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Whistler Ski Area, British Columbia, Canada Whistler Ski Area
Fri, 9 Oct - Fri, 23 Oct 9 Oct - 23 Oct


  • Scenic gondola ride over Whistler Mountain's forested slopes

  • Adventurous snowshoe trek in the wintry landscape

  • Wild birds, animal tracks & encounters with local wildlife

  • Scenic lookouts & vantage points from mountain trails

  • Enthusiastic tour guide shares knowledge of the region

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Explore the backcountry of Whistler Mountain by snowshoe for an up-close look at this wintry resort's sparkling splendours. Led by a naturalist guide, learn about local wildlife and the mountainous region’s fascinating natural history as you trek across the snow-blanketed hillsides.

Your tour begins with a gondola ride up Whistler Mountain. Marvel at the centuries-old, snow-dusted Douglas firs and red cedars standing guard beneath the lift. When you reach the summit, strap on your snowshoes – this weight-distributing, netted footwear has been used in this area for thousands of years.

Set out over freshly fallen snow, groomed trails and the serene old-growth forest. As you journey through the snow fields, your enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide describes the animals and plants that call this mountain range home. Keep your eyes peeled for majestic bald eagles soaring above the treeline.

The Natural Mystic tour is perfect for first-timers or trekkers looking for a more leisurely adventure, while the Winter Wonderland tour takes a more vigorous, intermediate route. At the end of each course, kick back and warm up with a trail treat and a hot drink.


  • Guided snowshoe adventure

  • Snowshoes and boots if needed

  • Snack and a warm drink

  • Roundtrip transport to and from Whistler Village, the Fairmont Chateau and the Four Seasons Hotel

Know Before You Book

  • Children under 4 are not allowed on the Natural Mystic Adventure.

  • Children under 7 are not allowed on the Winter Wonderland Adventure.

  • If you have any medical conditions that may require immediate assistance, you may not take part.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.


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