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Whistler Ancient Glacier Discovery Tour

Explore an ancient glacier on a 2-hour guided hike in the stunning mountains of Whistler.
Where:Whistler, British Columbia
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Price for:1 Participant
Experience first-hand the magic of Whistler’s natural wonders.

Travel back 10,000 years to learn about how Coast Mountains glaciers were formed and to play on the snow and ice.

Your Glacier Discovery Tour begins with taking Whistler’s Peak 2 Peak Gondola to the top of the mountain. Your experienced guide will lead you through the rugged terrain as you enter an ecosystem vulnerable to climate change.

As you explore an alpine bowl formed by an ancient glacier, you’ll learn about glaciers’ fascinating history, science, and gain a deeper understanding of how important it is to preserve these natural wonders.

You’ll also experience glacier glissading, the thrill of sliding down glacier snow in the summer.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness the beauty and power and beauty of an ancient glacier before it disappears forever.

What's included:

  • Peak 2 Peak Lift Ticket
  • Professional guide
  • All necessary equipment.

Duration: approximately 2-hours

June, July, and August with tours daily at 9:30am and 1:30pm (depending on the weather and conditions). *
*Subject to availability

Need to know:

  • Minimum age for participation is 8 years.
  • Participants must be a minimum of 16 yrs old to climb without a guardian.
  • Minors (19 year & under) require a guardian’s signature on their waiver.
  • A moderate/average level of fitness is recommended.
  • The weather in the alpine can change fast. We recommend you bring waterproof clothing and extra layers.
  • Hiking boots - If you do not have your own hiking boots, the tour provider will have some you can borrow.
  • It is a great idea to bring  sunglasses and sunscreen as the snow in the alpine makes everything much brighter.
  • You are responsible for your own food and water.
  • Please allow 25 minutes for the gondola trip from Whistler Village and be at the top of the mountain 20 minutes prior to your hike departure time.

This experience takes place at Whistler, British Columbia.  VIEW MAP

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