A.O. Wheeler Hut

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Place Category: Alpine Club of CanadaPlace Tags: BC and Canada

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  • The Wheeler Hut serves as a base for pow skiing at Rogers Pass.

    This is the one and only ACC hut which can be reached by vehicle in summer. Winter access is a mere 2 km along a well-broken and level trail.

    As the ACC puts it…

    “It is difficult to convey to the first time visitor the number and quality of the summer and winter day trips possible from the hut. The potential is outstanding from this single hut including summer hikes to Asulkan Pass or up the Great Glacier Trail to the Illicilewaet Glacier, summer climbs to Sapphire Col, Mt. Sir Donald, and Avalanche Peak; winter ski tours to Young’s Peak, the Seven Steps of Paradise, the Dome Glacier – the list goes on and on. Go and explore for yourself, you will not be disappointed!

    The Wheeler Hut is quite luxurious! A propane system provides the cooking and lighting, with two wood stoves for heating. The hut sleeps 30 in summer and 24 in winter.”

  • Address: A.O. Wheeler Hut
    Operation: Mountain Club
    Fee: Yes
    Guiding: Not Provided
    Catering: Not Offered
    Access:
    • Ski Tour
    • Hike
    Elevation (m): 1250
    Elevation (ft): 4100
    Maintained or Operated by: Alpine Club of Canada
    Season:
    • Summer
    • Winter
    Capacity: 30 in summer. 24 in winter.
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