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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Whistler Valley Hiking Maps

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
Self-Guided Snowshoe Package A wonderful introduction to winter, snowshoeing is a refreshing, low-impact activity that harnesses the skill of walking – so everybody from toddler to senior can do it! From $35 per person
Trappers Trail Experience the Backcountry and Squamish Lilwat First nations culture. From $89 per person
Natural Mystic Tour Head up Whistler Mountain, feed the birds and play on the snow slides. From $99 per person
The Medicine Trail Go deep into the old-growth forest of the Callaghan Valley and learn about traditional uses of the forest that our great ancestors lived by. From $89 per person
Snowshoe Eagle Ridge This scenic tour combines backcountry snowshoeing with the Squamish Lil’wat First nations culture. From $99 per person
Snowshoe Wild Spirit Just south of Whistler lies the “Wild Spirit Lands” a traditional place of worship for young people to go and be one with their traditional lands. Join us on an intermediate snowshoe tours through those sacred lands. 2.5 hours in duration From $99 per person
Winter Wonderland This guided Whistler snowshoeing tour provides the perfect combination of instruction, views and light exercise. From $109 per person
Snowshoe Eagle Summit This advanced snowshoe tour takes you deep into the Callaghan valley where you will view eagles in their natural habitat, spectacular views overlooking the Olympic Nordic venue and learn more about Squamish Lil’wat first nations people. From $129 per person

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