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Backcountry skiing areas in the rugged Coast Mountains are graced with an abundance of snow – some peaks can receive up to 15m/49ft of powder annually.
The Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region offers a huge variety of backcountry skiing adventures, ranging from a quick Vancouver day-trip to remote multi-day tours. Find fresh powder near Pemberton, Sechelt, Hope, or on the North Shore. Nearby Whistler also has great backcountry ski terrain.
Backcountry skiing and avalanche safety courses are available in Vancouver and Pemberton. Backcountry skiing here is mostly self-guided, but some companies run guided backcountry trips in Pemberton. Trips range from one to seven days and cover diverse terrain. Spend nights in a tent or relax at a luxurious backcountry lodge.
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Based in Whistler, amidst British Columbia's spectacular Coast Mountains, as our name suggests Powder Guides focuses on powder skiing. Whether it is the Whistler backcountry, multi-day ski touring, heli-skiing or an avalanche safety courses, Powder Guides will deliver an exceptional guided skiing experience. With Whistler ski guides specializing in avalanche skills training & backcountry skiing adventures, we know how & where to find the best powder snow stashes in the Coast Range. We also offer an array of backcountry ski tour & heli-ski trips throughout western Canada & around the world. Come join us for your next backcountry ski adventure.
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218-4293 Mountain Square
Whistler, British Columbia
Coast Range Heliskiing is one of Whistler's premier boutique heli-skiing & boarding operations. CRH operates exclusively in groups of 4-5 guests, which means more skiing & less waiting. With 80,937 ha (200,000 ac) of terrain, from wide open powder bowls to secluded tree skiing & an annual snowfall of 10+ metres, you can be sure to have an unforgettable powder experience. We welcome intermediate to expert skiers & riders & ensure you ski with others of similar ability. Book your Coast Range Heliskiing adventure today & find out why we're Whistler's boutique heliskiing outfitter of choice!
The Whistler Olympic Park offers a variety of seasonal recreational activities such as cross country skiing, biathlon, snowshoeing, tobogganing, horseback riding, trail biking & interpretive tours.
A venue for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Olympic Park is the first Olympic Nordic venue to include all three traditional Nordic sport stadiums in one site: cross-country, ski jumping & biathlon.
The park is located 16 kilometres southwest of Whistler in the Callaghan Valley.