Wedge Mt. - North Arete

Wedge Mt. - North Arete near Whistler, BC


This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars
12 kms
9hours
moderate
Back Country Skiing, Hiking, Rock Climbing
Summer
Whistler, BC
User Bigtree
Wedge Mt. via North Arete (Classic Rte.):

- This is a classic, but moderate, coastal mountain climb with stellar views, few hazards and straight-forward access that is easily done as a day trip, or can be done over 2 days with a camp at Wedgemount Lake.

- Follow well marked, albeit steep, trail from parking lot at ~ 2,500' elev. to Wedgemount Lake hut at ~ 6,200' - 3 hrs;

- Traverse along North side of Wedgemount Lake (north winter spring avy hazard from above off Mt. Weart) to toe of Wedgemont Glacier;

- Ascend Wedgemount Glacier bearing left to Wedge/Weart col;

- Traverse along North-East arete to summit - total 5 1/2 hrs from Wedgemount Lake hut.

Directions:

Take Hwy 99 11.5 km north of Whistler. The turnoff is well marked on your right. You'll cross the BC Rail tracks and Green River. The road goes left after the river. At the next fork go right, and then left again on a logging road. The parking lot and trailhead are at the end of this road, about 2 km from the highway.

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