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BLANKET CHALET COVID19

Updated Nov 2020

SUMMARY OF PROGRAM 

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Trips to the Blanket Glacier Chalet are Avalanche Skills Training and Educational Backcountry Touring Camps.  Each trip starts with avalanche rescue practice, and the subsequent days focus on best terrain practices, group decision-making techniques and communication in the backcountry. 

PRIOR TO TRIP

TRAVEL

EXCHANGE DAY

INDOOR PROTOCOL

 DAILY SCREENING 

DINING

SLEEPING QUARTERS

CLEANING PROTOCOL

OUTDOORS

COVID SYMPTOMS WHILE ON TRIP

If guest(s) develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or a high temperature has been recorded:

  1. Individuals isolate immediately.   
  2. Staff will contact the duty officer in Revelstoke and call 8-1-1 to talk to a medical professional. 
  3. Capow staff will assess the best course of action for evacuation. 
  4. If an individual is unfit to drive their own vehicle, transportation from the ambulance will be arranged.

Heli Evacuation procedures: 

  1. Guest(s) with symptoms must wear PPE at all times, people handling guests must also wear PPE
  2. Guest(s) will fly out with all personal belongings brought up.
  3. Guest(s) will be brought to the farm/ to their vehicle 
  4. Based on conversations from 8-1-1 call, guests will follow guidelines for testing, hospital care or quarantining. 
  5. If the remaining group is considered connected with an individual with COVID symptoms it may be decided that everyone at the lodge must be flown out.  In this case they must travel home, get tested and quarantine depending on current guidelines.

Trip Dates

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