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Deep snow. Massive Terrain. Cozy lodge. And stories for days...


The McGillivary Pass Lodge has been hosting guests since the 70s, and today blends modern comforts with an authentic, rustic, log cabin vibe.

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Safety is our top priority. We work with the top ACMG certified guides in the industry.

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From corporate retreats, to weddings, stags or family affairs, we are happy to help customize your trip to suit your needs.

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The pride that Lars takes in the lodge and the terrain is contagious. I love spending time up there, and sharing it with the guests. It feels like a home away from home.

- Christina Lusti, Guide, Revelstoke BC

The lodge operates in the winter from December 15 to April 16.

All trips meet in Pemberton at the Pemberton Airport Terminal Building for a trip briefing and waiver signing.,-122.7403129,18z
The terminal building is just east of the Blackcomb Helicopters office and hangar building. There is plentiful parking
there. After this the majority of the group will then travel to Darcy, about 45 min east for staging and flying into the
lodge. Logistics will be arranged at the meeting in Pemberton. Please arrive in your ski gear, but not in your ski
Meetings times are
Saturday 8 AM
Tuesday 10:30 AM

Luggage allowance of 15kg (40lbs) per person including personal alcohol. This does not include skiing equipment.
Pack personal gear into a small duffel or into your daypack. Avoid large duffel bags or rigid frame travel bags.

Wear bulky and ski clothing as well as ski boots in the helicopter.

On a Saturday exchange day, skiing generally commences after the emergency training session, roughly between 11AM and noon.

On a regular day, breakfast is at 7:30AM, skiing commences afterwards between 8:30AM and 9AM. Skiing for the day or as you desire. Back home for apres and a sauna at dusk and dinner is between 6:30 and 7PM.

We are very flexible, it’s about you and what you want. Groups are managed based on individual desires, interest and ability. We generally run two main groups and at times up to three based on the number of guests are interested in skiing and their ability levels. There is usually one stronger group, one moderate paced group and at times a third group focused on a specific speed, which could be ultra fast or completely mellow. We are more than happy to cater to novice backcountry users all the way up to the hammerheads. We generally have two guides and one assistant, at times we have three guides and one assistant.