Mount Sproatt, or as it is known locally as  just Sproatt, is one of the many towering mountains visible from Whistler Village. Above and beyond Alta Lake, directly across from Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, you will see this quiet giant. Its unremarkable appearance hides the growing network of trails that stretch through some startlingly beautiful terrain.

  • Multiple trailheads & access points
  • Wild, hostile terrain rarely visited by humans
  • Connecting trails to Rainbow, Hanging & Madeley
  • No crowds & endless idyllic tarns to swim
  • Dozens of perfect spots for a tent
  • Vast terrain full of adventurous routes
  • Dog friendly, unlike most Whistler trails
  • Easy to get lost in the vast alpine
  • No grand turquoise lakes like Wedge
  • Need a 4x4 to get to the Callaghan trailhead

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Next time you walk through Whistler Village and cross the pedestrian bridge(with Village Gate Boulevard below you), you will see Mount Sproatt in the distance. It is the rocky giant, abruptly steep on one end and gently sloping on the other. At its summit you may be able to make out the small weather recording structure.  What you can't see from Whistler Village is the extraordinarily beautiful alpine paradise that lays beyond it. Lakes and tarns everywhere you look. Fields of alpine flowers and wonderfully mangled, yet strikingly beautiful forests of krummholz.  Hostile looking fields of boulders and absurdly placed erratic the size of RV's. Beyond, of course, endless stunning view of distant, snowy mountains. From the towering elevation of much of the Sproatt hiking trail network, you often look across or even down on distant mountains.  Rainbow Mountain looks incredible from much of the trail. Four teeth-like, jagged grey peaks in a row that face you from Rainbow Mountain, just 5 kilometres away look enormous.  A couple kilometres closer you spot Hanging Lake and the Lord of the Rings style valley that stretches 2 kilometres from its shores to the abrupt cliffs at your feet. Several times along the trail you see the clearly defined ski runs on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain and once in a while you can spot Alta Lake and Whistler Village.

Though a hive of snowmobile and ski/riding activity in the winter and spring, Sproatt is not very popular for hiking yet.  Downhill biking is quickly gaining popularity, however Mount Sproatt and the Sproatt trail networks is massive, spread out and very challenging.  Any hikers and bikers on the trails are so dispersed over the mountain that you rarely bump into anyone. Another reason for the pervieved lack of popularity is that the Sproatt trailheads are tricky to find and the Callaghan Valley trailhead involves a lot of 4x4 terrain to get close. The trailhead on the Whistler side of Sproatt begins 1.4 kilometres from the Rainbow-Sproatt Flank Trail trailhead in Function Junction. The trail is already quite easy to follow, though it is constantly steep and winding. Though you are mostly in deep forest, occasionally you emerge to fantastic views of the valley below and Black Tusk beyond.

Trail to Mount Sproatt from Callaghan Valley

Mount Sproatt Hiking

The Sproatt Cabin

Sproatt Lake from the Sproatt Cabin

Tent in the Sproatt Alpine

Tent in the Sproatt Alpine

Sproatt Tent Aerial View

Sproatt Tent Aerial View

Mount Sproatt Hiking

Mount Sproatt Hiking Trails

Mount Sproatt Hike in Whistler

Sproatt Alpine View of Hanging Lake

Sproatt Alpine View of Rainbow Mountain

Mount Sproatt Aerial View

Mount Sproatt Aerial View

Mount Sproatt Aerial View

Mount Sproatt Aerial View

Mount Sproatt Aerial View

Mount Sproatt View of Black Tusk

Mount Sproatt View of Black Tusk

Mount Sproatt Hiking Trails Map

Mount Sproatt Hiking Trails MapThe Sproatt hiking trail network is still being built by volunteer and paid trail builders from WORCA(Whistler Off Road Cycling Association).  Construction is still underway from both ends of the trail.  One end being the Function Junction, Flank Trail end and the other being the Callaghan Valley, Northair Mine end, more than 10 kilometres away.  If you don't mind a bit of a drive and a couple kilometres of very bad forest service roads, then the Northair Mine end is the more scenic and easier choice.  The alpine terrain from that end is spectacular and if you manage to 4x4(or atv) close to the trailhead, then the amazing alpine views are less than an hour away on foot.

