Mt. Albert Edward Ski Tour (C3)

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Trip Leader/Contact: Andrew Pape-Salmon. Cell/text: 250-893-0362.


The destination is a 2,093m peak, the 6th highest on Vancouver Island. Round trip is about 32km and nearly 1649m 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 2011:

Here is a description of the terrain which is rated “simple”:

Here is the gear list: Water: 3 litres, Food: ~150 calories per hour, Layered clothing with storm layer, Gloves and Hat, Ski tour gear, Avalanche Transceiver, Probe, Shovel, Sunglasses/Goggles, Sunscreen.

Meet at Raven Lodge, Mount Washington Ski Resort.

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?
  • Would you like to book group accommodation on Mount Washington the evening before?

Maximum Participants: 6