Dates: July 19-26, 2013
Location: Burnie Glacier Chalet
Includes: Floatplane flights to Burnie Lake and back. All food and accommodation at the lodge. Instruction by certified guide. Rental gear such as ropes, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes.
Not included: Access to and stay in Smithers, alcoholic beverages at the lodge, personal equipment like clothing, backpacks and boots, and 5% tax.
The Burnie Glacier Chalet is right across the valley from the toe of the Burnie Glacier. There are climbing crags within 20 minutes and a practice area on the glacier within 30 minutes walk. The mountains are high and close. The lodge provides a great base to learn the art of mountaineering in all its aspects. Rock climbing, ice climbing, glacier travel, crevasse rescue, navigation and trip planning are some of the topics that will keep you busy through the week.