Check out the details now for the 2nd Annual Canuck Splitfest presented by Prior.
All proceeds from the Canuck Splitfest presented by Prior will be donated to the Canadian Avalanche Foundation.
Where: Rogers Pass, BC (nearest international airports: Kelowna, BC and Calgary, AB)
Lodging: See lodging page – anywhere from $0 to $89/night (camp or sleep in hotel)
Parks Admission Fee: $7.80/day or $39.20 for an annual pass
Parks Access Permit: Free. Issued daily, can receive an annual pass with attendance to an information session. Some areas will be closed for avalanche control work (to protect the highway, not the backcountry user)
Canuck Splitfest fee: $0 but donations are encouraged. Amounts over $25 will receive a tax receipt from the Canadian Avalanche Foundation (a registered Canadian charity)
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/CanuckSplitfest
Avalanche Bulletin: http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/psb/index_e.asp?oqAVA_PARK_ID=3
Parks Canada touring information: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/glacier/activ/activ1.aspx
Weather stations: Fidelity Rogers Pass Round Hill Rockfall
Parks Canada Avalanche Terrain Maps: Asulkan and Illecillewaet Connaught Creek Loop Brook NRC Gully
Guiding service: This is an unguided event. You must be able to make your own terrain decisions. Local guiding services may be available for hire.
Sponsors will be donating products to a raffle. Tickets will be sold and as a participant there are some great prizes already up for grabs. Some sponsors will also be bringing product to demo as well.
Proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the Canadian Avalanche Foundation.
Member videos from last year