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Keremeos,  British Columbia

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Winter at Cathedrals is only a shuttle and lodging service within Cathedral Lake Provincial Park. All winter activities happen off of our private property within the Park Boundaries. This means you are 100% liable for being properly trained in avalanche safety. You must be able to navigate and self rescue in the case of an emergency.

This is why we recommend choosing a guided stay with us. Your ACMG guide will make sure your group finds and access's the best snow conditions while doing it safely. They will also lead in any emergency rescue actions that may arise.

Winter at Cathedrals IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY off of our property.

All guests leaving our property boundary for any reason are expected to:

  • Have an AST (Avalanche Safety Training) Level 1

  • Have and know how to use Avalanche Transceiver, Probe and Shovel. All other avalanche safety equipment, such as Airbag systems, are highly recommended.

  • Have a working Emergency GPS location beacon (Spot - Inreach). THERE IS NO CELLULAR PHONE SERVICE WITHIN THE PARK BOUNDARY.

  • Be competent in route finding, avalanche terrain assessment and self rescue.

  • Must carry radio that is provided by lodge.

  • Use sign-out and sign-in system with lodge host.

  • Must have first-aid kit and overnight emergency shelter.

  • It is highly recommended that at least 1 member of your group has a current first aid ticket.

  • NO ONE SHALL ENTER PARK BOUNDARY ALONE !

Backcountry

skiing /snowboarding

The terrain in the Parks boundary is the 34,000 hectares of Canada's best couloir skiing. 

Waking up at 6,800ft allows you instant access to this amazing backcountry. Leave and return right from the doorstep of Tom's Cabin.

The vast backcountry offers every kind of terrain for any kind of situation. There is close low angle tree skiing for those storm days or if you are a beginner group. While for the more experienced groups on better weather days the Park offers an opportunity to ski some amazing steep, tight couloirs.

 

Access and skin trails are marked by the traditional orange diamond markers. Maps of the area will be provided.   

Snowshoeing/nordic skiing 

Winter at Cathedrals offers an infinite amount of scenic trails from the front door of the lodge.

Waking up at 6,800 allows you instant access to this amazing backcountry. Leave and return right from the doorstep of Tom's Cabin.

   

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ice fishing

Cathedral lakes park offers fishing from three of its seven lakes. Quinescoe lake located at the lodge offers many rainbow/cutthroat trout, easily caught through the ice. Ladyslipper and lake of the woods, offer larger trout, although snow shoe / skitour access is necessary to access. Ice fishing equipment is supplied, you must have a valid bc freshwater fishing license. 

   

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