5.2 miles
2,922 ft
-21 ft
1 mile
High Point

Designated winter access on Blackcomb Mountain to Garibaldi Provincial Park. It begins either on skier’s right of Merlin’s ski run or from Lot 7. Travelers will need to turn left toward Home Run, then follow the route: Home Run > Blackcomb Bench Climb > Short Horn > Green Line > Gondola Road > Sunset Blvd. This is an All Weather Conditions route and open only from 5am to 9:30am. Refer to the information boards at the base of the mountain or WB digital map: https://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/-/aemasset/sitecore/whistler-blackcomb/maps/20221118_WB_winter_uphillaccess-blackcomb_003.pdf

Skiers and snowboarders looking to re-enter Whistler Blackcomb’s ski area boundaries from the backcountry should check in with Patrol (604-905-2324) for up-to-date avalanche conditions and terrain closures within the ski area boundary. When re-entering the ski area boundary after hours please be aware of operational hazards such as grooming cats, snowmobiles and to adhere to all signage and fencing.

Detailed Description
Blackcomb Uphill Winter Access - South Route is a 5 mile popular intermediate route located near Whistler British Columbia. This backcountry ski primary route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,922 ft with a max elevation of 5,448 ft then descends -21 ft.

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  • Winter only route
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Backcountry Ski
  • Other Activities
    • Downhill Ski
  • AKA
    Blackcomb South Route
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  • eBike Allowed
More Stats for Blackcomb Uphill Winter Access - South Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2,899 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,525 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,536 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,436 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    1,050 ft
  • Distance flat
    489 ft
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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