Camps



Blanket Glacier- February 11th-18th, 2017

Does Monashee powder and no Wi-Fi for an entire week get you excited? Are you a competent back country skier that enjoys good company, good food, sauna's and most importantly loves to ski? If you answered yes to all of these questions, you should come to Blanket Glacier Chalet!

 This lovely lodge is located at 1770m in the Monashee Mountain range just south of Revelstoke, BC. It is fully equipped with a 10 person sauna, solar powered lights and electricity, wood stove with a propane furnace back-up, large drying room, and ski terrain that will make your jaw drop, soul happy and face smile. Check it out more athttp://www.blanketglacierchalet.com/   

Applications are now being accepted and a total of 14 Rocky Mountain Section members will be chosen for this trip. All shredders must have taken an AST-2 avalanche safety course or have equivalent experience. While on the trip, dinners will be coordinated as a group, and individuals will be responsible for their own breakfasts and lunches. The cost of the camp is $1220 including lodging, helicopter and taxes. A deposit of $500 is due within a week of your acceptance, and the remaining funds ($720) is due on November 1, 2016. If you wish to cancel your participation after submitting payment, you may be refunded only if a suitable replacement with the required qualifications is found, or you may purchase cancellation trip insurance through the Travel Underwriters through the National Alpine Club or Canada or privately. Otherwise, trip payment is not refundable.

 If you are interested in this trip or have any questions, please contact the camp manager, Christina Brodribb, at christina.brodribb@icloud.com

Sorcerer Lodge - April 16-23, 2017

The RMS will be organizing a trip into Sorcerer Lodge (April 16-23, 2017), which is located on the northern boundary of Glacier National Park in the Selkirks. The lodge is at an elevation of 2040 m and is surrounded by spectacular glaciers and nearby the impressive Mount Iconoclast, which is an exciting ski mountaineering destination.

  This is a self-catered, self-guided trip. The cost for the week will be $990. A deposit payment of $500 is required to hold your spot. The deposit is due once your application has been accepted. The balance of payment, $490 is due in January 2017.

 If you wish to cancel your participation after submitting payment, you may be refunded only if a suitable replacement with the required qualifications is found, or you may purchase cancellation trip insurance through the Travel Underwriters through the National Alpine Club or Canada or privately. Otherwise, trip payment is not refundable.

 Pre requisites: RMS membership, AST 2 (within 3 years of ski camp) and glacier travel skills/knowledge.

 Camp Manager: Gabrielle Savard. Please contact Gabrielle at:gksavard@ucalgary.ca for an application form and for further information

 We hope you will consider joining us at this ski camp!