Hiking in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia is spectacular. With large uncrowded mountains, heavily forested valleys and glaciated alpines, the hiking is magnificent. From November until July, snow is plentiful and ski-touring conditions are perfect. We offer custom heli-drops into different locations throughout the area.
All of the following guided hikes are led by locally owned and operated Coast Mountain Guides. Their expertise in mountain safety and local knowledge will ensure the day is successful and enjoyable. All guides are trained as professionals and members of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides.
The guided heli-hiking trips below all include water, healthy lunch, guide(s) to escort guests from hotel throughout trip based on departure location, group size and demographics, all glacier/hiking equipment (boots, day packs ice axe, crampons, harness), first aid and CPR certified guides, plus first aid kit on all tours, radio and/or cell phone communication on all lead guides. 1:4 guide to guest ratio, 1 CD with photos taken by guide, ground transportation from Whistler or Vancouver and back.
Glacier Walk Inquires & Bookings Coast Mountain Guides, Whistler, BC Office: 604-932-1458Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.coastmountainguides.com
Echo Lake (Rating: Moderate to Challenging)
Echo Lake is a classic example of an old hanging glacial valley. We suppose that once upon a time there was a small glacier hanging above the lake that was connected to the main Squamish glacial flow. The area offer great ridge hiking on moderate to challenging terrain with spectacular views of Howe Sound.
Landing Sites: Echo Lake meadows, East of Lapworth Summit, Granite Terraces, Summit of Murchison and Summit of Conybeare
Cost: $489.00 Cdn per person (see terms and conditions)
Sky Pilot is a good display of how mountains were carved by recent glaciations. The area offer generous and wide ridge lines with peaks towering above and beautiful alpine tarns (lakes) and meadows.
Landing Sites: Goat Ridge, Sky Pilot meadows, Mountain Lake and Mount Ben Lomond
Cost: $539.00 Cdn per person (see terms and conditions)
Blanca Lakes (Rating: Moderate to Challenging)
Blanca Lakes are hidden gems of landscapes. The Lakes are often frozen
till late June and are crystal clear once the ice is melted. The area
boost impressive granite features that is unique to our coastal region.
It's like walking on the moon…
Cost: $749.00 Cdn per person (see terms and conditions)
Exodus Expedition (Pemberton Ice Cap to Blanca Lakes)
Pemberton Ice Cap is one of largest and most southern located ice cap
in North America. It is believed that the ice is up to 1.5 kilometer
thick in some places. It is the source of many creeks, rivers and lakes
in the area. The shear size and vast open space is truly amazing.
Cost: $939.00 Cdn per person (see terms and conditions)
Princess Louisa Rating: Moderate to Challenging
Princess Louisa is famous for its spectacular waterfalls and fjords that rise high above the inlet. The alpine area above the inlet is princess worthy with lakes surrounded by granite walks and obvious signs of glacial erosion.
Landing Sites: Sungod Mountain, many granite terraces along route, Eastern edge of Mount Albert ice fields
Cost: $1,299.00 Cdn per person (see terms and conditions)
Terms & Conditions All pricing is per person, based on minimum four people. Baggage Allowance: one backpack per guest, additional luggage may be subject to additional charges. Advance Booking Required. All flights and bookings subject to weather and availability.
Black Tusk Helicopter Inc.• Squamish • BC, Canada Phone: 604-898-4800 • Fax: 604-898-9688 BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE