Originally published at: https://accvi.ca/events/mount-becher-ski-tour-b2-2/
Trip Leader/Contact: Andrew Pape-Salmon. firstname.lastname@example.org. 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”: https://islandavalanche.jigsy.com/files/documents/Becher-Public-ATES.pdf
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