Rainbow Sproatt Map

Camping on Sproatt

There are dozens of amazing places to put up a tent around the Sproatt Alpine Trail, though none are marked or maintained.  This is the wonderfully, wild alpine of Whistler, so you simply spot an amazing cliff outcrop, serene tarn, or majestic alpine lake, and set up your tent.  One thing to keep in mind, however, is that much of the Sproatt alpine north and east of the trail is part of Whistler's water supply and camping is not allowed.  There are mapboards that show the watershed areas, but an easy way to understand where you can and can't camp is by looking at the flow of water where you want to camp.  If the streams and lakes around you flow toward Rainbow Lake and Twentyone Mile Creek, then you can't camp.  The dividing line is the ridge that runs from Mount Sproatt to Tonic Peak, then bends north to Gin Peak.  Rainbow Lake and Twentyone Mile Creek are north and east of this ridge, so camping is OK, west and south of this.  The entire trail from Function Junction to the alpine is good for camping and there are endless beautiful, rock outcrops/cliffs to camp, though water is often not convenient.

Mount Sproatt Tent - Hike in Whistler

Mount Sproatt Tent - Hike in Whistler

Mount Sproatt Tent - Hike in Whistler

Hut Near SproattThere is an alpine hut near the Callaghan Valley(Northair Mine) end of the trail.  It is owned by Canadian Wilderness Adventures as their snowmobile hut.  Canadian has a tenure in the area to run snowmobile tours here in the winter.  There is a lock on the door, however it has an amazing view of the valley below and Sproatt Lake, and stopping there for lunch on their sundeck is very scenic.  Out of courtesy to Canadian Wilderness Adventures, you should not disturb anything of theirs.  There is a nice trail from the hut to Sproatt Lake that you will see from the hut's sundeck.  It descends down the valley and only takes about 8 minutes to the lake.  The hut is located just past a trail junction and large clearing where you will see a large mapboard and atv tracks through the mud and grass.  The new Sproatt Alpine Trail branches off to the right just before this clearing and the hut is straight past the clearing and mapboard.

The Sproatt Cabin

The Sproatt Cabin

The Sproatt Cabin

The Sproatt Cabin

The Sproatt Cabin

Restrictions and Concerns on the Sproatt Alpine Trail

No Campfires AllowedMany Whistler area hiking trails are not dog friendly, however the Sproatt trails are.  It is however, very close to Whistler's water supply so dogs may be prohibited in the future as the trail becomes more popular and the impact of dogs in the area becomes more apparent.  The Sproatt Alpine Trail runs through the snowmobile prohibition zone, which seems to indicate that dogs will be not welcome in this area as well, however there are no signs mentioning this.  There will likely be a mention of dogs on signs in the future, but at present there is not.  As with choosing your campsite out of Whistler's watershed, you should keep your dog out as well. 

Mount Sproatt Aerial Views

Trailhead Directions to Sproatt

Parking & Trailhead DirectionsParking for the Sproatt Alpine Trail is easy to find on the Whistler(Function Junction) end and difficult and confusing on the Callaghan Valley(Northair Mine) end of the trail.  If you don't have a 4x4 vehicle and don't want the hassle of finding the trailhead, then the Whistler side is your best bet. To get to the trailhead for the Flank Trail which leads to the Sproatt Alpine Trail, drive 7.6 kilometres south of Whistler Village. At the traffic lights at Function Junction turn left onto Cheakamus Lake Rd, then immediately left again in the the huge parking lot for the Cheakamus Community Forest(aka Interpretive Forest). Park here then walk or bike to the Flank Trail. If you have a 4x4 and don't mind some adventurous logging roads then you should use the Callaghan Valley(Northair Mine) end of the trail. This end of the trail is spectacular right from the start and the logging road to access it is pretty amazing as well. The logging road gives you almost constant views looking down on the Callaghan Valley and the hiking trail from this end opens up to the alpine much faster than the Whistler end of the trail. Depending on how close you park to the trailhead, you could be in the alpine in as little as 30 minutes. On the Whistler side this takes about 2 hours to reach the alpine.

