Duffey Lake Overnight Hut Trip

North of Whistler, B.C providing world class skiing opportunities and high peaks

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Duffey Lake Overnight Hut Trip

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Join one of our Professionally Certified ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides) guides and let them share their passion for this sport. 

Visit our Guides Page to find out more about your guide.

Book online or contact our office to ask any questions: 1-604-938-9242 or info@mountainskillsacademy.com


The Duffey Lake Area has multi huts to choose from located 90 minutes North East of Whistler. The remote location is home to one of the finest backcountry skiing. Your guide will lead from the parking lot through old-growth forests and alpine meadows to the hut. The hut is located in Marriot Basion in alpine meadows, and you can scout your next ski line from the hut.

Access to all the huts is from the Duffey Lake Road. From the parking lot to the hut is 12km with a 520m elevation gain. The trip takes 2 -3 hours. The terrain around the hut gives lots of options, from gentle or steep tree skiing to long alpine runs.

Transport: Transport to the parking lot is not included, and limited spots are available for purchase.

**All guided trips subject to a minimum number of participants. 48 hour notice will be given if the minimum number has not been reached.

Day 1

  • 8:00 am meet for gear and check waiver
  • 8:30 am drive to Duffey Lake Road
  • 10:30 am leave from the parking lot towards the hut ( 2 -3 hour approach)
  • - Drop gear off at the hut and possibly ski the rest of the afternoon.
    - Evening food with Guide and debrief.

Day 2

  • Morning Breakfast.
  • 9:00am Skiing until afternoon
  • Evening food with Guide and debrief.

Day 3

  • Morning Breakfast.
  • Ski to the parking lot and drive back to Whistler
  • Debrief


If you require rentals we have teamed up with local rental companies to provide discounted rentals. Visit our rental page HERE for more information!


  • Touring skis or splitboard and skins
  • Poles (telescopic poles required for splitboarders)
  • Ski / snowboard boots
  • Lift pass
  • 45L + pack
  • Light Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Headlamp with fresh batteries
  • Water bottle(s) (Minimum 1L capacity)
  • Multi-tool
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Goggles & Helmet
  • Personal Care Kit (toilet paper, toothbrush/toothpaste, personal medical drugs)
  • General Repair Kit: to repair packs, clothing, Thermarest, etc.
  • Blister kit/First Aid
  • Avalanche safety kit
  • Harness (optional depending on location)
  • Glacier travel kit (optional depending on location and only if you know crevasse rescue)
  • Ski and/or boot crampons depending on conditions and objective
  • Mountaineering axe depending on conditions and objective
  • Small stove (Brutane suggested)
  • Cooking/eating utensils
  • Cup/bowl
  • Food to be determined, no sleeping pad is required


  • Thermos
  • Ear Plugs
  • Reading Material
  • Camera
  • Bandana
  • Map, compass, GPS
  • Field book and pencil
  • Watch (with altimeter, barometer, compass, thermometer)
  • Hut Booties/Slippers

The important details:

Season: Dec – Apr

Duration: 3 Days 

Location: Duffey Lake

Max Ratio: 6 Clients to 1 Guide

Minimum Age: 19 yrs

Prerequisites: Very Good Fitness & Touring Experience

BOOK Trip:

Trip dates available upon request. Various trip lengths can also be arranged. Contact Us for more details.



Experience true backcountry, world class terrain that is easily accessible in a timely manner.


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