The Ymir Ski Touring Lodge is located just around tree line at 6,200 ft with easy access to a wide variety of bowls and tree skiing. 1000 ft of alpine bowls above the lodge and 1,000 ft below the lodge of great tree skiing with terrain and tours for all levels of skiers. Safe terrain around the lodge and progressively more advanced terrain as you explore further afield. See Maps and Photos.
Available for small groups of 2 up to exclusive rental for groups of 12 – 20 in 8 private rooms double occupancy ( 2 per room either two singles, or one couple ) with queen/single bunkbeds and 1 room with 2 bunkbeds.
Featuring a huge kitchen, dining room and lounge area heated by wood fireplace with beautiful post and beam 10 ft ceilings on the main floor.
The Lodge is supplied with all sheets and duvets. No need for sleeping bags.
Kitchen is large and can easily handle large mixed groups. stocked with basic spices, pots, plates, cutlery, coffee pots, two full size 4 burner propane stove with ovens. Dish racks, dish cloths etc. Water is brought into the lodge in jugs by the custodian and hot water and antiseptic soap is available in the bathroom.
inside pee toilet and composting toilets.
Sauna. Sponge bath setup inside lodge and outside hot tub. towels provided.
Hut custodian on site to assist with communication, equipment, orientation, water, shovelling, dishes, lodge cleanliness and a Daily Avalanche and Weather bulletin.
Communication – satellite phone. Hand held radios available to communicate back to the lodge during the day. Cell phone reception is generally available from the ridges above the lodge.
Small electronics like cell phones and cameras are possible to recharge. Battery bank with inverter with 110V, USB charging ports recharged by solar or generator.
We recommend our catered trips featuring breakfast ( french toast, eggs, sausages, porridge, pancakes, breakfast burritos, coffee/tea, orange juice etc. ), lunch is self-prepared from our extensive lunch table ( bagels, bread, spreads, meats, cheeses and fruits ). Dinner includes appetizer when you get in from skiing, soup and/or salad, main course ( roast with potatoes and vegies, salmon with rice and vegies, enchiladas ) and deserts.
Dont forget the disco ball! Lets light it up! Get down and get funky!
Maps: 82F 6 NELSON or online map under TERRAIN
GPS: N49 23.858 W117 06.379
Elevation 1920m or 6,200 ft.