Sproatt Alpine Function Junction Trailhead

Sproatt Flank Trail Trailhead in FunctionTo get to the Function Junction - Flank Trail trailhead that connects to the new Flank Alpine Trail, zero your odometer at Village Gate Blvd and drive south(toward Vancouver) for 7.6 kilometres.  At the traffic lights at Function Junction turn left onto Cheakamus Lake Rd, then immediately left again in the the huge parking lot for the Cheakamus Community Forest(aka Interpretive Forest).  Park here then walk or bike to the Flank Trail trailhead.  Follow this easy and wide trail as it climbs quickly into deep forest.  In about 15 minutes you will cross a creek and the trail bends right, then left, then ascends quickly.  Look for the trail on your left here before the trail bends right again and levels off.  There may be a small ribbon in the trees here and soon there will be a large trail sign and mapboard.  From here you will see trail markers quite frequently and the trail is fairly well worn.  You will come to a fork in the trail in about 20 minutes, be sure to bear left at this fork and continue.

Sproatt Alpine Callaghan Valley Trailhead

Sproatt Alpine Trailheads Callaghan Valley End is BrutalThe Callaghan Valley trailhead to Sproatt is by far the better of the two trailheads.  Unfortunately it requires a very capable 4x4 and brave 4x4 driver to get close to.  You can however, get reasonably close to the trailhead by parking a kilometre or so past Northair Mine which gets you less than 1.5 hours from the trailhead. To get to the Callaghan Valley(Northair Mine) trailhead to the Sproatt Alpine Trail requires some 4x4 driving and some tricky navigating.  You may be able to drive to Northair Mine without a 4x4 as you occasionally see a car parked there, there are a couple deep washouts 2 kilometres before the mine.  These washouts are no problem for an average 4x4, but a car would have considerable difficulty.  Northair Mine is located way up in the beautiful Callaghan Valley.  From Whistler Village, drive south on the Sea to Sky Highway for 13.8 kilometres and turn right onto Callaghan Valley Road.  Drive up into the Callaghan Valley for 7.6 kilometres and just after you cross the bridge over Callaghan Creek turn right onto the Callaghan Creek forest service road.  The gravel road is pretty good for the first couple kilometres until you make a sharp left turn and the road deteriorates quickly.  Still manageable by most vehicles, however there are a couple very deep waterbars that might surprise you.

Northair Mine Driving Directions

Also, the trailhead to the Sproatt Alpine Trail is almost 4 kilometres past the turnoff to Northair Mine and the old FSR road quickly becomes narrow, steep and plenty of boulder sections.  There are several good places along the way to pull out, park, or turn around and surprisingly, there are only a few mild washouts.  A good idea if you are not keen on difficult 4x4 roads is to either park at Northair Mine and walk, or drive the first kilometre and park at one of the clearings along the route.  The worst part of the road between Northair Mine and the trailhead is about 1.6k to 2.2k where it becomes quite narrow, steep and the boulders and ruts are big and deep.  Past this section the road becomes surprisingly good for the remaining 2k until nearer the trailhead.  Keep in mind that there are no trailhead signs except a large mapboard sign for the Sproatt Valley.  It is huge and hard to miss, despite falling over and sliding into a gully.

Sproatt Alpine Trailhead Directions Map

Northair Mine is a surreal little world of colourful murals on abandoned cement foundations, surrounded by an astoundingly tranquil little lake in a secluded forest.  Just a short logging road off of the Callaghan Valley Road takes you to this unusual little abandoned mine.  You would have driven by the turnoff if you have been to Whistler Olympic Park or Alexander Falls, both of which are just a couple kilometres away.  Northair Mine gets its name from the Vancouver based mining company the Northair Group.  The mine was in production from 1976 and extracted 5 tons of gold before being abandoned in 1982. Today it is a bizarre little world in the mountains that has become an incredible place to escape the world and camp out under the stars.  Northair Mine is tricky to find and even when you near it, the turnoff is not obvious.  The access road takes you high into the mountains and is only free of snow in May most years.  In 2016, for example, the snow melted enough for vehicle access during the first week in May.  Driving to Northair Mine is along a bumpy, potholed, old logging road drivable by most vehicles, though at least one deep washout may give even SUV's some difficulty.  Once Northair Mine comes into view it is quite a sight.  The area that surrounds the old ruins is unexpectedly huge.  About 2 kilometres long, edged by a cliff on one side and a beautiful lake on the other.

