Singing Pass (Via Lift)

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Using This Ski Guide

Topo of Area

Route at a Glance

Rating Map Refs Road Route Start Elevation High Point Technical Notes
Intermediate 92 J/2 0km/0hrs 8km/4hrs 1750m 1980m Cabin:1890m

Access

Drive highway 99 to Whistler Village. Turn right off Highway 99 at Village Gate Boulevard, then left at the 3 way stop at Blackcomb way. The entrance to the parking is the next right. If you are just here for the day, park anywhere. However if you are parking overnight head to lot 4, which is quite a ways from the lifts. Walk back to the Village where you can take ski lifts up either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain or head up the Singing Pass Trail under your own power.

The route begins at the top of either the Peak or Harmony lifts in the Whistler Mountain Ski area. The Symphony lift may be used as well, but it's faster to just traverse past it.

Route

Take the Whistler Village Gondola, then either the Peak or Harmony Chairs. Ski down Burnt Stew Trail, traversing underneath the north face of Piccolo. Follow the cat track up a small hill then southeast to the base of the climb up Flute Peak. At the top of Flute, leave the ski area boundary and continue over Oboe to Singing Pass. Climb southeast to a minor col west of Russet Lake. The cabin (Himmelsbach Hut) is located at the north end of the lake.

Hazards

  1. Avalanche hazard on all open slopes
  2. Route finding problems if the ridge is whited-out.

Trail Conditions