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•Rent a car
•Contact White Mountain Adventures for a Van shuttle ( this option is good for a larger group)
•Greyhound Bus
•Contact someone else in your group to get a carpool

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•In the secure compound at the Heliport of Alpine
•Wherever else you wish to leave it

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•If the weather and helicopter pick ups work as planned then you should be in Golden by 5 pm roughly on fly out day.
•If the weather does not cooperate we may only be back by Sunday morning.
•Please do not book a return flight home for the Saturday fly out day.

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•We have an emergency use only satellite phone at the lodge.
•We have internet access at the lodge and texting works great or email.

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•Yes, there is limited power at the lodge to charge up your various devices. Please note it is limited and runs off solar power which is minimal in the early part of the winter.

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•Yes, there is running water and running hot water for showers.

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•If you have a preferred item you enjoy while being active by all means bring it. Our cooks strive to provide a wide array of foods for your tummy's pleasures and so usually most guests leave having put on weight for the week due to all the good food.

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•If in Canmore there are many hotel options.
•If in Golden there are a few good options I could suggest: Hotel - Prestige Inn      Hostel - Kicking Horse Lodge     B&B - Kapristo Lodge

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•At the Kicking Horse Lodge at 8pm on the night preceding your trip.

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•At Kicking Horse lodge or at the staging area if you choose to drive there instead of taking the shuttle from Kicking Horse lodge..

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•You may if all the cards play out right. However, winter weather is unpredictable and so are helicopter shuttles as well as highway conditions. It is always best to book your return flight home for the next day after your departure day from the lodge.

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•Space is always limited on flight days so it is preferable that you come with one pair of skis/ board and bring extra parts in case there is a break in equipment.

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•Sorcerer has some extra boots for guests to use to head out to the outhouse or to go outside. Definitely bring hut footwear.
•Battle Abbey does not have extra boots for guests so please feel free to bring a light pair of outdoor boots if your bags are not overweight. Bring some indoor footwear for the lodge.

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•AMA Road report
•Drive BC

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www.Avalanche.ca
•Check the ski hill close to your lodge

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•Environment Canada Weather: www.weather.gc.ca
•Spot Weather information: www.spotwx.com
•Mountain Weather Forecast: http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Foremast/forecasts/2000