Planning A Summer Tour

Planning Summer Tours

When planning your next summer tour, take into consideration the ability of your crew. Finding that perfect summer tour might be the right fit for some, but a struggle for others. It is best to seek the right tour for the entire group or find the right group for your perfect tour. 

Here are 3 things you can do when planning a summer tour. 

  • Plan ahead –  Learning about the area prior to your arrival is key. Here are some useful links to check out

Valhalla Provincial Park 

Slocan Valley

  • Consider the weather – Summer weather in the mountains can be variable and sometimes, unpredictable. Best to have something in your packs for anything and pack appropriately. 

Local Weather Forcast 

  • Train – Make a training plan and stick to it. Look at what is expected of you on the tour and set yourself up to have an incredible experience.  

Training for a Summer Adventure

  • Know your gear! Whenever you are travelling in the backcountry, make sure that all your gear is in tack. If using any electronic devices, check to make sure they are all in working order and carry extra batteries. Have all your radios, electronic GPS’, and/or Satellite phones charged.

Need a place to stay at either end of your Summer Tour? Consider staying with us at The Col Guesthouse in Slocan, BC.