Spring Ski Touring

We are happy to offer guided, snowcat assisted ski touring in the spring!

Guided Ski Touring at Island Lake CatskiingMcPhee_ILL_Ski Touring

Island Lake is pleased to now offer cat-assisted, guided ski touring on our 7,000-acre property during April 2013.  A great mix of terrain including: alpine bowls and ridges, perfectly gladed trees and spectacular peaks make Island Lake a superb backcountry-touring destination.

  • Ski Touring will be available after April 1 st and is dependant on conditions.
  • Island Lake offers single day tours as well as 2-night/2 day, 3-night/3 day and 4 night/4 day trips out of the lodge.
  • Single day tours will be transported to the lodge at approximately 7 am and depart the lodge at 4:30 pm.
  • Multi-day trips will arrive at 5 pm and will be transported to the lodge,  with the ski tour program commencing the following morning.  Multi-day tours will depart the lodge at 4:30 on the last day of the tour. Single and Multi-day trips will get a lift by cat into our terrain on each morning of the tour.
  • Single day trips will receive coffee, tea and fruit on arrival at the lodge.  Guests will be responsible for their food and drink for the duration of the day.
  • Multi-day trips require a minimum of 5 people and include: 3 meals per day, accommodation, guides and use of lodge facilities – including the hot-tub.   We will do our best to cater to your date request.
  • Groups of 1-6 will include a full ACMG certified Ski Guide.  Groups of 6-12 will include a full ACMG certified Ski Guide and an assistant guide. Groups of expert and novice skiers will be catered for.
  • The nature of the ski tour can be catered to the group’s wishes.  We can tailor the tour to ski focused or instructional, terrain and snowpack evaluation or a combination of wishes.
  • We provide Mammut Barryvox Pulse Transceivers.  Other avalanche gear is available upon request.

Ski Touring Day Rates:

7 – 10 Guests – $99 pp

3 – 6 Guests – $129 pp

2 Guests – $225

Ski Touring Multi-Day Rates (2, 3 and 4 nights availble)

$275 per person, per night (includes 1 day of guided ski touring and 1 night)

Minimum 6 guests