Sensational alpine climbing is the signature of this rugged group of peaks. An exhilarating helicopter ride brings you from sea level to 2000m and the Haberl Hut. Crampons are a must as you step out of the hut and make your way toward the dayʼs objective
At just over 2000m, Sky Pilot presents a great introduction to the alpine right near Squamish. Sky Pilot and the Stadium Glacier are reached using a combination of hiking and mountain biking, so experience with both are essential.
The Mount Tricouni North Ridge is one of the most quickest and best alpine rock routes the Coast Mountains have to offer. This classic coastal mountaineering objective is a striking exposed rock ridge with difficulties up to 5.4 lead to an air summit looking over in the both the Squamish and Whistler valleys. The trip starts with a 4×4 journey almost right into the alpine. An 1-2 hours approach across the north glacier sees us on the ridge proper. A absolute must do for an one looking for a 1 day alpine hit.
Climb Mt. Garibaldi with Altus Mountain Guides! Mt Garibaldi or also know as Diamond Head is in Garibaldi Provincial Park and is the last peak in the chain of strato-volcanos that extends up from California’s Mt. Shasta. Mt Garibaldi sports massive glaciers and a truly Olympian summit in Garibaldi Park. This two day guided trip up Mt Garibaldi has a bivouac at the edge of the Warren Glacier and a steep snow/ice climb up the north-east face of the mountain to its highpoint at 2678 meters or 8,786 feet. This is a grand outing that takes you literally from Sea to Sky! Scaling Mt Garibaldi with a guide is a “must do” climb on the Sea to Sky corridor. Mountaineering on Mt Garibaldi is an experience that has to be seen to believed. The vistas off the top of Mt Garibaldi looking down to the Howe Sound are next to none world wide.
Indeed, Mt Waddington is BC’s most storied and captivating mountain. An ascent of this 4000+ m mountain requires the preparedness and skills needed to climb any of the great summits of the world.
Blackcomb Buttress is an unbeatable way to spend a day in Whistler! A short walk from the gondola leads to scenic Blackcomb Lake. Make your way up the 200 meter Blackcomb Buttress climb with difficulties up to 5.7. Top out on the summit of Blackcomb Peak and descend the glacier back to the lifts.
Heli Assisted Mountaineering in Canada. Let the magic of a helicopter whisk you off to the most amazing untouched Alpine destinations in Canada. Heli Mountaineering, short for (Helicopter Mountaineering) is the most exquisite civilized way to experience the remote untouched wilderness. The coastal mountains of British Columbia are among the most beautiful in the world and among the hardest to access because of the thick coastal rainforest. The jungle like vegetation can all but stop progress. With the aid of a short Helicopter trip you can skip the painful slog to the Alpine.
Wedge mountain, if you have ever visited Whistler BC you have certainly noticed the formidable Wedge Mountain. This peak is the largest (2904m) of the Garibaldi park which ranges from Squamish to north of Whistler and one of the best mountaineering climbs near Whistler. The most common Wedge mountain climb is via the NE ridge route;
Joffre Lakes are north of Whistler, in the heart of the southern coastal mountains, lie the Duffy lake area and some of the finest mountaineering peaks in BC. We will spend three days climbing the majestic glaciated peaks of the Joffre Group: Matier, Slaylock, Hartzel and Joffre.