproof pants (Gore-Tex or nylon, with side zippers)
• Socks x 2
• Wool or fleece hat
• Waterproof ski gloves or mitts
• Neck tube/balaclava
• Sunhat

Insurance

We highly recommend purchasing Trip Cancellation Insurance

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