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Monthly Archives: November 2016

NEWS FLASH- Winter 2016-17 transportation options – Coldstream Heli positions a 407HP in Invermere

For those seeking transportation to the Huts or the trailhead this coming winter, here is some information to aid your trip planning: Coldstream Helicopters – Invermere, BC  greg@coldstreamhelicopters.com  (250) 341-7164 Jumbo Hut delivery or pickup from Invermere airport: approx $1400. Additional loads from Toby/Jumbo confluence parking lot – add $600.   Olive Hut delivery or pickup $1200 – $1400 depending on weather. Their new Bell 407 HP Carries 6 adults with full gear, skis and groceries with power and gear space to spare. Check […]

Logging Traffic – share the road weekdays this winter

  As most Hut visitors know, once you leave the highway the backcountry roads accessing the trail heads are built, maintained and used regularly by logging complanies. In our area Canfor Forest Products is the principle Forest licencee.  Although these Forest Service Roads are not legally “Radio Controlled” but rather “Radio Assisted”, the use of VHF radios is strongly recommended for all users, particularly on weekdays on active logging roads. Drive cautiously and expect the unexpected. Be prepared to use the […]