Thanks for making a reservation!

We look forward having you on our hut based AST 2. In the meantime we have a bit of homework for you so when your course date arrives all our ducks are in a row, expectations are clear, and we won't waste any time getting you outside. 

The Altus Crew

The Process

Step 1

Read and Sign Participant’s Waiver

Hit the link below and be transported to another tab, where you will find our waiver.  Review, sign and submit the waiver.  Once you are finished come on back to this page for the remaining riveting steps.

Participant’s Waiver

Step 2

Read the Gear List

Make sure to read the gear list and all policies in our questions section at the bottom of this page.

Our FAQ page also has a lot of insight into common questions.




Step 3

Watch the Videos

This online course must be completed prior to the field days of your course.  Give yourself 2 – 3 hours to work through all the content.

  • Hit the link below
  • Hit “Enroll for free” and create an account to start.

Go to Online course

Step 4

Purchase WB backcountry ticket (if needed)

If you do not have a season’s pass you can purchase a backcountry lift ticket here. 

Backcountry tickets must be purchased in advance and are available up to 48 hours from the start of your course.

If you do not purchase a pass from us 48h in advance, you will be responsible for securing a pass from Whistler Resort directly.

reserve your ticket

Meeting location

Please meet your guide at 8:00am in parking lot #4 unless otherwise indicated in your group email.

Parking Lot #4

There are 6 designated parking spots for Garibaldi Park on the west side of Lot 4 which should be used first, however other stalls in Lot 4 can be used once those are full. Payment is required all year round. Payment should be made on for Lot #4078 (this is the parking number of Garibaldi Park visitors). It is recommended that you bring a piece of paper to leave on your dash that says “Altus Mountain Guides.”

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The Kees and Claire Hut

The Kees and Claire Hut is a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient backcountry hut.  The hut has 38 sleeping spaces divided into 6 sleeping areas.

It is heated, so all you’ll need is a light sleeping bag. The hut is fully equipped with propane stoves, cooking equipment, pots, plates, utensils, etc. Only food needs to be carried in. The hut has indoor composting toilets for your comfort and to minimize environmental impact. The hut has electricity and lights.

Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Gear List

Cancellation Policy