Flying above Whistler with Harbour Air

After spending a summer exploring, hiking and camping around Whistler I couldn't think of a better way to end my time there than to see it from the air. To look down on the village that had been my home for the last two years and to see almost every lake I hiked to and... Continue Reading →

7 Short and Beautiful Hikes Around Whistler

If you want to get outside and see everything that Whistler has to offer, but you don't have either the time, the energy or the equipment for one of the big hikes, then here are 7 short, easy and popular hikes that can show you the best of Whistler, from turquoise lakes to crashing waterfalls,... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Wedgemount Lake

Before You Go This is one of the hardest hikes I did while in Whistler. It's a very steep and uneven trail, gaining 1220m elevation in only 7km, and it takes around 4 - 6 hours for the 14km round trip. The lake is glacier fed but you can swim if you're brave enough. There... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Rainbow Lake

Before You Go The trailhead is a short walk or bike ride from Alta Lake so it's perfect if you don't have a car. It takes around 4 - 5 hours for the 16km round trip, the path is well marked and you only gain 850m elevation, so it's one of the shortest and easiest... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Joffre Lakes

Before You Go You'll need a car to get to the car park at the trailhead as it's an hour and 20 minutes drive north of Whistler. Along the way, you'll drive past the lovely Green Lake, the trailhead for Nairn Falls and the town of Pemberton, where you should definitely stop at the Mile... Continue Reading →

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