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Little Crowfoot offers an incredible panoramic view of the Wapta Icefield and a great warm up for the days to come!

When the rest of the world is transitioning into flip flops, the Canadian Rockies are kicking into high gear.  By April, the sometimes fickle Rockies snowpack has had a chance to settle out and provides a more stable environment for snow sport enthusiasts.  The long days and more palatable temperatures allow us to take pause and bask in the splendour of the Rockies—scenery on a grandiose scale that takes time to appreciate.

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Mt Olive’s NE face, a heralded ski objective reserved for those “good to go” days.

With stability on our side, we can explore the majestic, and at times, overwhelming terrain the Rockies have to offer.  Imagine sprawling glaciers, teetering séracs, giant ice falls, vertical headwalls, magnificent limestone cliffs and iconic peaks.  Now ponder skiing through that very terrain—Those are the Canadian Rockies for you.

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Cirque Peak is an amazing ski mountaineering objective, where guests get to embrace the security of the rope to achieve this double summit and couloir descent.

This Rockies experience is based out of Lake Louise, a hotel/hostel based base camp, perfectly positioned to access numerous one day objectives on the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park. Comfortable accommodations, with the possibility of home cooked meals or restaurant fare and iconic ski/splitboarding objectives within an hours drive.

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Popes Peak, this line is visible from the Trans-Canada; yet, to access the hanging drainage, one must travel through amazing larch forests and hit a narrow sub-alpine bench.

When: April 21-26, 2019

$2400 CAD Price per Person based on single occupancy at the Lake Louise Hostel

Group size: 4 guests per guide max

Accomodation: April 21-26 at the Lake Louise Hostel sPrice is based on single occupancy, we can book a room for you to share if you’re interested in sharing a room with a friend or partner.  The Lake Louise Hostel has a number of room options.  If you choose to split a room, the price will be adjusted accordingly.

Meals: Three meals per day are included in the price.  Alcohol is not.

Please inquire for details.  If you have a group interested in booking the trip, we’re happy to create a custom experience for your group—such as different lodging and dining options.

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Mt. St Nicholas and Olive poke through the Wapta Icefield.  A fit and adventurous group can tag both of these summits in a day.

Itinerary:  

April 21: 1400 hrs Mountain Time Meet At Lake Louise Hostel for a waiver presentation, avalanche safety and conditions briefing.

April 22-26: Ski objectives in the Lake Louise region.