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Port McNeill Events – VanIsle Backcountry Awareness Festival – Saturday, February 6th, 2016 – Sunday, February 7th, 2016
February 6, 2016 - February 7, 2016$30
Coming to you this February 6 & 7 is the sixth annual Vancouver Island Backcountry Festival. There are lots of fun activities in store for you and your family. Here’s a quick rundown of the schedule of events:
February 6 (Saturday) – Meet and Greet / Forecaster Q&A
On this day, we’ll be helping people understand what’s really happening out there and what creating a forecast entails. There will be a VIACS forecaster on site who will be giving a short talk, and who will be answering people’s questions. During the Meet and Greet, guests will be given the opportunity to mingle with their fellow backcountry enthusiasts. VIACS representative will be present to talk to guests and answer their questions.
February 6 & 7 (Saturday & Sunday) – Guided Backcountry Laps
An ACMG certified guide takes you on a backcountry lap that will last for a few hours. There are tours designed for different experienced levels.
February 6 (Saturday) – Fundraiser Raffle
At 5 p.m., a fundraiser raffle will be held to raise funds for the Vancouver Island Avalanche Cancer Society. Prizes in store are gear donated by sponsors.
February 6 (Saturday) – Party
After dinner, there will be a fun and fabulous party out in the snow. Onesies and other costumes are recommended.
Event Name: VanIsle Backcountry Awareness Festival
Date: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 – Sunday, February 7th, 2016
Location: Mount Cain Schoen Lake Provincial Park, Port McNeill
Official website: http://www.vanislebackcountryfest.ca/
Prices: $30 donation