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The Trailblazer Trip

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Location: McGillivray Pass Lodge
Duration: 3-4 days
Cost: $2699 CAD
Dates: August 26-30, 2024
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The Trailblazer Trip

Trip Dates:
August 26 - August 30


Per Person:

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Summer Lodge Occupancy:

  • Maximum occupancy of 15 guests


Trip Package Includes:

  • Accommodation at McGillivray Pass Lodge
  • Three full days of hiking with an AGMG guide and endurance coach Eric Carter
  • Helicopter transport into and out of the lodge
  • All meals and snacks (many snacks!)


Not Included:
  • Lodging in Pemberton or Whistler before your arrival (we can help arrange this)
  • Alcoholic beverages (you’re welcome to byo drinks)


Cancellation policy: 

If your cancellation request is received more than ten weeks before the start date, the deposit will be refunded minus a $275 booking fee, per space booked. The final balance is due at ten weeks.

If the cancellation request is received four – ten weeks before your trip dates, 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded.

If the cancellation request is less than four weeks from the start of the trip, the cost of the trip cannot be refunded.

  • All cancellation requests must be received in writing to
  • Whitecap recommends that trip cancellation and interruption insurance, including medical coverage, be purchased within 24 hours of booking your trip.
  • If Whitecap cancels the trip, the full cost of the trip will be refunded.
  • There are no other refunds for trip interruptions, poor weather, or acts of force majeure.
  • Evacuation Insurance is available for an additional $50 per person per trip.
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Explore further into more challenging terrain with this fast-paced hiking trip. We will move off-trail for long distances, walking along ridge lines and bagging peaks. We will keep the movement quick by mixing power hiking, scrambling and trail running into each day. Endurance coach and elite athlete Eric Carter will work with ACMG Guide, Christine Feleki to move swiftly and safely through varied terrain, while giving you tips and tactics to improve your movement and technique.

Weather, group fitness and objectives will dictate the routes and objectives for each day. There will not be any technical climbing or mountaineering. However, expect to be challenged during this trip! We have the ability to split the groups every day so we can work to set goals that feel right for everyone.

After exploring the peaks and valleys around Whitecap each day, we’ll return to the lodge for après on the deck, the most unreal sauna you’ve ever seen, and incredible food, all in the good company of our running buddies!


Who is it for:

Those who want to up the tempo, travel fast through the alpine environment, and challenge themselves with increased vertical, more technical terrain and longer hikes.



  • Fast-paced hiking trip
  • Ability to walk or power hike 17km & 1500m vertically on rough terrain
  • Comfortable with moderate exposure to more challenging terrain
  • Strong off-trail walker
  • Comfortable with inclement weather

"My first 'trail venture' at Whitecap Alpine was a true getaway! The guides were knowledgeable about the surrounding area and were quick to accommodate the day plans for every ability and made sure everyone felt comfortable and taken care of." - Christina (Trailblazer)

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