Tantalus

Mountaineering: Tantalus Alpine

All the adventure, none of the bushwacking!

Using the picturesque Haberl Hut as a base of operations this helicopter accessed alpine climbing and mountaineering adventure has it all: Granite spires, long ridges, beautiful glaciers, ocean views, cell service and a BBQ. The staging area is located just 45min from Vancouver in the beautiful town of Squamish, BC. Trips typically run from Friday to Sunday and include a couple of peaks and some amazing food. This allows you get in 2 days of alpine climbing and mountaineering while only missing a minimum of work! If you’re looking for an amazing alpine experience this summer you’ve found it!

The Hut:

TantalusThe Haberl Hut is located in a high alpine col between the mountain peaks of Dione & Serratus. Just northwest of Squamish, the Haberl Hut is accessed by helicopter making it easy to bring some good food and wine and leave the boil-in-a-bag meals at home.  At 6,600′ (2,000m) above sea level. the hut is surrounded by glaciers and rock. Basically walk out the front door, put on a harness and the adventure starts.

Mountaineering & Alpine Climbing:

TantalusThe terrain in the Tantalus area is ideal for alpine climbing and mountaineering. There is a wide variety of mixed snow and rock routes of various grades on peaks such as: Tantalus 2,603 m (8,540 ft); Dione 2,590 m (8,500 ft); Alpha 2,305 m (7,562 ft); Serratus 2,326 m (7,632 ft) and others. There is also the opportunity for an overnight traverse of the main part of the range to tag a bunch of peaks.

Trip Details:

Length:​​ 3 days
Ratio:​​ 2 guests per guide
Cost:​​ $1599.00
Season:​​ June through September
Difficulty: Moderate fitness, Beginner to Strong-Intermediate Ability


Typical Itinerary:

Day1 – Arrival Day:

  • 3:30pm: Meet at the Staging Area
  • 4:30pm: Helicopter ride into the Hut
  • 5:00pm: Alpine skills refresher course near the hut
  • 7:00pm: Back at the hut for dinner

Day 2 – Summit Day:

  • 5:30am: Breakfast
  • 6:30am: Head out the door for a local peak like Dione
  • 3:30pm: Back at the Hut
  • 5:00pm: Dinner

Day 3 – Summit Day & Departure Day:

  • 5:30am: Breakfast
  • 6:30am: Bag another peak like Serratus
  • 12:30pm: Back at the Lodge to pack up & get ready for the helicopter
  • 2:30pm: Catch our ride back to town for a burger

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Included:

  • ACMG Certified Guides
  • Helicopter Shuttle
  • 2 Nights Accommodation
  • All your Meals at the Hut
  • Black Sheep Adventure Sports hat

Not-Included:

  • Transportation to the staging area
    • Shuttles are available from the airport to Squamish and we can help with transport to the staging area
  • Personal mountaineering equipment (rentals are available)
  • Alcoholic beverages

Fine Print:

  • A $500 deposit is due upon booking
  • The final payment due 30 days prior to the trip
  • 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
ACMG
Canadian Avalanche Association