Cross-Country skiing (Dave Heath photo)
Some of the best cross-country skiing near Vancouver takes place about a 35-minute drive away, at Cypress Mountain, where 19km/12mi of popular trails boast city, mountain and ocean views.
Cypress' close proximity to Vancouver means skiers can end the day enjoying the city’s restaurants and attractions.
Find additional cross-country ski trails in Whistler and the surrounding Vancouver, Coast and Mountains region.
Cross-Country Skiing at Cypress Mountain
At Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver, there are groomed trails for classic and skate skiing set amid idyllic snow-covered lakes and forest. There's night skiing, too. Glide along the popular "Sitzmark Trail" for views of the Gulf Islands, English Bay and downtown Vancouver, and then stop at historic Hollyburn Lodge for an indulgent fondue meal and other tasty fare.