Wedge Mountain Summit

Climb the Highest Peak in Garibaldi Park!

If you have ever visited Whistler, BC, you have certainly noticed the formidable peak that dominates Whistler's skyline: Wedge Mountain.  At 2904m, Wedge Mountain is the tallest peak in Garibaldi Park Provincial, which stretches from Squamish to the north of Whistler and is one of the best mountaineering objectives close to Whistler.  The most common Wedge Mountain climb is via the NE Ridge Route - a classic of steep snow and ridge climbing to a terrific summit.

The Goods

Length: 2 days

Starting point: Whistler, BC

Summit Elevation: 2904m, 9528ft

Season: June 1 - September 1

Max. Guide to Guest Ratio: 2:1

Style of Climbing: Steep snow and ice

Cost: Starting at $770 per person

Itinerary

Day 1: We take the classic hike starting at the Valley bottom to the Wedge Hut at Wedgemount Lake.

Day 2: Alpine start, ascending the Wedge Glacier and up its NE Ridge to Wedge's Summit with a Return to the valley later that day.

 

*Contact us for custom dates, duration and itinerary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Objective

Mount Wedge's Northeast face is a classic snow and ice route with climbing up to 45 degrees, a slew of technical crevasses, and a bergschrund to cross.

Elevation gain from parking: 1500m

Elevation gain on the glacier: 600m

Climb steepness: 45 - 55 degrees

Distance (one way): 10km

 

 

Wedge Mountain in the back
Wedge Mountain NE ridge

Scheduled Trips

July 7, 8$930

July 31, August 1$930

August 28, 29$930

Custom Dates All Summer

1 Participant (1:1) $1,430

2 Participants (2:1)$840 / person

Larger Groups or Durations

Add-Ons

Vancouver Heli Skiing - Altus Mountain Guides
Trip Photographer

Personal photographer to capture the trips epic moments.

Still Have Questions or Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns or requests on how we can make this the best trip ever!!!

About Ross Berg

Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. When he's at home he can be found working as a heli ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer.