For those seeking transportation to the Huts or the trailhead, here is some information to aid your trip planning: Glacier Helicopters Invermere Contact Greg: email@example.com (250) 341-7164 (cel) Jumbo Hut delivery or pickup from Invermere airport: approx $1750. Additional loads from Toby/Jumbo confluence parking lot – add $500. Olive Hut delivery or pickup $1200 – $1400 depending on weather. They have an AStar and/or Jet Ranger based in Invermere. Whitetooth Heli 8Km south of Parson Contact Dirk@whitetoothheli.com (250)344-2266 […]
The reconstruction of the Forster footbridge is now complete, allowing regular access to the Dave White and Olive Huts once again. Have a great season ❄! CVHS
Effective immediately Olive and Dave White Huts are closed due to the main Forster Creek footbridge being taken away by high water. There is no scheduled replacement of the bridge at this time, likely late fall. Those with existing reservations can get refunds.Content coming soon. CVHS
Canfor has concluded their harvesting in the upper McMurdo Creek, and therefore recently removed the temporary bridges at the 56 km on McMurdo FSR. Wide fords have been established allowing high clearance 4×4 access through those two creeks.
Please take note of this ACMG field conditions report, not so far from McMurdo and Kingsbury Huts; https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?e=adc48e5b67&u=1dee12e6e4cfe6fae27721198&id=c49a126dcd
Please take note of this ACMG Mountain Conditions Report from the field, not so far from McMurdo & Kingsbury Huts; https://mountainconditions.ca/reports/whumphs-and-skier-remote-avalanche Happy New Year 🎉 to all! CVHS
Folks; In an effort to improve the Custom Booking option, lessen the guesswork and some of the frustration we’re sensing out there, we are experimenting with a ‘Calendar Preview‘ of the next dates open for requesting. You’re among the first to see it and hopefully benefit by it. !You can still ONLY request the open date when it becomes eligible by the same 2 month + 2 week rule! To view the Calendar Preview, go to: https://cvhsinfo.org/columbia-valley-huts-book-online click the Green boxed link: Custom Calendar Booking […]
Folks we enjoy a long history of cooperation between RK Heli and the local ski tourers. This has started to erode in the Jumbo drainage due to day touring on their regularly used, managed & gladed runs. Please seek out touring opportunities other than their regular runs, it jeopardizes the relationship with CVHS which took decades to establish. Here’s a open letter from Graham their GM: