• Canada
  • 3 Days

Whistler Spearhead Traverse

  • Multi Destination Journey
  • Active Adventure
  • 3 days; 2 nights
  • 1 to 6 travelers
  • Begins & ends in Whistler
Challenge yourself with a Spearhead Traverse ski tour in the backcountry of Whistler! You travel and camp across 13 glaciers all above 2,000 metres. Spectacular scenery and excellent skiing! Hone your winter skills with a professional guide: glacier route finding and navigation, avalanche and hazard assessment and terrain evaluation will all be practiced along the way.

At a Glance

Creature comforts


Physical activity


Ground support

fully guided


  • Mountains


  • For ages 18+
  • Fluent english spoken


  • Skiing
  • Mountaineering

Your Local Expert

Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

MSAA is a professional guiding company in Whistler for via ferrata and glacier tours, rock climbing, hiking, mountaineering, ski touring, ice climbing, and snowshoeing. Our training courses include rock climbing skills, navigation, mountaineering skills, avalanche courses, crevasse rescue, introduction to backcountry skiing, and wilderness first aid. We offer tours and courses in Whistler, Squamish, and Vancouver. Join our highly trained guides to experience the most incredible outdoor adventures in Canada!

The Journey

Day 1

Day 1

Meet your guide for conditions and weather briefing and gear check. Load gondola to access the backcountry. Begin the traverse with options to ski Mt. Trorey and Trory Glacier (8000 m) or Mt Pattison (8200 m) which offers a 2500m ski run. Camp in the evening at a location depending on conditions and pace through the day. Camp may be on Trorey, Tremor, or Platform Glacier.

Day 2

Day 2

Breakfast and guide’s meeting. Continue traverse with many options for descents. Camp in the evening at a location depending on your touring route through the day.

Day 3

Day 3

Breakfast and guide’s meeting. Ski up to Fissile and ski out the Singing Pass trail through to the village or enter over the Musical Bumps back to the Whistler Ski Resort over Whistler Mountain.


  • Included

    Guiding fee Guides meals Camping and park fees Group equipment (first aid, cooking stove, pots, rope, utensils) Harness

Not Included

  • Not Included

    Ground transportation Lift ticket Avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, shovel, probe) Touring equipment (skis/splitboard, boots, skins, poles) Personal camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, and a backpack) Food catering (with the exception of breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day)

Join the Journey

Join a likeminded community of curious and active explorers

$650 per person
Moderate cancellation - 100% refund more than 30 days before departure.

Private Departures

Private departures, for just you and your friends or family

Flexible dates

  • 1 travelers$650 per person
  • 2 travelers$650 per person
  • 3 travelers$650 per person
  • 4 travelers$650 per person
  • 5 travelers$650 per person
  • 6 travelers$650 per person
Pricing depends on group size and host availability

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