This British Columbian Backcountry Traverse Is Gaining Reputation


The Spearhead Traverse in the Coast Mountains is a classic winter route. In this brief film, we get a initial appear at the route, the mountains, and the beauty of this terrain.

Nestled among Whistler and Blackcomb ski destinations is the Spearhead Traverse. It is a winter wonderland stretching 21 miles, with about five,580 feet of glaciers and mountain. But the Traverse is also an location struggling to hold up with the crowds.

“It’s huge terrain. It is exploding in reputation, which is terrific, but it is also hazardous,” says the film’s narrator.

The film, created by Arc’teryx and Origin productions, tells stories from the route’s initial skiers in 1964 to the efforts of freeskiers these days. Transport your self to British Columbia by way of 16 minutes of calm narration, beautiful views, and chilling footage.

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Mary Murphy
By Mary Murphy

Mary is primarily based in Denver, Colorado, but often travels abroad. Her outside interests span from climbing to landscape photography to pack-paddleboarding. If she’s not writing, you can most most likely uncover her at the best of a fourteener, or in a nearby bakery.

Subjects: Skiing, Winter


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