Hišimy̓awiƛ hut ski touring (B3)

Originally published at: https://accvi.ca/events/hisimy̓awiƛ-hut-ski-touring-b3/

Leader: Josh Slatkoff

Contact: weskivi@gmail.com

Cost: $20 per person per night

Description: Enjoy four days of spring ski touring at Hišimy̓awiƛ. On April 28, we will meet at the Marion Main turnoff from Highway 4 at 11:00 AM. We will convoy as far as possible to the trailhead but some skiing on MM may be needed. From the trailhead, we will boot pack and then skin our way to the Hut. April 29 and 30 will be ski touring from the Hut, with destinations to be decided based on interest and conditions at the time. May 1, we will pack up and descend.

Skills/fitness needed: B3. Participants must have at least AST1. You must be comfortable skiing/riding off-piste and carrying an overnight pack up 700m or more. Please carefully read the description of the approach to ensure you will be physically fit enough. https://accvi.ca/5040-peak-hut/hut-access/

Gear needed: AT or telemark skis or splitboard with skins that fit and avalanche gear (3-antennae beacon, shovel and probe. Can be rented from ACCVI – gear@accvi.ca)

Max participants: 8 participants (must be members of the ACC, preference given to Vancouver Island section members.)