This is a 4-day Spearhead Traverse including 3 travel days and a day trip from a base camp.
Please email me describing your fit with the requirements below.
-Ability to ski Black runs off-piste, in control with a multi-day pack
-High fitness for 4 consecutive days of travel with a multi-day pack
-AST 1 equivalent or better
-Glacier travel training (indoor is ok, outdoor is preferred)
-Prior traverse experience
-Prior winter camping experience
-Chocolate for the leader!
-Day 1: Ride the Blackcomb lifts, then ski to a camp on the Platform Gl
-Day 2: Ski the Shudder Gl. Time and energy permitting, ski Mt Alex Philips or Tremor Mtn
-Day 3: Ski to a camp on the Diavolo Gl. Ski Mt Cheakamus. A summit of Mt MacBeth is also possible.
-Day 4: Ski to Whistler village.
This trip will be cancelled, postponed or shortened if conditions are not appropriate for an alpine traverse.
-Fuel/ depreciation compensation for drivers
-Parking in Whistler
-$40 backcountry pass to access the Blackcomb lifts
-BC Parks backcountry passes
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