The Tantalus

Located across the Squamish river from the mighty Chief stands one of the most rugged and daunting ranges in the Coastal Mountains. Loved by steep skiers, alpinists and photographers alike, the Tantalus Range opens way to some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the Sea to Sky Corridor. Stunning views of the 3 main...Continue reading

The Stawamus Chief

Fun to look at and incredible to look off of, the Chief is something you have to climb! Just over 2000 feet (609 m) straight out of the Howe Sound, the World’s second largest monolith has spiritual, recreational and economic significance to many. The Squamish people, whom are indigenous to the area, named the Stawamus...Continue reading

Black Tusk

The most predominant and distinct peak in the area is called Black Tusk (2319m). It is a towering pinnacle of volcanic rock. The local indigenous Squamish people call it t’ak‘t’ak mu’yin tl’a meaning ‘ landing place of the Thunderbird’. The highest point on Black Tusk is actually Bishop’s Mitre. Named after the type of hat...Continue reading