Whistler Alpine Day Hike

By Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

If you like scenic mountaintop vistas while also getting some exercise, this is the alpine day hike for you! Ride the Whistler Gondola to the high alpine and venture outside the Whistler Blackcomb ski area boundary along Piccolo and Flute summits. Gaze down at Cheakamus Lake and across to a magnificent view of Black Tusk.

What you can expect

Ride the Whistler Gondola to the high alpine and venture outside the Whistler Blackcomb ski area boundary along Piccolo and Flute summits. Gaze down at Cheakamus Lake and across to a magnificent view of Black Tusk.

Observe wild alpine meadow flora and if you are lucky resident fauna such as a marmot or bear!

This is an absolute Whistler classic – a hiking experience you don’t want to miss on any summer vacation in Whistler.

Highlights

  • Cheakamus Lake and Black Tusk views
  • This hike is a Whistler classic
  • Amazing photo opportunities

To-bring

  • Weatherproof shell jacket and pants. Shorts are acceptable depending on conditions
  • Warm layer(s)
  • 2 pairs of socks, preferably synthetic or wool hiking socks
  • Light gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera
  • Small Backpack
  • Personal items you require for a day in the outdoors

PLEASE NOTE - Complete details about your activity, including exact location, what to bring, cancellation policies and arrival information will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.

Meet location

Tours will meet at the Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures mountaintop office 15 minutes prior to departure. The ride on the Whistler Gondola from the village takes approximately 30 minutes. To get to the mountaintop office, please take the Whistler Gondola all the way to the top (the second stop). The mountaintop office is located at the top of the Gondola about 100m straight down the path as you unload. It is the last cabin on the right with signage for Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

Restrictions

  • All guests must sign a release of liability waiver prior to participating in any activity. Guests who are 19 years and older sign their own waiver. Guests under the age of 19 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver on their behalf
  • It is strongly recommended that you purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance upon booking and Emergency Evacuation insurance. A recommended insurance provider is Tugo.Com or call 1800 663 0399 if required

Notes

  • Difficulty level rated as moderate to difficult
  • A lift ticket for Whistler Mountain is required for this tour. Peak 2 Peak lift tickets are available for purchase through our office
6 Hours
5 – 85
No limit on number of guests

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