Snow Sport: Algoma Backcountry – Feb 24-27

WHEN: Thursday February 24, 2023 – Monday February 27, 2023
WHERE: Bellevue Valley Lodge, Goulais River ON
DESCRIPTION: This February, let’s head up to Algoma for some of the best backcountry skiing and
splitboarding Ontario has to offer! We’ll be spending 3 nights and 3 days backcountry skiing at the Bellevue Valley Lodge. The owners have been clearing and maintaining their glades for over 40 years. With 1000 acres to play in, yearly snow accumulation of 250-300 inches and over 200 meters of vertical drop, we’ll be primed for some exceptional steep and deep! In addition, we’ll be there for the lodge’s annual Telefest backcountry festival! The event includes lunch, dinner, entertainment, guided backcountry touring and of course meeting new likeminded snow stompers. More details to follow.
COST: $500 per person. Includes dorm-style accommodation at the lodge, 3 days of guided access to the backcountry and entry fee into Telefest! Cost does not include food (excluding Saturday lunch/dinner included in Telefest) or transportation. Meal plan and carpooling to be determined by participant preferences.
GEAR: Helmet (mandatory), splitboard/touring skis and avalanche safety gear (beacon, probe, shovel) are required. Teleski rentals are available and a beacon refresher will be done before heading out.
TRIP LEADER: For more information or to sign up please contact Bryan Phillips.
Max Participants: 9. Waitlist open.
TRIP CLASSIFICATION: B. Participants should be comfortable skiing/snowboarding in technical and black diamond terrain (glades, powder, etc). Some backcountry experience would be beneficial.
COVID-19: Participants are asked to please stay home if they have Covid symptoms. Trip Insurance is recommended. 
WAIVER: Please read the waiver before attending and sign a color copy of it in ink upon arrival.

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