Whistler Hiking & Sightseeing
It isn’t just the top of the world uphere… it’s another world. Take a scenic gondola ride tothe Roundhouse Lodge where a short walk and an open air chairliftride will bring you to the Peak of Whistler Mountain.
The Whistler Peak Adventure
Whether you are looking for an epic adventure or a greatview while having lunch, this is the place to find it.Pick up a Summer Trail Map for descriptions and directions or takea free mountain tour, offered daily at 11:30am.
Whistler Mountain’s wilderness offers a wonderful opportunityfor hiking and walking. Learn about the ecology of diverseecosystems from experienced naturalist guides and take in theincredible scenery.
Our established hiking trails are located on Whistler Mountain,however, sightseeing is available on Blackcomb Mountain until July27, 2008. Access is via the Wizard and Solar Coaster Chairlifts,then a bus ride to the 7th Heaven Express. Hours of operation: 12pmto 3pm. Uploading from the Wizard Express begins at 11am.
Whistler Alpine Hiking
Alpine forest, snow-capped peaks and indigenouswildlife are just some of the wonders you’ll experience onWhistler’s hiking and walking trails.
You can stop to inspect wildflowers on a short trail or try anovernight backcountry adventure, sleeping under stars in the highalpine. You’ll find places to picnic, play, swim, camp and birdwatch on our trails as well as to take in stunning views acrossglacial lakes.
If you’re feeling adventurous, trek challenging back routes witha personal guide, or clamp on your boots and crampons toinvestigate glaciers.
For high-spirited explorers, try Whistler’s heli-hiking. You’llhike across rolling meadows against a backdrop of breathtakingmountain vistas.
Whistler Hiking Tips
- Never hike alone
- Be prepared. Mountain weather changes frequently so carry extraclothing.
- Observe all closures. Stay on marked trails to avoid damage tothe alpine ecosystem.
- Steep slopes, snow and ice fields are very dangerous. You mayencounter various hazards such as cliffs, glaciers, crevasses, rockfalls, avalanches and unstable surfaces.
- Treat all wildlife with caution. Do not feed or approachbears.
- Carry water, a snack, sunscreen and a watch. Make note of thelast ride down (5:30pm).
- No hiking permitted in the Bike Park.
- Fires, dogs and camping are not allowed.
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