Mountaineering Trip

Wedge Mountain Summit

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. 

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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.

Length

2 Days

Price

Starting at $770 per person

Location

Whistler, BC

Season

All Summer

Difficulty

Beginner Intermediate

Guest / Guide Ratio

2 to 1

Includes

  • Guide’s fees
  • Group equipment
  • Technical gear rentals (Harness, Helmet, Axe, Crampons)
  • Photos of the climb 
     

Does Not Include

  • Pre and post valley accommodation
  • Personal gear rental (ex. mountaineering boots, tent, sleeping bag/mat)
  • 4x4 Transportation to Trailhead (provided at an additional cost based on road conditions)
  • Food (catering available at additional cost)

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 number one question we get from our guests is, "am I ready?". 99.9% the answer is YES, our guide job is literally to push your ability. If you have some minimum climbing experience and eagerness for a day of adventure, we can make the day for you!

Previous rock climbing experience, in the gym or outside. 
Can top rope 5.6 as a minimum
Fitness to be moving for a minimum of 6 hours
Likes being outside

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

 

 

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