The area in winter is described in Summits and Icefields as "perhaps the backcountry ski destination in Canada."
"If you are looking for a place to spend a week, telemarking every day on challenging slopes in the best powder, the answer is the Fairy Meadow Hut. The terrain is some of the best at any ACC hut, the snow is great, and the hut is the closest thing the ACC has to a ski lodge (check out the new wood-fired sauna!)."
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"One of the best backcountry skiing destinations of them all: deep, steep and heavily glaciated, with plenty of opportunity to bag summits and then enjoy the descent. You won't be disappointed." - Chic Scott in the December 2001 issue of Explore Magazine (p. 51)