Hiking

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

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.

Ancient Cedars, a Tree-Huggers’ Paradise

Stretch your mind as you stretch your legs with a hike to Whistler's Ancient Cedar Forest - the best way to meet Whistler's oldest locals. These 900 year old old-growth trees are just waiting to be hugged. (Not that you'll be able to wrap your arms around their girth.)
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