Mount Becher Ski Tour (B2)

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Trip Leader/Contact: Andrew Pape-Salmon. Cell/text: 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.

Here are some photos from last year:

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 8:00am. Map.

Please include in the email the following info:

  • ACC Member Number?
  • Emergence Contact?
  • Cell/text Number?
  • Do you have a vehicle you are willing to carpool with and where are you starting from?
  • Medical conduction we should know about?

Maximum Participants: 6