Winter Camping & Igloo Building Course

Ever dreamed of spending a night out in the harsh Canadian winter? Curious to try, but would prefer not to lose toes? Then this introduction to Winter Snow Camping course might be the perfect fit for you. You’ll learn the skills required for overnight winter camping, including Igloo and Snow cave construction, basic survival techniques for winter travel as well as Avalanche safety skills training.

winter camping igloo course

The folks at The Mountain School (based out of Vancouver) are offering a unique and safe way to enter the wild world of Winter Camping. Be sure to check out their website for course details!

Cost: $265 + GST
Included in course cost:
– All instruction by Professional Guide/Instructors
winter camping canada– 2.5 days of direct instruction
– Use of our 4-season Mountain Tents
– Instructional manuals (incl. CAA “Avaluator”)
– Use of our avalanche beacons
– Use of G3 probe
– Use of G3 Avi-tech shovel
– Use of G3 “Bonesaw” snowsaw

Dates – 2015-2016
December 12-13, 2015 (*Tuesday, December 8 evening session)
January 9-10, 2016 (*Tuesday, January 5 evening session)
February 13-14, 2016 (*Tuesday, February 9 evening session)
March 12-13, 2016 (*Tuesday, March 8 evening session)

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