Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy. There are a few different areas to choose from throughout Whistler ranging from free, frequently groomed valley trails to amazing trail networks for all abilities. You may simply rent the gear and get on your way or book onto a guided tour or lesson.
See below for some local resources or give us a call if you would like advise on what area would suit you and your family best.
This magnificent area boasts a network of over 30 km of groomed trails from beginner to advanced, with some amazing vistas overlooking Lost Lake and the surrounding mountains. It is conveniently located next to Whistler Village and you can arrange rentals and lessons for cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Cross Country Connection, located at the trail-head in the Passive Haus. If your days have been too busy, the Lost Lake area is open for night skiing also with around 4km of trails lit up.
The cross-country ski season typically runs mid-December to the end of March, depending on weather. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m..
* Kindly note that dogs are not permitted on the Lost Lake trails in the Winter.
The trail system at Whistler Olympic Park includes 56 kilometers of cross-country ski trails expertly groomed for both classic and skate skiing, ranging from beginner to expert caliber. Experience the magic of skiing under the stars with our network of night skiing trails. The Whistler Olympic Park trail system also includes over 20 km of wilderness snowshoe trails, select dog-friendly terrain, and backcountry-access.
*Only available in Winter
* Photo credit – Tourism Whistler
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