We are now accepting reservations for the new lodge at Qua - Ymir Backcountry Ski Lodge. I am proud to announce that this beautiful lodge is ready for booking for Winter 2013/14. Featuring a 32x48 main floor with 10' post and beam construction and 8 private bedrooms upstairs and one larger bedroom with two bunkbeds for a double occupancy of 20 total. Wood heat and plentiful insulation keeps the lodge warm on both floors. Couches, large dining tables and a well stocked kitchen with an oven/ 4 burner propane stove complete the main floor. The old qua yurt is now the sauna and water is close at hand. fly-out toilet barrels complete the basic checklist.
Access is by helicopter flying from Nelson on Saturday and returning by helicopter. Our regular season price is $950 plus 12% hst per person. Price includes 7 nights accommodation, helicopter fees, hut custodian on site, AND accommodation in town the night prior to your trip and access to showers on the exit prior to your departure. We offer lower rates for dates in the shoulder seasons. All dates are currently available. Catering and Guiding options available. Groups of 12 or more may have exclusive lodge booking. Smaller groups are welcome to contact us for available dates.
The terrain is some of the best ski touring terrain available. The lodge is located just around tree line with 1000'of alpine skiing above the lodge and 1000'of tree skiing below. The terrain is compact with many different bowls offering different aspects, elevations and terrain features for all conditions. Long round trip traverses can be completed, peaks can be ascended, most peaks have great ski descents from the summit, multi-bowl ski descents in one day offer lots of variety and of course close yo-yo skiing on those big storm days.
We look forward to providing you and your group a fantastic backcountry ski holiday this winter. Reservations can be made by cheque or online through our website at Ymir Backcountry Ski Lodge.