Alpine Hiking on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains boast hiking trails with incredible views. Choose from short, family friendly strolls on wide paths to more advanced hikes to lakes, glaciers and alpine meadows. Keep your eyes open for chipmunks and marmots, and make sure you keep a camera handy for capturing the rugged mountain vistas.
Guide to alpine hiking trails on Whistler Mountain, accessible by the PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience. View Map
Hiking trails on Blackcomb Mountain, accessible by the PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience. View Map
You can access the hiking trails via the Village Gondola on a sightseeing ticket, which gives access to the incredible PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, a Whistler must-do. Spend the day on the mountain and enjoy a memorable meal with spectacular views.
Hiking Around Whistler
Whistler is the perfect place to stay while you explore the Coast Mountains on foot. Visit the spectacular waterfalls and ancient forests on short half day excursions and take on longer, multi day treks through glaciated valleys.
Whistler Hiking Trailheads (PDF)
Suggested Hikes and Walks from The Whistler Insider
Close to the Village
There's a lot of walking routes close to the Village that you don't need a car to access. Here's some suggestions:
Day Hikes Around Whistler
The trailheads for these hikes and short walks are in and around Whistler. Be sure to prepare accordingly if taking a longer hike.
Due to snow cover, many trails in Whistler are unavailable for hiking during winter. If you feel the need to stretch your legs in the snow, bring sturdy winter footwear and consider the following ideas:
- Showshoeing - if you can walk, you can snowshoe on trails in and around Whistler
- Take a winter walk on the Valley Trail. Sections of the Valley Trail are maintained over winter.