Tag Archives: Whistler Backcountry

Spearhead Traverse day 2 – Fitzsimmons Glacier – Cheakamus Mtn – Russet Lake (Feb 20, 2010)

Spearhead Traverse – 3 day tour Continue reading

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Spearhead Traverse day 1 – Blackcomb to Fitzsimmons Moraine (Feb 19, 2010)

Spearhead Traverse – 3 days of touring Continue reading

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Fitzsimmons NW Face – It sucked donkey balls April 25, 2009

We skied the NW face of Fitzsimmons yesterday – total tour was about 2700m vert, 36km distance and 16.5 hours for most of us (I cut out 2km and 250m of vert). The icy crust was terrifying. It received a combination of rain, suncrust and (probably) also got cleaned out by slides. It was an intense experience to say the least. Continue reading

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Flute – Oboe Feb 1st 2009

Another day on Whistler Slackcountry Continue reading

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FLUTE – OBOE January 25, 2009

Whistler slackcountry pow with some tele wankers. Continue reading

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Fitzsimmons and Overlord Glacier (scouting Cheakamus)

Then Alex mentioned the N face of Cheakamus. Continue reading

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Whistler Backcountry – Oboe and Cowboy Ridge

Whistler Backcountry – Oboe and Cowboy Ridge Continue reading

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Flute and Oboe

Whistler slackcountry tour with some mountain bikers! Continue reading

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Accidental Spearhead Day 3- Tremor to Whistler – a partial Spearhead Traverse

With a bit more urgency today we were up before dawn and ready to leave at first light. It turns out that none of us (despite about 50 years of collective skitouring experience between us) had done a Spearhead Continue reading

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Accidental Spearhead Day 2- Tremor North Face, Shudder and Shatter Glacier

As with most touring days where the skiing is not the best but temperatures are pleasant and views are magnificent we dawdled over breakfast replete with lots of cups of hot chocolate. Continue reading

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