Island Lake Lodge Catski

Canada: British Columbia

Don’t compromise on luxury or adventure. Have both at Island Lake Lodge Catski, a diamond in the rough.

Rates & Packages

Rates & Dates 2017 / 2018

Packages

Tour NumberDatesNumber of daysStandard LodgingDeluxe Lodging
0Dec 9 - 1232,4162,707
1Dec 12 - 1421,6111,805
2Dec 14 - 1732,4162,707
3Dec 17 - 2032,4162,707
4Dec 20 - 2332,4162,707
5Dec 23 - 2632,4662,750
6Dec 26 - 2932,4662,750
7Dec 29 - Jan 132,4662,750
8Jan 1 - 433,1493,334
9Jan 4 - 733,1493,334
10Jan 7 - 1033,1493,334
11Jan 10 - 1444,1984,445
12Jan 14 - 1844,1984,445
13Jan 18 - 2133,2453,529
14Jan 21 - 2433,2453,529
15Jan 24 - 2844,3264,705
16Jan 28 - Feb 144,3264,705
17Feb 1 - 433,2453,529
18Feb 4 - 733,2453,529
19Feb 7 - 1144,3264,705
20Feb 11 - 1544,3264,705
21Feb 15 - 1833,2453,529
22Feb 18 - 2133,2453,529
23Feb 21 - 2544,3264,705
24Feb 25 - Mar 144,3264,705
25Mar 1 - 433,2453,529
26Mar 4 - 733,1493,334
27Mar 7 - 1144,1984,445
28Mar 11 - 1433,1493,334
29Mar 14 - 1733,1493,334
30Mar 17 - 2032,4662,750
31Mar 20 - 2332,4662,750
32Mar 23 - 2521,6441,833
33Mar 25 - 2721,6441,833
34Mar 27 - 2921,6441,833
35Mar 29 - 3121,6441,833
36Mar 31 - Apr221,6441,833

Please note:

  • All package prices are quoted in Canadian dollars and include all meals, accommodation, guided skiing & powder ski or board rentals.
  • A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking.
  • The final payment is due 120 days prior to arrival. All payments are nonrefundable.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice prior to booking.   
  • Applicable taxes not included.

Accommodation only

Rates Double Occupancy
LodgingEarlyLowRegularPeak
Standard8058221,0501,082
Deluxe9029171,1111,176
Rates Single Occupancy
LodgingEarlyLowRegularPeak
Standard9309471,1751,207
Deluxe1,0271,0421,2361,301

What is included / What not

The price of Catski Tours tour includes:

  • all lodging,
  • meals,
  • safety equipment and skis or snowboards.

 

Guided Ski Touring at Island Lake Catskiing:

  • Single day trips will receive coffee, tea and fruit on arrival at the lodge.  Guests will be responsible for their food and drink for the duration of the day.
  • Multi-day trips require a minimum of 5 people and include: 3 meals per day, accommodation, guides and use of lodge facilities – including the hot-tub.   We will do our best to cater to your date request.

Extended Description

Catski - 3 day tour - Sample Itinerary

Arrival Evening:

  • 5pm - at the Island Lake parking lot – just outside of Fernie B.C. Don’t be late!
  • 5:30 pm – 6 pm - Transfer by cat to your lodge
  • 6 pm – 7 pm - Greeted by staff at your lodge.  Take your ski boots to the Bear Lodge ski room to have them set up with your Island Lake powder skis (if you are using our complimentary skis).  Meet your group and Mountain Team.
  • 7:30 – 9:00 Dinner in the Tamarack dining room.
  • 9:00 – 12:00 – The Bear Bar is open for guests to enjoy.

 

1st Ski Day:

  • 7am – 8:30 am – Breakfast in Tamarack Dining room
  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am – Transceiver and safety training 
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Ski the Island Lake Terrain
  • 4:00 pm – Après in the Bear Lodge
  • 7:30 – 9:00 Dinner in the Tamarack dining room.
  • 9:00 – 12:00 – The Bear Bar is open for guests to enjoy.

