Should anyone be looking for a winter experience that combines adventure, fun, spectacular scenery, and the companionship of one of BC’s most congenial and knowledgeable outdoor guides, look no further than kite skiing on the world famous Bowron Lakes with Dave Jorgenson of Whitegold Adventures.
The four day trip starts in Wells, BC, where you are treated to a gourmet meal at the Bear’s Paw Café. Here, your hosts Dave Jorgenson and Cheryl Macarthy will go over trip details, and ensure you are well outfitted for your winter adventure.
Pulling our gear on slide-easy sleds, we glide along old portage trails, absorbing the beauty of the snow clad forest.
If you have your cameras at the ready (and you always should!), you may be lucky enough to capture some of the wildlife one might expect to see on this trip. In this case, a marten, with its large paws and bushy tail, crosses the trail ahead of us.
>On day one, we skied across Indianpoint Lake and stayed at the cozy trappers cabin overlooking the Indianpoint marsh; a favourite place for feeding moose. On day two, we skied within one of the most spectacular settings in Bowron Lake Provincial Park, making our way to another welcoming cabin at Moxley Creek.
As soon as a slight breeze comes up, we are treated to the thrill of kite skiing. Believe me, there was no greater thrill than cruising along Isaac Lake, sled and all, under the power of wind. Surely, this must be called ‘sustainable’ skiing!
Local knowledge is essential on this trip. With over 30 years of outdoor and wilderness experience, Dave takes you safely through the best terrain and makes sure that you always travel over the strongest ice. Comfort, safety, and a good time are always on Dave’s mind.
Whether you are interpreting animal tracks, heading out for a moonlight ski, enjoying the thrill of kite skiing, or relaxing by the fire in your cozy trappers cabin, the Bowron Lake kite skiing adventure is one you will remember and talk about for decades.