"Do you want to build a snowman?"
Are you visiting Vancouver or new to the area and want to see what all the hype of "Beautiful British Columbia" is about? Or maybe just a little inexperienced and need someone to show you the ropes?
Rated for beginner to intermediate level hikers and adventure seekers who are looking to challenge themselves a little, with the support of a guide and small group.
Whether you are booking as a group or flying solo, we have a trip for you.
Private tours available, contact us for availability if you do not see your preferred date on our calendar.
*All tours include Round trip transportation from Vancouver, snowshoes, poles, a complimentary water bottle and small snack.
Total Time: 8 hours | Price: $225
Snowshoeing to Cheakamus Lake is one of the easiest trails in Garibaldi Park. Well suited for those wanting to get out there, yet want to take it easy. It's also good for those with knee issues, since there is very minimal elevation gain. You will snowshoe on winter wonderland trails through coniferous forests enjoying your connection with nature. At the lake, enjoy a chocolate fondue snack along with your packed lunch.
Cheakamus Lake Weather Forecast:
Total Time: 13 hours | Price: $250
Venture through forest lined with waterfalls to the alpine where you will find magnificent views of Mt Garibaldi and Atwell Peak, which is actually a volcanic pinnacle. Not to mention breathtaking views of Howe Sound. This is a moderate snowshoe excursion that is great for those who have some previous aerobic conditioning and want to try a longer trail. Can be a day or multi day hike (See below) The hut is solar powered with lights, gas fireplace and cooking elements. Perfectly warm for a cold afternoon or evening.
After Spending the day snowshoeing to Elfin Lakes, take the rest of the day to relax, or play in the snow. In the winter stay in the warm cozy hut overnight, maybe do some snowing stargazing in the evening? This hut is not as rugged as one might think, It's continuously warm! The hut has propane heating, propane lights, hot plates, bunk beds and pit toilets. Weather you choose to spend some quite time relaxing in your bunk or socializing with guests of the hut, the choice is yours. People form all over the world find their way to this hut, so it can be busy in the winter. You may even see people building snow caves to sleep in outside ;)
Elfin Lakes (area) Weather Forecast:
Total Time: 11 hours | Price: $225
Snowshoeing to Garibaldi Lake makes for a good day of exploring well forested switchbacks in the midst of winter. Enjoy a scenic lookout of the Sea to Sky Valley on the way. This snowshoe is a popular one in the winter and recommended for those who are already moderately active. You will get one heck of a workout, while enjoying the serene snow. Don't worry, we can take many rest-stops along the way! Food shelters are a pleasant refuge to take a break from the weather. Having a hot lunch here would be so enjoyable.
Garibaldi Lake (area) Weather Forecast:
Total Time: 10 hours | Price: $275
Not only is this hike gorgeous in the summer, it's stunning in the winter too! Enjoy snowshoeing up a smooth and wide trail with ample views of mountains and valleys. See the countless trees covered with snow. Snowshoeing to Joffre Lakes is not technical and is great for beginners looking for a bit more of a challenge.
Joffre Lakes (area) Weather Forecast: