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Ascent

Winter hiking snowhoe essentials

Winter 101.

An overview of winter travel essentials. Learn about the gear, about the avalanche bulletin, and about the hazards that exist in the backcountry. This is a perfect course for someone who has no knowledge in regards to winter travel.

Guide : guest

1 : 12

Length

1 day

Gear required

  • Gloves
  • Waterproof Jacket, Pants, Base layers
  • Headlamp (with fresh batteries)
  • 30-40L day pack
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hiking Boots
  • Fitness requirement

    Minimal.

    Location

    Chilliwack or Hope.

    Schedule

    9-3 on a Saturday or Sunday.

    Prerequistes

    None

    Cost

    $75

    Upcoming courses

    [MEC id="1343"]

    We get it, you're excited, so are we!

    But, we're still updating our courses and trips for Winter 2020/2021.

    At this point, we have only opened up AST 1 and AST 2 courses. Keep checking back as we update more and more stoke-fueling adventure.

    - The Ascent team