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Sorcerer Lake Lodge

Dates:
February 16-23
, 2013

Sorcerer Lodge is located near Rogers Pass in British Columbia's famous Selkirk Mountains. Rustic and cozy, lodge amenities include a very spacious common area, electric lights, and a separate shower and sauna building.

Terrain is suitable for intermediate to advanced skiers, and includes steep north-facing tree skiing and superb runs in the alpine.

Access is via helicopter from Golden, B.C.

Cost: TBA, This price is all-inclusive (helicopter flight, food prepared by a professional chef, accommodation, taxes and guiding services).


Sorcerer Ski Lodge
Trip Information
and Logistics
February 16-23

Alcoholic Beverages

Meeting Place
  • Guests will meet in Golden, B.C., on Saturday morning (the first day of the trip). Precise location and meeting time TBA closer to trip date.

    Golden is a 3.5-hour drive west of Calgary (the nearest international airport) on the Trans-Canada Hwy.

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Night Prior to Trip
  • We recommend that guests stay in Golden the night prior to the trip to avoid delays on Saturday morning due to weather or possible road closures.
  • Suggested hotels:
    • Super 8 Motel - tel: (250) 344-0888
    • Country Comfort Bed and Breakfast - tel: (250) 344-6200
    • Swiss Village Motel - tel: (250) 344-2276
    • Visit www.goldenhotels.worldweb.com for more listings.
Travel to Staging Area
  • If you are arriving to Golden without a vehicle and you require a ride to the helicopter staging area, please contact us prior to the trip (info@mountianascents.com).

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Helicopter and Baggage
  • Baggage restrictions: 40 lbs per person (not including skis) – please pack lightly. Pack gear in two smaller duffel bags rather than one large one (these fit easier into helicopter).
  • In the unlikely event that the helicopter cannot fly into the lodge on
    Saturday, February 21 (due to poor weather), guests are responsible for their own accommodation and food in Golden.

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Alcoholic Beverages
  • If you want it, bring it. Beer cans and wine boxes work best.

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Payment Schedule
  • Trip price: $2000.00
  • $1000.00 is due upon booking. Balance is due by November 01, 2011
  • All payments are refundable prior to November 01 (less $100.00 administration fee).
  • All money paid after November 01 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.
  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance through your local travel agent.

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Waivers
  • Please print a hardcopy of both forms, read and sign them, and mail to Mountain Ascents Canada with your final payment due by November 01, 2008.

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Gear List

Ski Equipment
Ski Clothes
Lodge Clothes
skis long underwear (top/bottoms) cotton pants/jeans
poles medium-weight pile pants T-shirt/sweatshirt
boots medium-weight pile coat shorts
skins heavy-weight pile coat socks
shovel** Gore-tex coat hut shoes/slippers
probe** Gore-tex pants headlamp
avalanche tranceiver** down coat toiletry bag
day pack (40-litre) insulated gloves/mitts (2 pair) sunscreen/lip balm
climbing harness** ski socks (2 pair)  
one locking carabiner gaiters  
  winter hat/sun hat  
  sunglasses/ski goggles  
  water bottle/small thermos  

(Bedding is provided at Sorcerer Lake Lodge.)

**Mandatory Safety Gear
This gear is mandatory. If you do not have these items, please contact Mountain Ascents Canada for rental arrangements:

  • Avalanche tranceiver (457 kHz single frequency only)
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Avalanche probe
  • Climbing harness (worn on glaciers)

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