Hiking

Let your feet take you to ancient cedar groves, meadows of wildflowers and rugged peaks.

Whistler Hiking: Good Gear For Up Here

Summer is hiking season in Whistler, The Insider looks at 10 pieces of this season's hottest hiking gear to enjoy the freedom of the hills.

Whistler’s Ancient Cedars Hike: Old Trees, New Trail

Winter is coming but there's time for one last hike before the snows hit the valley floor. With new trail and signage upgrades Whistler's Ancient Cedars trail is the perfect last hike of the season. Thousand year old trees always impress and the mushrooms are phenomenal this time of year.

Whistler Hiking: Wedgemount Lake Trail

Autumn and winter are coming up fast so how about one last Whistler alpine hike to cap off an epic summer? The Insider heads up to Wedgemount Lake.

Stop and Smell the Wildflowers: Whistler Alpine Hiking

Life is about taking the time to stop and smell the flowers. Especially if you're hiking atop Whistler Mountain.

Whistler Hiking: Rainbow Lake Trail

Tall trees, rushing rivers, marshland boardwalks and pristine alpine views. The hike to Rainbow Lake is a true Whistler Classic, but at 16 km round-trip you gotta be willing to work for it.

6 Perfect Spots on Whistler’s Valley Trail

Whistler's Valley Trail was one of BC's first paved bike trails and, 30 years later, remains one of Whistler's greatest assets. The Insider dishes up some history and our 6 favourite spots.

Whistler Glacier Tours: Scenery, Snow and Sliding

Hiking on a glacier is one of those Whistler summer "must-dos." And there's just something hard core about walking around with an ice axe.

Cheakamus Lake Hike: Free of Snow and Good to Go

Early season hiking up to Cheakamus Lake is the perfect way to transition from spring to summer. Fresh air, great views, and good fishing at the top.

Whistler Hiking – An Introduction

It's easy to experience the magic and relaxation of the wilderness around Whistler, just strap on your hiking boots. Here are six classic Whistler-area hikes to help get you moving.

A Guide to Sea to Sky Waterfalls

Waterfalls are both intense and relaxing at the same time. Call it the duality of nature if you like, we call it good clean fun for the whole family (plus a time-warp!) Check out this list of the Sea To Sky's best waterfalls.

Head for the Hills – Whistler’s Best Alpine Hikes

RISE UP. The most accessible alpine in the Northwest awaits. Bike it. Hike it. Hitch a gondola ride. But don't linger in the valley when you can stand on the shoulders of giants. Our Whistler Insider rounds up her favourite three alpine hikes to tick this summer.
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