Wilson Peak, Northeast Face

Wilson Peak captures the attention of every ski alpinist who sees it //  [o]   @bjarnesalen

Wilson Peak captures the attention of every ski alpinist who sees it // [o] @bjarnesalen

 

Elevation 14017” 4272m

Aspect: Northeast

Vertical: 2600’

Coordinates: 57°31’57”N 107°59’05”W

First descent: Unknown

“There is a reason that Wilson appears in so many Coors beer ads. For any Colorado skier, Wilson Peak compels one to explore its possibilities. It has it all: a beautiful approach, an incredible aesthetic, and it finishes with a complex and challenging entry and descent. It is a complete classic in every way.” (FCSDofNA)

The mountains will always be there. The trick is to make sure you are too.
— Hervey Vogue
North of Pemberton, BC lies a big, daunting and dangerous peak called Joffre. In a project filled with many intimidating lines, Joffre presents the first fear inducing challenge of the season. Low snow and sketchy steeps are met with a nearly tragic ending that teaches us all that bad things can happen in the mountains.