Mount Becher Ski Tour (B2)

Originally published at: Mount Becher Ski Tour (B2) – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

Trip leader/Contact: Andrew Pape-Salmon. Tel: 250-893-0362.

This is a Vancouver Island classic! The destination is a 1,390m peak. Round trip is about 11km and nearly 700m of elevation gain. You should be comfortable with your backcountry skis, skins and a couple of steep pitches, both up and down. At this time of year, the conditions might be icy in the morning, and soft in the afternoon.
Here is a description of the terrain which is rated “simple”:
Here is the gear list: Water (2 litres), Food (~150 calories per hour), Layered clothing with storm layer, Gloves and Hat, Ski tour gear, Avalanche Transceiver, Probe, Shovel, Sunglasses, Sunscreen.
Meet at old Forbidden Plateau ski area at 8:45am.
Please include in the email the following info:
  • Member Number?
  • Emergence Contact?
  • Cell/text Number?
  • Do you have a vehicle you are willing to carpool with?
  • What City do you live in?
  • Medical conduction we should know about?
Maximum Participants: 6