Northair Mine in the Callaghan Valley

Northair Mine Old Building Foundations

 More Hiking Around Sproatt

There are several hiking trails and sights to see around the Sproatt Alpine Trail.  The Rainbow Trail to Rainbow Falls and Rainbow Lake can be found further along the Flank Trail near Rainbow Park in Whistler.  The Madeley Lake trail runs over the top of the Sproatt Alpine Trail and connects Madeley Lake to Hanging Lake and then to Rainbow Lake.  Hanging Lake can be reached by and unmarked, though fairly easy alpine route off of the Sproatt Alpine Trail.  Northair Mine near the Callaghan Valley end of the trail is a surreal little world in the mountains.  There are cement foundations adorned with graffiti, two lakes and all sorts of curiosities to explore.  Northair Mine is a great place to camp if you can manage to get your vehicle past the washouts on the bad forest service road to it.  Alexander Falls, one of Whistler's most amazing waterfalls to see is easy to drive to, without a 4x4.  The Callaghan Valley has several other great places to hike. Callaghan Lake Provincial Park has some short trails at this beautiful lake as well as free campsites.  Cirque Lake is a challenging, though short trail that begins at the far end of Callaghan Lake.  The Ring Lake & Conflict Lake trail also starts from near Callaghan Lake Provincial Park.

Alexander Falls - Sights Near Sproatt

Alexander Falls is a very impressive 43 metre/141 foot waterfall just 30 to 40 minutes south of Whistler in the Callaghan Valley. Open year-round and located just before Whistler Olympic Park where several of the 2010 Olympic events were held. There is a nice viewing platform on the edge of the cliff across from the falls which crash fantastically into the valley below.  The parking area and viewing platform at Alexander Falls is one big area just 40 metres from the main road, just before Whistler Olympic Park.  The adventurous can find the obscure trail that leads to both the top of the falls as well as, with great difficulty, to the base of the falls.  Alexander Falls is certainly one of the nicest spots for a picnic in Whistler.  The picnic areas are numerous, the surrounding forest is gorgeous and wild and Alexander Falls crashes loud and beautiful in the background.  Continued here...

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Madeley Lake - Hikes Near Sproatt

Madeley Lake is a beautiful, remote mountain lake hidden high up in the Callaghan Valley.  From Whistler Village expect to take 40 minutes to drive there.  You can drive directly to the lake, however the access road is pretty bad with deep waterbars.  An average 4x4 can make it quite easily, though most cars with have great difficulty driving over the numerous deep water cut gouges in the road.  Located near Alexander Falls, Madeley Lake is close to several beautiful places.  This is an amazing place to camp.  If looking for solitude at a paradise, mountain lake, Madeley Lake is hard to beat. Though somewhat popular with fishing, you are still likely to rarely see anyone at the lake in the summer and never in the fall.  Once in a while you will see a car or two at the trailhead to Hanging Lake.  If you have a canoe, Madeley Lake is a great place to paddle around or just float in the sun.  Continued here...

Madeley Lake Tent View

Madeley Lake to Hanging Lake Topo Map

Rainbow Lake - Hikes Near Sproatt

The Rainbow Trail is a convenient and popular trail near Whistler Village that takes you to Rainbow Lake as well as the Rainbow-Sproatt Flank Trail, Rainbow Falls, Hanging Lake, Madeley Lake, Beverley Lake, Rainbow Mountain... and even Whistler Olympic Park if you are determined.  It is a consistently uphill and very beautiful trail with several water (bridge) crossings and waterfalls on the way to the picture-perfect lake.  There are a few views of the valley across to Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, and Wedge Mountain.  Few views, though fantastic.  Rainbow Lake itself is in a gorgeous alpine valley with branching trails that extend further beyond the lake in at least three directions.  Along with the waterfalls, bridge crossings and valley views, the Rainbow Trail passes through deep forest with some impressively huge trees.  Continued here...

Rainbow Lake Hike in Whistler

Rainbow Lake Trail Map - Hike in Whistler

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