Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Wapta Traverse


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Wapta Traverse

Wapta/Yoho Huts Ski Traverse

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  • M3G Expert Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 70.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

A.M. April 1st, Pugetopeless

We skied most of this last year.

The new Guy that is great!

We are spending two nights at most huts so that we can ski the neighboring Peaks.

Contact me to get the  Huts and dates you need to reserve. Don't worry if the CAC lists a hut as full. Inevitably, there are cancellations and no-shows.



Wapta Traverse

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
  • Glacier harness and gear
  • Hut Essentials
  • Sumit's and Ice Fields by Chick Scott
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