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201902-Overlord

Feb 2019 Overlord Mountain

Overnight in Garibaldi Provincial Park, up Singing Pass to Russet Lake and then Overlord Mountain.

Itinerary

  • Sunday, Feb 10: Up Singing Pass Trail, staying at Himmelsbach Hut at Russet Lake
  • Monday, Feb 11: Overlord Mountain via Whirlwind Mtn, back down Singing Pass Tr

Departure Sunday morning
Expected return by Monday evening
Overdue Tuesday evening (am prepared for several nights out)

Route

Access

  • Singing Pass Trail
    • 9.1mi, +4652ft, -739ft
    • Hazards: Avalanche territory, Harmony Creek crossing
    • 2.7mi to Peak 2 Peak
    • 3.15mi to Harmony Creek
    • 4.28mi to Flute Creek
    • 5mi to Oboe Creek
    • 6.32mi to end of winter markings
    • 7.29mi to High Note Trail/cross Melody Creek/Singing Pass
    • 8.62mi to crest of Cowboy Ridge
  • Alternate (summer?): Lift -> Musical Bumps -> Singing Pass
    • 7.26mi, +2443ft, -2268ft
  • Alternate (summer?): Lift -> High Note -> Musical Bumps -> Singing Pass
    • 6.85mi, +1690ft, -2622ft

Summit

  • Whirlwind Peak Route -> Overlord Mtn Route
    • Each way 3.22mi, +2882ft, -620ft
    • Hazards: Adjacent glaciers, persistent cornice along ridgeline travel
  • Top out at 8599 feet
  • Alternate: No-go

Caltopo Map

Maps

Permitting

Garibaldi backcountry reservations

Whistler Backcountry

Beta

Singing Pass Trail

Russet Lake

Weekender’s Guide to the Whistler Backcountry

Trail conditions via Garibaldi Provincial Park website

Daylight

Daylight in Whistler, BC:

DateTwilightSunriseSunsetNight
Feb 97:007:305:19pm5:53pm
Feb 146:507:245:28pm6:01pm

Right around 10 hours of daylight.

Weather

Avalanche

Sea to Sky Avalanche Forecast

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