Journeyman Lodge Ski Touring 2019

Lodge Based Ski Touring on the West Coast at it’s Finest!

Using the remote Journeyman Lodge as a home-base this fully guided and catered 5-day ski touring package has it all: amazing skiing, great food and luxurious accommodation! The parking lot is located 90min from downtown Vancouver and the trips run from Friday to Tuesday. This allows you get in 5 days of skiing but only miss 3 days of work! Assuming you’re not coming from too far away that is. If you’re looking for an easy-to-access, lodge-based ski touring trip this winter you’ve found it!

The Lodge:

The Journeyman Lodge is found in the heart of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, deep in the Upper Callaghan Basin at 4,500′ (1,370m) above sea level. Accessed by Snowcat, it offers many of the comforts of home in a pristine skiers paradise. Great family style meals, a warm lodge and a wood fired sauna.

Ski Touring:

With 3,500 Hectares of amazing skiing just outside the door the Callaghan has limitless potential. From majestic old growth forests to high alpine glaciers there’s great skiing for every ability and fitness level. Each day after breakfast skis are put on at the front door and you will follow your ACMG certified guides into mountains. With 2 guides scheduled for this trip there will be options for longer or shorter days depending on fitness and how people are feeling.

Trip Details:

Length:​​ 5 days
Ratio:​​ 6 guests per guide
Cost:​​ $1699.00
Trip Dates:​​ 
    – Trip 1:  February 1 to 5, 2019
    – Trip 2: ​​ March 29 to April 2, 2019 (4 spaces open)
Meeting Location:​​ Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures located at #4 Callaghan Valley Road, Whistler BC. For a Google Map link click here.

Typical Itinerary:

Friday (Arrival Day):

  • 8:30am: Meet at the Staging Area
  • 10:30am: Snowcat ride into the Lodge
  • 11:30am: Drop our luggage off at the Lodge & head out touring for the afternoon.
  • 4:30pm: Back at the Lodge for Apres, Sauna and some R&R
    • AST refresher sessions will be done in the evenings for anyone that’s interested
  • 7:00pm: Dinner

Saturday, Sunday & Monday:

  • 7:30am: Buffet breakfast (coffee is available earlier)
  • 9:00am: Head out the door for a day of ski touring.
  • 4:30pm: Back at the Lodge for some Apres and maybe a sauna
    • Optional AST refresher session
  • 7:00pm: Dinner

Tuesday (Departure Day):

  • 7:30am: Buffet breakfast (coffee is available earlier)
  • 9:00am: Grab a few quick ski laps for anyone that’s keen.
  • 12:30pm: Back at the Lodge to pack up & get ready for the shuttle.
  • 2:00pm: Catch the snowcat shuttle back to the parking lot.


  • 5 Days Skiing
  • 2 ACMG Certified Guides
  • Shuttle to the Lodge
  • 4 Nights Accommodation
  • All your Meals
  • Black Sheep Adventure Sports POW hat


  • Transportation to the staging area
    • Shuttles are available from the airport to Squamish and we can help with transport to the staging area
  • Personal ski & safety equipment (transceiver, probe & shovel, etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverages

Fine Print:

  • A $550 deposit is due upon booking
  • Price varies with room selection & occupancy, options are limited so book soon.
  • The final payment for week 1 is due December 1st
  • The final payment for week 2 is due February 1st
  • Trips subject to 5% GST
  • We highly recommend Travel & Medical insurance
  • Be sure to look over our Booking Policies
  • Participants will be required to sign a Waiver
Canadian Avalanche Association