Duration: 6 Days  

Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Min Group Size: 2

Max Group Size: 8 

Price: Adults $1196 CAD

2017 Dates:

July 30

August 8, 30

Depart From: Whistler (9am)

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What’s Included

  • All transport from pick up at your hotel in Whistler to drop off at the end of your tour
  • 5 nights camping accommodation
  • All camping equipment (tent, sleeping mat,sleeping bag, headlamp, eating utensils, etc.,
  • All meals when on trail i.e. 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Trail snacks
  • Soft beverages during car journeys
  • All park permits and fees
  • The services of one of our guides for the duration of the trip

What's Not Included

  • Breakfast on day one
  • Dinner on day six
  • Appropriate clothing and hiking boots

Stein Alpine Circuit


The Stein Alpine makes up the most scenic section of the famous Stein Traverse. It is a breathtakingly wild area ripe for adventure. Full of glorious blue lakes it has been described as the most beautiful alpine region in southwest BC. 

This is a trip for those who have some experience hiking and are fit and looking for a bit of a challenge. The reward is a fairly wild and pristine area that few people visit and the opportunity to have an adventure like no other. For the most part there are trails but some areas we visit will be off trail. We might also bag a couple of peaks while we're there as the area is a scrambler's delight. Nights will be spent enjoying the stars in this area with no light pollution.


Itinerary

Please bear in mind that this is a wilderness hike and the itinerary is only a suggestion and not set in stone.

DAY ONE - We depart from Whistler at 9am to drive to Pemberton from where we will take the In-Shuck-Ch logging road to the trailhead. The first day is a long hike in, easy at first and then getting steeper through old growth forest until we cross the 'Gates of Shangri-La' ( a major scree field) and reach the Lizzie Lake Cabin. We may use this facility as a base and hike with day packs but all depends on the weather and what the group would like to do.

DAY TWO to DAY FIVE - Now above the treeline we will explore the many lakes (Long, Arrowhead, Heart, Iceberg, etc.) and the mountains that surround us. There will be the opportunity to reach at least a couple of easy scrambling peaks (Anemone and Tabletop) and maybe a couple of more difficult ones as we decide on a daily basis what our objectives will be. Be sure to bring your camera as this areas is scenically outstanding and home to a great deal of wildlife including grizzly and black bears.

DAY SIX - Making the hike out and returning to our transport we will drive back to Whistler to be there around late afternoon or early evening. On the way we will probably stop in at Mile One in Pemberton for a well deserved burger and fries.


Wildlife Viewing

Chances of seeing:

  • Black Bears - possible
  • Grizzly bears - possible
  • Wolves - possible
  • Cougars - less likely
  • Big Horn Sheep - possible
  • Deer - possible

Please see our FAQs page for an explanation of these ratings.


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