Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Is a catered and/or guided option available?
A1: Catering and/or guiding at the Campbell Icefield Chalet are available. Please enquire about current rates.
Q2: Are children welcome?
A2: Yes, children are welcome at the Campbell Icefield Chalet; please enquire about reduced accommodation rates. Children two years old or younger may fly on their parent’s lap in the helicopter. Older children require a paid seat. Spring is a particularly good time to enjoy the lodge with children, with longer days and milder temperatures.
Q3: Can you book one or two spaces in any given week?
A3: We only book the cabin to groups. People interested in individual or small-group bookings can ask to have their contact information and request posted on our “News” page. Groups looking for additional members can use this to contact you and extend an invitation. Likewise, groups looking for additional people can also post on the “News” page.
Q4: Can you fly in mid-week?
A4: Yes, you can fly in or out mid-week. You will be responsible for the entire cost of chartering the helicopter.
Q5: What are the radio frequencies?
A5: The frequencies are as follows: Simplex: 155.025, Repeater Receive: 155.025 and Transmit: 159.855
Q6: Does the cabin have electricity?
A6: Yes, we have a micro-hydro system. It generates enough power to light the lodge and charge batteries. There is also a back-up gas powered generator.
Q7: Does the cabin have internet access?
A7: No, the cabin is an internet-free zone.
Q8: Are there two way radios at the lodge?
A8: There is a base station for communication with our office in Golden, BC. There is also a hand held two-way radio that can be taken into the field.