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This is your chance to spend a once-in-a-lifetime week skiing at the ACC's renowned Fairy Meadow Hut. Situated in the Adamant Range of the Selkirk Mountains, this destination was named “THE backcountry ski destination in Canada” by none other than legendary backcountry skier Chic Scott and was recently ranked the fourth best ski hut in all of North America by this blog.
If spectacular scenery, long glacier runs, and abundant ski-mountaineering opportunities weren't enough, you'll also be treated to a wood-fired sauna and hot drinks and delicious meals prepared by your own group chef.
Our highly experienced guiding team led by long term favourite Conrad Janzen know the region intimately and will be able to divide the group based on abilities, keeping the camp safe and the skiing satisfying for everybody.
The only catch? This camp sells out every year so grab your spot early to avoid disappointment!
Evenings will be spent enjoying great food, socializing in cozy hut surroundings and resetting for the next day’s skiing. Food supplies will be flown in by helicopter (no dehydrated stuff here) and cooked up by our dedicated chef. All meals are designed to be healthy, sumptuous and plentiful and special dietary needs can be accommodated. Because we want you to be able to focus on the powder not the cooking!
The Fairy Meadow Hut is truly one of the jewels in the crown of the ACC's hut network. Perched on a bench deep in the Selkirks and surrounded by granite spires, glaciers and powder slopes, it is the quintessential base for a week of ski touring. The hut is very comfortable with a wood stove, propane lighting, ever-popular sauna and comfortable outhouses located just outside the hut - the perfect setting for apres-ski relaxation!
The ever-popular Conrad Janzen leads our team of three ACMG certified guides who will ensure your time at Fairy Meadow is both safe and enjoyable. All our guides come back year after year so are super knowledgable about the area and welcome to answering any questions. Our low guiding ratios (maximum 16 participants to 3 guides) allow us to form groups based on abilities and ambition, making sure the pace and difficulty is right for you.
The skiing terrain couldn’t have been better! Comfy hut and nice folks to share the week with
10/10 for Conrad and the guides under his supervision. Perfect! Why? Conrads gentle confidence and his mindfulness to provide options by having 3 groups.
The Selkirks are (of course) stunningly beautiful, and it was great to be there with a wonderful group, great guides, and based at such a nice hut…
- 2019 Fairy Meadow Powder Camp Participants-
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Conrad is an ACMG Mountain Guide based in Banff, Alberta. He has been passionately engaged in skiing and climbing adventures throughout North America and Europe for the past 20 years and has been fortunate to share many of these experiences with others as a mountain guide. He has been leading mountain adventures with the Alpine Club of Canada since 2002 when he first guided at the Fairy Meadow Hut.
Currently Conrad mixes his time working as an independent Mountain Guide and as a Visitor Safety Specialist with Parks Canada. His favorite pastime is skiing and he is very excited to return to one of the best places to ski in Canada!
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