Backcountry, or Wilderness skiing is the cross over activity for skiers not defined by downhill or Nordic stereotypes.
Whether it’s the gentle undulating terrain of Sproatt or the seriously deep powder of Journeyman Ridge, Ski Callaghan has a backcountry experience for every skill level and budget along with a menu of programs designed to intrigue and captivate you for an entire season. Everything from convenient up-track parking to snowcat-accessed backcountry shuttles and thrilling overnight ski adventures.
Season Passholders are invited to find amazing value in our all new WILD SPIRIT pass-upgrade created to delight cross over ski enthusiasts with alpine access pricing that will make one re-consider that traditional "Mountain Pass".
*Visit our Whistler Village location at Excess Backcountry Ski Shop for all your rental and equipment needs. We carry a FULL selection of Alpine touring gear.
Rainbow/Sproatt/Hanging Lake Parking & Access Admission - Provides an economical and convenient quick access to Hanging Lake and other Sproatt Mtn. ski touring destinations. Park at Biathlon Range and follow signs to FMBC Trailhead.
Ski Callaghan Trail Pass - Provides day skier trail access to numerous other wilderness ski touring venues & routes including; Callaghan Lake, Telemagique, Cirque and Ring Lakes, Solitude Glacier and Journeyman.
Snow Cat Access / Backcountry Shuttles - Daily weekend and Holiday SnowCat Shuttles to Callaghan Lake. Provides easy access to Morning Glory / Cirque Lake and the upper entrance to TeleMagique Lake Traverse.
Departs Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays promptly at 8:30 from the Alexander Falls Base Area.
A variety of all inclusive lodging packages are available from Callaghan Country's Journeyman Lodge.
Journeyman Lodge is on the North aspect of the Powder Mountain Massif at the foot of the peak bearing its name. This four km long ridge offers seriously deep powder skiing from December through May. Solitude Glacier is a graceful ramp providing easy access to vast alpine terrain. For big vertical, Mt. Callaghan has two bowls, three glaciers, tree skiing and is full of impressive alpine ski lines. TeleMagique Lake Traverse is a unique alpine ski tour route that is perfect for telemark skiers.