Lake O'Hara Camp Elizabeth Parker Hut
The Vancouver section has the Elizabeth Parker
booked for 6 nights from August 15th to August
20th, departing on the 21st.
The O’Hara area, known as the Jewel of the
Rockies, is located in Yoho National Park and
beautiful hiking and a variety of hiking,
climbing and mountaineering objectives in a
This self-guided, fully catered camp will
nights at the Elizabeth Parker hut. Your
depend upon the weather, and the experience
and capabilities of your group and may include,
example, ascents of Mt. Schaeffer, Mt. Odaray,
Victoria or Mt Hungabee as well as the Grassi
rock route (5.7) or hiking to Lake McArthur,
pass or on the All Souls or Yukness ledges
Spots for our trip to Elizabeth Parker Hut will
allocated by draw. This camp is for self-guided
groups of ACC Vancouver members. Groups of two
with similar objectives are encouraged to enter
well as individual members who are willing to
organise and participate in setting daily trip
Draw rules are as follows:
- only one entry per individual or 2 to 4
person group, by
- minimum group size is 1, maximum is 4
- group leaders and individual participants in
the draw will be provided access to a form to
answer trip questions (food restrictions, etc.
- see below). Group leaders will allso need to
provide the names and membership numbers of
each member in their group
- memberships in ACC Vancouver must be up to
at time of draw
- all entries will be drawn in order to fill
the 24 spots
and create a waiting list
- draw winners will have until March 20th to
pay in full, at which time their status will be
- spots not confirmed will then be offered to
party on the waiting list (subject to number of
- if a drawn member or group drops out at any
the group or member will contact ACC VA. The
will then be offered to the next person or
on the waiting list, who will be responsible to
the original member's fee.
- The draw will be conducted by the ACC
March 5. Winners will be notified immediately.
refundable payments are due by March 20th.
- Registration is not complete until you've
and, as required, paid in full to the Alpine
Canada Vancouver Section through PayPal.
- Our backcountry chef will prepare breakfasts
dinners and provide fresh items such as
fruit, cold cuts, cheese, bread, nut butters,
for members to prepare a packed lunch daily.
Members will need to have their own reusable
containers and wraps to carry their lunches.
also help carry the food from the bus to the
m), and assist with service and clean-up.
- Dietary restrictions : please provide
dietary restrictions for each member of your
time of registration. This will help our chef
- We have 12 spots on the 10:30 am bus
8 spots on the 15:30 bus on August 15 from the
O’Hara parking lot in Yoho national park.
Please specify which bus you would like to be
this will be allocated on a first drawn, first
-Each group will arrange their own
to and from the Lake O’Hara parking lot from
the bus departs.
- IMPORTANT NOTE for those who may
have wanted to self-organise an overnight stay
Abbott Pass Hut on the Lefroy-Victoria col
O’Hara. At time of posting, the Alpine club of
is NOT taking reservations for Abbott Pass Hut
because of slope remediation. It is possible,
unlikely, that this will change before our
Cost & Payment:
Member Cost: approximately $650.00/Person
(***This camp will be fully catered from dinner
first night to breakfast and items for packed
day. Full costing TBA***)
Cost Includes: Cost includes hut, bus, catered
and backcountry wilderness passes.
Payment Cut Off: Payment must be received by
ACC VA by March 20th, 2020.
Questions for participants
1- List any dietary restrictions, per member,
2- Do you or your group prefer to take the
15:30 bus to Lake O’Hara? Please specify if you
3- Please list the types of activities you are
do while on this trip (hiking, mountaineering,
4- Any specific objectives?