 

2nd Ski Day:

  • 7am – 8:30 am – Breakfast in Tamarack Dining room
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Ski the Island Lake Terrain
  • 4:00 pm – Après in the Bear Lodge
  • 7:30 – 9:00 Dinner in the Tamarack dining room.
  • 9:00 – 12:00 – The Bear Bar is open for guests to enjoy.3rd Ski Day (Last Day):
  • 7am – 8:30 am – Breakfast in Tamarack Dining room
  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm – Ski the Island Lake Terrain
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm- Après in the Bear Lodge
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm checkout
  • 5:00 pm –Cats head down to parking
  • 5:30 cats arrive at parking lot.

 

Notes:

  • For 4-day tours add 1 ski day
  • For 2-day tours minus 1 ski day
  • There will be plenty of food / drinks in the cat – we don’t stop for lunch so you can maximize your ski time. There is room for you to bring a small bag if you wish - extra googles, gloves and layers are recommended.  There is also a sound system & an ipod player in the cat. also a sound system & an ipod player in the cat.

 

Guided Ski Touring at Island Lake Catskiing

Island Lake is pleased to now offer cat‐assisted, guided ski touring on our 7,000‐acre property during April 2012. A great mix of terrain including: alpine bowls and ridges, perfectly gladed trees and spectacular peaks make Island Lake a superb backcountry‐touring destination.

  • Ski Touring will be available after April 2nd and is conditions dependant.
  • Island Lake offers single day tours as well as 2‐night/2 day, 3‐night/3 day and 4 night/4 day trips out of the lodge.
  • Single day tours will be transported to the lodge at approximately 7 am and depart the lodge at 4:30 pm.
  • Multiday trips will arrive at 5pm and will be transported to the lodge with the ski tour program commencing the following morning. Multiday tours will depart the lodge at 4:30 on the last day of the
  • tour. Single and Multiday trips will get a lift by cat into our terrain on each morning of the tour.
  • Single day trips will receive coffee, tea and fruit on arrival at the lodge. Guests will be responsible for their food and drink for the duration of the day.
  • Multiday trips require a minimum of 5 people and include: 3 meals per day, accommodation, guides and use of lodge facilities ‐ includingthe hot‐tub. We will do our best to cater to your date request.
  • Groups of 1‐6 will include a full ACMG certified Ski Guide. Groups of6‐12 will include a full ACMG certified Ski Guide and an assistant guide. Groups of expert and novice skiers will be catered for.
  • The nature of the ski tour can be catered to the group’s wishes. We can tailor the tour to ski focused or instructional, terrain and snowpack evaluation or a combination of wishes.
  • We provide Mammut Barryvox Pulse Transceivers. Other avalanche gear is available upon request.

 

Cat ski photo program

Island Lake Catskiing is proud to continue offering professional photography to all guests. For 2010/11 the team consists of Aaron Whitfield and Matt Kuhn. All our photographers have seen their images published around the world and work with their cameras year round.

A photographer will ski or snowboard with you for one day of your tour. This allows you to enjoy your day without worrying about capturing your own action photos of your friends on the slopes.

At the end of the day your photographer will head back to the lodge and set up a slideshow for you to enjoy during après ski. The slideshow will be on the big screen TV in the bear lodge (where you will enjoy your soup and bread).

All our photographers are strong skiers and snowboarders, you will hardly notice that they are there. The photographers are using the latest in digital SLR cameras and professional lenses for an exceptionally high quality image.

If you wish to purchase these high quality photographs, please do so on the same day before dinner time. You will be able to sit down with the photographer during après and order images while viewing them on the big screen TV or laptop computer. Please see the price list for our many options.

If you purchase a CD they will be ready for you to pick up at check out, any prints larger than 8x10 will be mailed to your address. All orders will be added to your tab and payable upon checkout.


PP/Night from US$ 577