The complete Spearhead Guidebook Set includes the Spearhead Backcountry Atlas and the Spearhead Traverse Field Guide.
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The Spearhead Backcountry Atlas is a comprehensive photographic guide to terrain in the Whistler Blackcomb backcountry, an area that offers an incredible effort-to-reward ratio for both day trips and multi-day traverses. The atlas covers all areas of the Spearhead in extensive detail using images, maps and route descriptions. Epic tours, classic runs and steep descents in every corner of the range are presented in an innovative, user-friendly format that will allow groups to familiarize themselves with travel options prior to visiting the area.
- Comprehensive photographic guide to ski and splitboard terrain in the Whistler backcountry, one of Canada’s most popular and most accessible touring destinations.
- Covers all areas of the Spearhead Range in extensive detail.
- Provides comprehensive detail for planning trips to the Whistler backcountry (click for an example of this information)
- 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.
The Spearhead Traverse Field Guide is a comprehensive photographic guide to one of North America’s premier mountain adventures.
Unquestionably one of the classic tours of the South Coast, the Spearhead Traverse is a spectacular route linking the Blackcomb and Whistler ski resorts via a horseshoe of glacier-clad alpine terrain. The traverse connects 11 glaciers while weaving around 17 peaks.
Learn more (link): Spearhead Traverse Online Guide
The Spearhead Traverse Field Guide covers the traverse in extensive detail using images, maps and route descriptions in an innovative, user-friendly format that will allow groups to familiarize themselves with the terrain prior to embarking on their journey.
The Spearhead Traverse Field Guide is lightweight (~90 grams) and suitable for carrying during the traverse. The book is 9 x 6.5 inches and 32 pages. The Field Guide is an excerpt from Spearhead Backcountry Atlas.
Thor Brandrud (verified owner) –
Great tool for BC skiers
Maxime (verified owner) –
Aron K. (verified owner) –
I’ve been enjoying the book as a ‘coffee table book’ so far and have enjoyed the great photos and maps, as well as the informative notes and details. Looking forward to use it for purposeful trip planning in the near future.
Cameron (verified owner) –
Great guidebook, and the field guide was super helpful on a first-time traverse.
Stig Osterberg (verified owner) –
Superb excellent documentation great pictures🇸🇪
Riley (verified owner) –
Super cool books, really well designed and laid out
Isaak (verified owner) –
Very well laid out with lots of good info and maps on the area
Katherine (verified owner) –
These books are invaluable! Such a great resource for trip planning 🙂
Adam R. (verified owner) –
I’ve been reading atlas for a few weeks planning an upcoming trip. The Spearhead atlas is very easy to follow with an excellent layout, detailed descriptions and fantastic aerial images. Great work, Matt – thank you!
Matthew (verified owner) –
Andrew O. (verified owner) –
Excellent imagery and maps. Extremely helpful for planning.
Kristin S. (verified owner) –
Came quickly. Great books. I love the atlus as its a bigger and really nice book that looks nice on a coffee table. The field guide is a little paperback book that can fit into your pocket on the real ski day, which is great as well.