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USD 2,901

FULLY HOSTED & GUIDED SAFARI
9 Days | 9 Nights | 7 Skiing | 3 Resorts

Location: Canada | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price based on twin/double-share option.
Base/invoice currency is in CAD ex taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,901
Pack your snorkel for this one! This fully hosted & guided tour visits probably what is the best selection of BC powder destinations including REVELSTOKE, RED MOUNTAIN & WHITEWATER. Book as a solo or small group on the fixed date tour or get your own private group together for a custom tour.
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The West Kootenay Classic

The West Kootenay Classic is a nine-day tour that visits Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Whitewater in Nelson, and Red Mountain in Rossland.

Revelstoke’s resort (RMR) boasts the largest vertical of any ski area in North America. Cat and Heli Skiing are both offered from the resort as a day skiing option for those interested. RMR has been investing in a summer glading program in the last few years, opening up more and more treed runs.

Whitewater is located in the shadow of Mt. Ymir and is famous for deep, dry powder and perfectly gladed tree runs. A recent expansion has opened up an entire new side of the mountain, with a new chair and base area. The mid-week crowds are small, and the locals are friendly and welcoming. Nelson's night life is always lively.

The locals in Rossland had been sitting on a gold mine for decades, until the last few years when Red Mountain’s village development got underway. There’s been a lot of clean up of overgrown gladed terrain, opening up some of the best fall-line tree skiing found anywhere. Red has always been well known as a leg burning paradise, small in size, with lots of hidden powder stashes. The recent massive expansion with a new lift on Mt. Grey adds 1/3 of the resort's terrain.

This tour has some fixed date(s) or alternatively you can round up your own private group (of up to 10) and book your own custom dates. All tours start on a Saturday from Kelowna International Airport and end the following Sunday at the same place.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Sat)
Guests arrive at Kelowna Int'l Airport, meet guides, drive 2 hrs to Revelstoke, and check in for 3 nights

Day 2 (Sun)
Ski Revelstoke Mountain Resort with options to hike

Day 3 (Mon)
Ski Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Days 4 (Tues)
Ski RMR, and drive 4 hrs south to Nelson, and check in for 2 nights

Day 5 (Wed)
Ski Whitewater with options to hike

Day 6 (Thurs)
Ski Whitewater, drive 1 hr, 15 min to Rossland, and check in for 3 nights

Day 7 (Fri)
Ski Red Mountain with options to hike

Day 8 (Sat)
Ski Red Mountain

Day 9 (Sun)
Travel 4.5 hrs to Kelowna Int'l Airport for departure

Accommodation

Canadian Powder Adventures like to give its guests a "locals" feel so it tends to steer away from the bi glitzy hotels and utilize local friendly hotels and bed and breakfasts.

Its preferred properties for this tour are:
  • Revelstoke:
    • Various BnB's
  • Nelson:
    • Mountain Hound Inn
  • Rossland:
    • Sweet Dreams Heritage Inn
    • Red Barn Lodge

Rates, Inclusions & Add-Ons

2019 Rates
Double occupancy: $3,920 per person
Single occupancy: $4,200 per person

Whilst this tour generally has some fixed date tours i.e. tours where solo travelers and small groups can join, this tour is generally designed for private groups. The "from" price is based on the fixed date package and this may vary for a private group depending on the number of guests in your group. For example if you have 6 or 10 people in your group this is the optimal number utilizing 1 or 2 guides; whereas a group of say 4 is going to be more expensive than the quoted price.

Inclusions
  • 9 nights twin-share accommodation
  • A hearty breakfast each morning
  • 7 days lift tickets
  • All transport from & return to Kelowna Airport
  • Certified guides (max 6 guests to 1 guide OR 10 guests to 2 guides)
Add-ons
  • Private room upgrade - CAD$280 p.p.
  • Ski & snowboard rentals
  • Touring gear rentals
  • Avalanche safety gear rental
Not Included

Canadian Powder Booking Terms & Conditions

Deposit & BalanceA non-refundable deposit of $300 is due at the time of booking as a reservation fee.
The remainder of the tour price is due 30 days prior to the departure of the trip, and is fully refundable (less the $300 deposit up until 10 days prior to the tour.)

Cancellation PolicyCancellations within 10 days of tour departure date are 50% refundable.
After a reservation is made, changes to the booking will be possible but not guaranteed, depending upon availability.

Liability WaiverFor any guided services with Canadian Powder, you will need to sign a waiver.