Singing Pass (Via Trail)

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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 <6km/<2hrs 10km/5hrs 740m 1890m 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.

Route

Ski up the Olympic Ski run to a small water tower. Follow the road past the tower for about 5km and take the right branch up past an old mine to the trail head. Follow the trail SE into Singing Pass. Climb SE to a minor col west of Russet Lake. The cabin (Himmelsbach Hut) is located at the north end of the lake.

Hazards

  1. Numerous avalanche gullys intersect the trail. Open meadow slopes are also hazardous.
  2. Skiers descending the trail from Whistler Mountain at high speed.

Trail Conditions