Snowshoeing in Whistler

  • The easiest way to experience a winter wonderland– if you can walk, you can snowshoe!
  • Follow trails deep into the forest to see snow-covered old growth trees and spot birds and animals
  • Fun for all ages and abilities - simply bring warm clothing and a sense of adventure
  • Rent modern snowshoes and explore by yourself, take a guided tour or combine with another activity


Snowshoeing is a fun winter activity that needs no special skills and can be enjoyed at any pace. If you can walk, then you will be able to strap on a pair of snowshoes and head out to into a winter wonderland. It’s a perfect activity for the whole family, with snowshoes also available in kids sizes.

Snowshoe Tours

If you have never been snowshoeing before, joining a tour is a great way to learn just how much fun this popular Canadian sport can be, and how beautiful the forest trails are in deep winter. Expert guides will teach you how to use the snowshoes effectively in different snow conditions, lead you on a walk and add to the experience with information on Whistler’s gorgeous natural landscapes and winter culture.

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Self-Guided Snowshoeing

If you want to explore the trails on your own, both Lost Lake Park and Ski Callaghan offer a network of snowshoe-specific trails for you to explore (an entrance fee is required for these venues). All trails are clearly signed and maintained, with detailed maps available so you can choose your own adventure. Snowshoe rentals are available at the day lodges, along with food, drinks and other activities.

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Ski Callaghan Snowshoe Trail Map

I have my own snowshoes - any other snowshoe trails in Whistler?

Whistler has a network of hiking trails which are perfect for snowshoeing in the winter, although they are not maintained and signage may be minimal. Recommendations include the Sea to Sky Trail, Cheakamus Trails and the new Train Wreck Trail. Pop by the Whistler Visitor Centre for maps and current conditions.

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Dog-Friendly Snowshoe Trails

Dogs are not allowed in Lost Lake Park, but there are dog-friendly trails at Ski Callaghan so you can take your best friend along. Dogs are also allowed on Whistler’s hiking trails.

Tour Description Price
The Medicine Trail Walk through a forest full of mystery along an old trapper’s path. Learn traditional knowledge while you snowshoe and sample healing teas from plants that grow along The Medicine Trail. From $89 per person
Snowshoe Teepee Tour Enjoy the lure of the local first nation’s wild spirit lands on this introductory guided snowshoe tour. Explore a forest steeped in tradition and venture through snow covered trails to our exclusive backcountry teepee. Hear a brief history of the area’s traditional uses and local first nations ways. Enjoy a hot drink and a snack on Whistler’s most unique snowshoe teepee adventure. From $89 per person
Natural Mystic Tour Perfect for first-timers! Ride the gondola up Whistler Blackcomb, then strap on your snowshoes for a trip through freshly fallen snow in pristine old growth forest. This tour is famous for its nature and wildlife viewing. You can also try our amazing snow slides that are fun for the whole family!. From $99 per person
Winter Wonderland On this intermediate tour, experience the solitude of freshly fallen snow in the forests and enjoy the views of Whistler Valley below. Your journey begins by riding up the gondola up the mountain to the trailhead. As you descend to Whistler Village, you’ll discover wild birds and animal tracks, stopping for a hot beverage and trail treat along the way. From $109 per person
Snowshoe Tour - Whistler (Half Day) Get away from the crowds and stomped out snow to experience the pristine natural beauty and fresh snow at a hidden gems. You will explore through soft powdery snow while taking in the striking natural views. Enjoy an interpretive tour led by a professional guide. From $119 per person
Snowshoe Tour - Whistler (Full Day) Our exquisite snowshoe hikes are designed to please. Ranging from those seeking a more leisurely journey with extraordinary sights to those wanting to tackle an exhilarating adventure. Enjoy an interpretive tour led by a professional guide. From $169 per person
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