Canadian Wilderness Adventures
Here are the excursions that we can offer you with Canadian Wilderness Adventures for your next ski trip to Whistler :
Mountain Safari (3 h) :
Be thrilled by the sensation of driving or share this mountain experience with a friend as you embark on our classic apres tour to 6000ft. Escape the winter shadows as you meander through old growth forest at dusk, then onto our mid-mountain playground on your way to the charming Crystal Hut. Enjoy a warming treat then step out onto the deck of the rustic alpine cabin and enjoy the views, overlooking Whistler Village as the last light of the day slips behind the snow covered peaks of the Coast Mountain Range. Panoramic mountain grandeur, spectacular sunsets, rich alpen glow and the natural beauty of Whistler will leave you truly speechless.[vimeo id=”30879383″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
Night Rider (2:30) :
Unlock the mysteries of the mountain at night! This after hours exploration will take you high into the mountains to reveal the many night secrets by moonlight. Equal parts thrill and adventure, as you cruise up to 6000 ft, challenge yourself at our mid mountain playground and explore the depths of the Fitzsimmons Creek Valley. The rush, the beauty and your heightened senses will be a pleasant surprise for an evening out! [vimeo id=”30878842″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
Mountain Top Fondue (4 h):
Unique, distinguished and one of a kind! For an exclusive dining experience, journey to the quaint and charming Crystal Hut, perched atop Blackcomb Mountain at 6000ft. Be treated to our chefs local interpretation of a traditional candle-lit fondue dinner accompanied by fine wine, followed by fresh baked fruit pie served hot from our wood fired oven. From the deck of the rustic cabin, enjoy a rich array of alpine colours and panoramic views of the surrounding Coast Mountain Range and the twinkling lights of Whistler Village below. The evening is complete with live entertainment featuring local up and coming musicians.
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Callagan Cruiser (3 h) :
Journey through the pristine Callaghan Valley to the historic NorthAir Goldmine site for a fabulous introduction to the backcountry. Follow wide, winding trails to an open play area. Experience the perfect mix of easy riding and spectacular scenery ideal for first time snowmobilers and families! [vimeo id=”30881504″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
Wilderness Run (3 h) :
Carve your way through the remote backcountry of the Callaghan Valley to our rustic cabin on Sproatt Mtn. Rugged BC Wilderness surrounds you while you ride through thickly forested trails and across frozen lakes. Discover awe-inspiring landscape experience the excitement and freedom of a truly CANADIAN backcountry adventure.[vimeo id=”30877636″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
Yukon Breakfast (4 h) :
Carve your way through the remote backcountry of the Callaghan Valley to our rustic cabin on Sproatt Mountain for a full Canadian Yukon breakfast. Cooked on an old fashioned wood stove, this skillet style mountain feast includes Canadian back bacon, Yukon gold potatoes, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, sauteed onions, and bell peppers along with pancakes and real maple syrup. After you have had your fill, rip it up on the frozen lake, or head off into the alpine before you descend back to reality[youtube id=”HEWILNrx4C8″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
Backcountry X (Half Day) :
Let our experienced and professional backcountry guides show you a real CANADIAN big mountain adventure! Conquer the infamous staircase to reach the alpine, and then blast through rolling hills of powder with 360 degree views of Whistler. This extreme ride is designed to introduce you to avalanche safety, challenge your skill and push your limits. Tour includes a packed lunch prepared by the Bearfoot Bistro. [vimeo id=”30870745″ width=”600″ height=”350″]
ALSO AVAILABLE :
Powderhound (Full day):
Get your adrenalin pumping on a new 900 mountain sled before conquering the infamous staircase to reach a giant old growth forest, open meadows, frozen alpine lakes and vast snow fields of the Callaghan. Master the riding skills of powder turns, side hills, and hill climbs. Tour includes avalanche safety equipment and a packed lunch prepared by the Bearfoot Bistro.
Bralorne (Full day):
Adventure to Bralorne, a remote wilderness town, 100km North of Whistler. Once one of the most vibrant gold rush towns in North America, complete with churches, post office, bars and ski hills, Bralorne was abandoned and forgotten in 1971. Tour includes transportation from Whistler, stop in Pemberton, 60 km snowmobile journey over the Hurley mountain pass complete with stunning views, lunch at the miners pub, and a new 900 long track mountain snowmobile.
Medicine Trail Snowshoe (2:30) :
Travel along an old trapper’s path, deep into a special ancient forest full of mystery in the Callaghan Valley. Learn wisdom from the elders, sample healing teas from plants that grow along the Medicine Trail. Stop at an old Trapper’s cabin to hear a brief history of the area’s traditional uses. Let your imagination go as you gaze upon giant cedar, fir and hemlock trees that provide a canopy high above. Finish back at the caboose for a rejuvenating snack by the fire.
Trappers Run Dogsled (2:30 to 3h) :
A real CANADIAN experience. Let your eager and powerful dog team lead you into the magnificent old growth forest of the Callaghan Valley. Stop for a rest at an abandoned trapper’s camp on Totem Lake and learn about the history of our Canadian fur trappers and there dog sledding adventures. Join your professional musher in harnessing and staging the dogs, learn the dog sledding commands and how to handle a dog sled. Relax with your family as you ride your dog sled along a mellow mix of open and winding trails for an unforgettable winter journey. [youtube id=”CxXqlvSl0e0″ width=”600″ height=”350″]