SPEARHEAD BACKCOUNTRY ATLAS

About the Atlas

  • Comprehensive photographic guide to terrain in the Whistler Blackcomb backcountry, one of Canada‚Äôs most popular and most accessible touring destinations.
  • Covers all areas of the Spearhead in extensive detail.
  • 59 terrain maps, 245 terrain photos, 101 touring images, detailed route descriptions.
  • Epic tours, classic runs and steep descents in every corner of the range.
  • 6.5 x 9 inches, 248 pages.
  • Innovative, user-friendly format.
  • Intended to help groups to familiarize themselves with travel options before visiting the area.

Purchase: Exclusively Online

Pick Up: Squamish, Whistler or Vancouver

The Spearhead Backcountry Atlas is now in stock for online purchase. Buy the atlas on this website and the book will be available for pick up from Whistler Escape Route, Squamish Escape Route or Arc’teryx Kitsilano in Vancouver within 1-2 business days. Shipping is not currently available.

Zones

The atlas divides the Spearhead area into 14 zones.

Zones Intros

Favorite descents, classic tours, summit ascents and strategies are described for each zone.

Access & Exit

Each zone includes detailed access and exit descriptions, maps and route photos.

Ascents & Descents

Detailed topographic route maps and descriptions are included for each zone.

Terrain Photos

Every ascent and descent is depicted in high quality route photos.

Spearhead Traverse

A specific section of the atlas covers the Spearhead Traverse.

Traverse sections

Detailed maps, route descriptions and terrain photos depict every section of the traverse.

Purchase: Exclusively Online

Pick Up: Squamish, Whistler or Vancouver

The Spearhead Backcountry Atlas is now in stock for online purchase. Buy the atlas on this website and the book will be available for pick up from Whistler Escape Route, Squamish Escape Route or Arc’teryx Kitsilano in Vancouver within 1-2 business days. Shipping is not currently available.