Whistler Olympic Park

Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Sports and Snowshoe Trails

A venue for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Olympic Park will be open over winter for nordic skiing, tobogganing, snowshoeing, sightseeing and more.

Straight Shooting - Biathlon in Whistler

Ski Callaghan is the union of Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) and Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures (CCWA). This unique blending of the world’s most modern, high performance Nordic ski training facilities coupled with one of Canada’s most spectacular wilderness snowshoeing and ski touring venues offers winter recreationists the complete Nordic experience!

Snowshoe Whistler Olympic Park

Snowshoe Whistler Olympic Park Admission $14

  • Ski Callaghan pass provides access to the combined trail system of both the CCWA and WOP ski areas as one
  • Access 33.5 kms of snowshoe trails
  • A great activity for all ages
Ski Callaghan Whistler Olympic Park

Ski Callaghan Whistler Olympic Park Admission $23.50

  • Ski Callaghan pass provides access to the combined trail system of both the CCWA and WOP ski areas as one
  • Access 87 kms of groomed nordic ski trails
  • Experience the beautiful Callaghan Valley
Discover Lessons Whistler Olympic Park

Discover Classic or Skate X-Country Group Lessons from $45

  • Learn about your equipment, how to glide, climb hills and stop
  • Lessons available Saturday & Sunday only. Rental equipment available
  • A great way to build your confidence and trail knowledge
Discover Biathlon Whistler Olympic Park

Discover Biathlon Group Lessons from $65

  • Discover the sport of biathlon
  • Lessons available Saturday & Sunday only. Rental equipment available
  • Learn biathlon rifle marksmanship and work on your classic or skate ski technique
Private Lessons Whistler Olympic Park

Private Skate Ski, Classic Ski, or Snowshoe Lessonsfrom $79

  • A sure fire way to improve your technique and fitness
  • Private lessons are offered in classic or skate skiing as well as biathlon and snowshoe
  • Private lessons do not include rentals or day passes

2013/14 Dates of Operation*

December 7, 2013 to April 6, 2014.

Hours of Operation

  • Midweek 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM for night skiing (December 11, 2013 to February 26, 2014)
  • Weekends and Holidays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

View current trail conditions at Whistler Olympic Park.

*Please note all dates, hours, activities and trail availability are snow and weather dependent and subject to change. Please confirm current conditions with Whistler Olympic Park.

Day Tickets and Season Passes

Learn more about sightseeing, snowshoeing, tobogganing and nordic skiing ticket prices at the Whistler Olympic Park website.

Bonfire Nights

Starting January on Wednesdays 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM enjoy Bonfire Nights at Whistler Olympic Plaza, with a blazing fire under the Olympic rings. Parking is just $10 per vehicle, start date to be confirmed.

Full Service Packages with Whistler Shuttle

New for 2013/14 - Whistler Olympic Park is offering packages which include trail pass, rentals (ski or snowshoe) and return transportation to and from Whistler. Add on a lesson or try a guided Biathlon Snowshoe tour, held Wednesday evenings. Shuttle stops at a number of Whistler hotels, with a late return shuttle available after Bonfire Nights on Wednesdays.

Ski Callaghan Pass

Ski Callaghan is the joint venture between Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures and Whistler Olympic Park. The two venues have joined forces to offer North America's most extensive Nordic experience with over 130 km of trails to explore by ski or snowshoe.

Learn more about Ski Callaghan passes.

Dual Area Pass

New for 2013/14 - purchase a Dual Area Pass that allows access to both the Ski Callaghan areas and Lost Lake Park in Whistler. Learn more about Dual Area passes online.

Whistler Olympic Park Activities

Cross Country Skiing

  • More than 52 kilometres of recreational cross-country ski trails
  • Expertly groomed terrain for both classic and skate skiing, ranging from beginner to expert
  • Skiing under the stars with a network of night skiing trails
  • Select dog friendly loops

Nordic Sports

  • Access and tours of nordic sport facilities: try the Experience and Discover Biathlon programs


  • Family fun in the designated toboganning area, with parking just $10 per vehicle
  • Helmets and toboggans available to rent - free with deposit
  • Area is suitable for children and young families
  • Enjoy views of the Olympic ski jumps and mountain ranges


  • Over 20 kilometres of wilderness snowshoe trails
  • Select dog-friendly terrain
  • Backcountry access

Facilities - Day Lodge

The beautiful full-service Whistler Olympic Park Day Lodge is where you’ll find friendly staff to help you make the most of your experience. Services available at the Day Lodge include:

  • Pass sales for skiing, snowshoeing or backcountry access
  • Lessons for all ages and abilities
  • Equipment and locker rentals
  • Ski tuning and public waxing facilities
  • Retail essentials
  • Change facilities with showers and toilets
  • First aid centre
  • Food service including snacks and warm beverages
  • Fireplace lounge and sun drenched deck
  • Meeting room and venue rentals available


Whistler Olympic Park cross country ski trail map

Recreational trail map (pdf)

Whistler Olympic Park and Callaghan Country offer more than 90 kilometresof recreational cross-country ski trails.

Whistler Olympic Park cross country Olympic competition course map

Olympic competition course map - Whistler Olympic Park (pdf)

Fifteen kilometres of competition trails are groomed and signed along with 25 kilometres of separate recreational (easier) trails, both of which are accessed from the same starting spot.

Whistler Olympic Park cross country Paralympic competition course map

Paralympic competition course map - Whistler Olympic Park (pdf)

All trails start from the day lodge adjacent to the cross-country stadium.

Call 1.800.WHISTLER (944.7853) to speak with a local travel consultant