Excursion or walk to the Whistler Glacier

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Hiking at the Glacier
Take a trip to the snow and ice glacier that sits atop Whistler Mountain where your professional guide will teach you about glaciology and how to climb the glacier around crevasses like a mountaineer. No experience is required, you just need to be agile and fit.

Equipped with boots, crampons, an ice axe, a harness and a rope, your guide will lead you to the glacier at the top of Whistler Mountain. At the top, you will be able to enjoy the exceptional views of the Alps before descending.



 You will climb for about 45 minutes. Suitable for most children aged 12 and over.

The difficulty for this hike is rated as moderate.

Glacier Walk
This summer, take a snow and ice glacier walk atop Whistler Mountain and step into the natural landscape sculpted by ice and volcanoes! Equipped with boots, crampons and an ice axe, you will learn to walk and take a guided tour around Whistler Glacier.

Take a walk around the Whistler Glacier to travel back 10,000 years and learn about the formation of Coast Mountain glaciers, and you'll have a chance to play on ice and snow.

This tour is popular and suitable for people of all ages and abilities, especially families with young children. No experience is necessary. For families with children, the glacier hike is recommended.

The difficulty of this tour is classified as easy – suitable for most children 8 years and older.



Highlights

  • Done in English

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Whistler town plaza


Departure time :
Glacier Hike:

  • 10 30 pm
  • 14 00 pm

Glacier Walk:

  • 10 30 pm
  • 13 30 pm

Return details:
back to the starting point

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