Scale: 1:25000 20m contours
CurEd: 2004 ISBN: 0-9691550-2-6
Price: $ 19.95 Here is the link to buy this map from the John Baldwin Books and Maps website.
Grid Lines: 1 km UTM Grid, also 1 minute lat-long scale
Area Described: Garibaldi Provincial Park
A marked route map for hiking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, steep skiing and heli-skiing in the Coast Mountains near Whistler. Full colour front and back, waterproof, tearproof
14 colour photos, 10,000 words of text. A marked route map for hiking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, steep skiing and heli-skiing in the Coast Mountains near Whistler.
Backcountry Whistler is a recreational topographic map for the alpine areas of the Spearhead and Fitzsimmons Ranges of the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada - adjacent to and beyond Whistler and Blackcomb ski resorts. Route information for hiking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, steep skiing and heli-skiing is marked on a large scale map and accompanied by detailed descriptions on the back of the map. The area covered contains some of the finest and most accessible alpine terrain in Garibaldi Provincial Park with extensive alpine meadows and glaciers well suited to hiking and skiing. A variety of trips into the backcountry ranging from a few hours to four or more days, in summer and winter, are described. Includes alpine hikes on Blackcomb and Whistler, the popular Singing Pass Trail and the complete Spearheads Ski Traverse.
Waterproof, Tearproof Routes marked on the map for hiking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, steep skiing and heli-skiing Self contained guidebook on back of the map Crevasses Metric conversion table
Available at retail outlets in Vancouver and Whistler or order directly from the author.
<b>Info on back:</b>
Trails: Musical Bumps Trail, Singing Pass Trail, Access to the Fitzsimmons Range, Access to the Spearhead Range. Route descriptions for all the summits in the Spearhead and Fitzsimmons Rangs including mixed climbs on Husume Buttress. Himmelsbach Hut, East Col, Blackcomb Peak and The Spearhead Spearhead Glacier, Phalanx Mountain Decker and Trorey Glaciers, Central Spearhead Range Spearhead Range Traverse.
Below is a sketch map showing the area covered by this map. A link to this map will appear on all the mountains that fall within the boundaries.