Whistler Basalt

When choosing basalt, Whistler is the only name that you need to know. From the mountains of the west coast to your front yard, creating an inviting space means working with your landscape.

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Density: 2530 kg per m3, 157.94 lbs/ft3 (approx. 14 ft3 / ton)
Absorption: 1.83 (per cent)
Compressive Strength: 209 MPa
Crushing Strength: 30,312 PSI

Patio Stone: minimal 1″ thick for a mortar base, minimal 2″ for sand bed.
Ledgestone Pattern:Standard Full Stone available in 3″- 5″ thickness with random lengths. Thin Veneer available in ¾”- 1½” thickness
Random Pattern: Standard Full stone available in 3″- 5″ thickness with random lengths. Thin Veneer available in ¾”- 1½” thickness.
Lanscaping Products: Dry Stack Wallsone, Mini Wallstone, Boulders, Columns, Aqua Sculptures and Steps.


A volcanic rock found in the hills of Whistler, B.C. It’s all weathered columns naturally fit into any landscape. The charcoal coloured face combined with the weathered outside make Whistler Basalt a truly unique building stone.

Whistler basalt can be found in the hills of Whistler BC. It is a volcanic rock and its all weathered columns are a natural fit into any landscaping project. Whistler basalt has a charcoal inside mixed with the weathered outside making Whistler basalt a unique building stone.

Whistler basalt comes in a stone veneer, patio/paving stone, wall stone, boulders and columns, steps and risers, and a West Coast blend (a combination of Mountain chalet rhyolite and Whistler basalt).

Whistler basalt stone veneer comes in an Ashlar, ledgestone, and random veneer. The Ashlar pattern is a split (natural) face stone which has a sawn top and bottom. The Whistler basalt Ashlar veneer comes in a thickness in the full stone of 3 inches to 5 inches with a height of 2” x 12” and a weight of approximately 50 pounds a square foot. Its coverage is 35 to 40 square feet and comes in lengths from 8 inches to 36 inches, perfect for any of your natural stone projects. Bedrock’s Ashlar veneer has been used and can be seen at the Four Seasons Resort in Whistler BC.

Ashlar veneer also comes in thin stone with a thickness of 3/4 inches to 1.5 inches and a height of 2 inches to 12 inches with a weight of 14 pounds a square foot and a length of 18 inches to 36 inches making Whistler basalt Ashlar veneer the perfect finishing touch to any of your natural stone designs.

Whistler basalt ledgestone veneer is a split (natural) face veneer which offers a linear look. Very frequently ledgestone is narrow in height and random in length. The Whistler basalt ledgestone veneer comes in a full stone or thin stone choice. The full stone comes in a thickness of 3 inches to 5 inches with a height of 3” x 6” and a length of 6 inches to 20 inches. The ledgestone pattern veneer comes in a weight of approximately 50 pounds a square foot and has a coverage of 35 to 40 square feet per ton.

Whistler basalt veneer is also available in a thin or full stone. The full stone random pattern veneer is a split (natural) face project. Its broken joints make the random pattern ideal for recreating a historical natural stone look. The thin stone Whistler basalt veneer comes in a thickness of 3/4 inches to 1.5 inches and sizes 6” x 6” up to 12” x 24” in random shapes. Its weight is 24 pounds a square foot.

The patio/paving stone Whistler basalt comes in a sawn top and bottom with a sandblasted top in random shapes. Its thickness is 1 inch or thicker with sizes 10” x 10” up to 20” x 24” with a weight of 13 pounds a square foot based on 1 inch. It is a beautiful finishing touch to your entrance ways and patios and works in any surroundings.

Whistler basalt wall stone/mini wall makes it easy to create a retaining wall or garden enhancement. The Whistler basalt wall stone is great for facing stone, dry stacking retaining walls and garden planters. Its coverage is 18 to 25 square feet per ton with sizes 6” x 10” up to18” x 18” and a thickness of 3 inches to 5 inches with a weight of 50 pounds per square foot.

Whistler basalt boulders and columns are very decorative and a great way to add your personal touch to your landscaping, water features or gardens and as well is a great long lasting idea for your retaining walls. Its diameter is 12 inches to 36 inches with a length of 12 inches to 48 inches or more with a weight of 158 pounds cubic foot. As far as customizing, we can drill 1 inch or 2 inch holes for beautiful water features. Bottoms can be sawn for easy installation. Whistler basalt boulders are a perfect a landscaping stone to add your personal touch to your landscaping projects. Bottoms can be sawn for easy installation.

Bedrock natural stone steps are a beautiful landscaping stone. The stone steps are available in a natural weathered face. They come in a split (natural) top or sawn top and bottom with random shapes and sizes which makes them an ideal stone step choice. They have a sandblasted finish which will provide a nonslip surface and come in width of 18 inches to 30 inches and lengths 18 inches to 30 inches with a thickness of 5 inches to 7 inches.

Whistler basalt West Coast blend comes in ledgestone and random patterns. The ledgestone West Coast blend has a split (natural) face which gives it a linear look. They are often narrow in height and random in length. West Coast blend ledgestone comes in a full stone or thin stone. The full stone Whistler basalt West Coast blend ledgestone comes in a thickness of 3 inches to 5 inches and a height of 2” x 6” and a length of 6 inches to 24 inches. Its weight comes in 50 pounds per square foot and it has a coverage of 35 inches to 40 inches square foot per ton. The ledgestone pattern also comes in a thin stone variety with a thickness of 3/4 inches to 1-1/2 inches with heights 2 inches to 6 inches and a length of 6 inches to 24 inches. It comes in a weight of 14 pounds a square foot.