Abbey Trip Information &
26-Feb. 02, 2008
at Alpine Helicopters in Golden, BC (directions below)
on January 26th. Meeting time TBA closer to trip date.
Golden is a 3.5-hour drive west of Calgary (the closest
international airport), on the Trans-Canada Hwy.
to Alpine Helicopters:
south on Hwy. 95 from the Trans-Canada Hwy.
south on #95, over bridge, past movie theatre on
right onto 9th St. at the only 4-way lights in Golden.
to the end of 9th St. and turn right.
this road across the train tracks, around a left-hand
bend, and straight to Alpine Helicopters.
recommend you stay in Golden the night prior to your
trip to avoid delays in the morning due to weather
or possible road closures.
8 Motel - tel: (250) 344-0888
Comfort Bed and Breakfast - tel: (250) 344-6200
Village Motel - tel: (250) 344-2276
for more listings.
Baggage restrictions: 30 lbs per person (not including
skis) – please pack light. Pack gear in two
smaller duffels rather than one large one (fits easier
into helicopter). Ski bags will not be flown into
lodge (reduces bulk in ski basket).
the unlikely event that the helicopter cannot fly
to the lodge on
Saturday, Jan. 26 (due to poor weather), guests are
responsible for their own accommodation and food in
you want it, bring it. Beer cans and wine boxes fit
best in the helicopter.
price: $1900.00 Cdn plus 6% GST (total = $2014.00
is due upon booking. Balance is due by November 01,
payments are refundable prior to November 1st (less
$100.00 administration fee).
All money paid after November 1st is not refundable
unless we are able to re-sell your trip to someone
else. If we fill your spot, all money will be refunded
less $100 administration fee.
recommend you purchase travel insurance through your
local travel agent.
guest is required to complete two waiver forms:
print a hardcopy of both forms, complete and mail
to Mountain Ascents Canada with your final payment
due by November 1st, 2007.
gloves (2 pair)
socks (2 pair)
& towles supplied at Battle Abbey.)
gear is mandatory. If you do not have the following
items, please contact Mountain Ascents Canada for rental
tranceiver (457 kHz single frequency only)
harness (skiing on glaciers)