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5 Reasons To Hit Whistler’s Backcountry Tours

Whistler Backcountry

Take a deep breath, you’re gonna need it! Or maybe just a snorkel for these exciting Whistler adventures you will never forget. Get out of the resort and experience the untouched backcountry beauty. You could be flying high above the mountains getting fresh powder runs all day, comparing face shots with your new best friends Cat Skiing, or exploring the alpine bowls and panoramic views by Snowmobile.

5 Reasons To Hit Whistler’s Backcountry Tours

  1. No Crowds or Lineups
  2. Chairlifts are Bad for Your Back (just ask your physiotherapist)
  3. No wannabe Olympic Downhillers to hit you at 80kph.
  4. No Moguls!
  5. Friends on Powder Days

Did I Mention No Moguls!?

Heli Skiing & Boarding
Have you ever dreamed of flying high above the mountains, being dropped off on fresh powder runs that make you want to quit your day job and ski all day everyday? Powder Mountain Heli Skiing has over 4,300 acres, five peaks and 40% more snow than Whistler Blackcomb. Specializing in day trips for all levels, whether it be your first time or you’re a seasoned backcountry powder hound they have it for you. Untracked, unhurried, unnamed, un-crowded and unbelievable backcountry terrain with no moguls!

Snowmobiling
Get excited and explore Whistlers backcountry through a power perspective. The rush of adrenaline and the natural beauty of your surroundings will heighten your senses and leave you truly speechless! There are a variety of fully guided tours for all levels and ages such as the Night Rider, Fondue by Snowmobile to the Crystal hut on Blackcomb, the Callaghan Valley Wilderness Tour where you carve your way to a rustic cabin through the old growth forest on Sproatt Mountain. If you want try something more challenging you can rev it up through the rugged wilderness terrain on The Backcountry Tour, and for the more advanced sledder who wants to charge through deep powder, tackle the infamous staircase and rip through alpine bowls, the Powderhound tour is for you. Feel the rush and get out there and start exploring. 

Whistler Cat Skiing
Imagine your best day on the ski hill and now times it by 10! If you want the ultimate big powder experience then Powder Mountain Cat Skiing is for you. Reach extreme heights and charge through deep fresh powder with the comfort of your own Pisten Bully to take you back to the top. An average day of cat-skiing includes 7-9 epic untracked runs, over 7000 vertical feet of fresh powder, and best of all there are no crowds or lineups! Cat skiing is very reliable running in most weather conditions and easier on the wallet then Heli Skiing.

For help booking these amazing activities, call our friendly and knowledgeable booking agents toll free at 1-877­-932­-2280.

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