Lodge Based Ski Touring in the Coast Mountains

Intermediate
5 days
All ages
1–6 people
Overview

This fully guided and catered five day ski touring package just outside of Whistler, BC, has it all.


Skiing where?

The remote Journeyman Lodge makes for a perfect base for amazing skiing, great food and luxurious accommodations! Get 5 days of skiing but only miss 3 days of work! Assuming you’re not coming from too far away that is. If you’re looking for an easy-to-access, lodge-based ski touring trip this winter you’ve found it!

The Lodge

The Journeyman Lodge is in the heart of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, deep in the Upper Callaghan Basin at 4,500′ (1,370m) above sea level. Participants will arrive at the lodge via snowcat. The lodge offers many of the comforts of home in a pristine skiers paradise. There’s great family style meals, a warm lodge and a wood fired sauna. Not too shabby.

Ski touring. Skiing and touring!

With 3,500 hectares of amazing skiing just outside the door the Callaghan has limitless potential. From majestic old growth forests to high alpine glaciers there’s great skiing for every ability and fitness level. Each day after breakfast skis are put on at the front door and you will follow your ACMG certified guides into mountains. With 2 guides scheduled for this trip there will be options for longer or shorter days depending on fitness and how people are feeling.

Here’s the trip details
  • 5 days
  • 6 guests per guide
  • Cost:​​ $1365 to $1605/person (depending on room selection)
Dates for the trip

Week 1:  February 1 to 5, 2019
Week 2: ​​March 29 to April 2, 2019

Some fine print with minor details
  • Price varies with room selection & occupancy, options are limited so book soon!
  • The final payment for week 1 is due December 1st
  • The final payment for week 2 is due February 1st
  • Trips includes 5% GST
  • We highly recommend Travel & Medical insurance
  • Be sure to look over our Booking Policies
  • Participants will be required to sign a Waiver
Where we are
What's included
  • 5 Days of skiing
  • 2 ACMG certified guides
  • Shuttle to the Lodge
  • 4 Nights Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Black Sheep Adventure Sports POW ha
What's not included
  • Transportation to the staging area
  • Personal ski & safety equipment (transceiver, probe & shovel, etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverages
Why book through 57hours?

We’re an adventure loving, rock climbing, tech company that loves all things outdoors-y. Why spend days looking for the right guide and adrenaline rush, when we can (and already did) do it for you? Want a serious guide for a challenging backcountry tour? We know a bunch. How about a guide to show you around the Alps? Check. Maybe your kids want to ski and won’t stop going on about it until you book them a trip. Yes, we know guides who are great for beginners, too. Oh, yeah, every guide we know prioritizes SAFETY and FUN. Book with 57hours, we’ve done your work for you. You’re welcome.

Guides running this program

Monte Johnston

Monte’s a full-time Skiing, Mountaineering & Climbing Guide based in Squamish, BC. After graduating university with an engineering degree he found he wasn’t satisfied only chasing his passion for the mountains on weekends or in the evenings. This led him away from working behind a desk into a life of guiding, avalanche forecasting and movie/film safety work. Monte has since climbed and skied all over the world including Patagonia, India, Kenya, Tanzania, Oman, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand, Spain and Japan. Of course he’s also visited numerous areas closer to home like Bella Coola, Bugaboos, Rockies, Rogers Pass, Alaska, Yukon, Indian Creek, Red Rocks, Zion, Joshua Tree, Index, Yosemite, etc.

In addition to Guiding, Monte’s an avid gear junkie. He simply loves testing the limits of new gear, apparel and equipment for various articles and reviews though mainly for Black Sheep’s site.

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