Ziptrek Eagle Tour

Ziplining

Ziptrek Ecotours Inc.

Fly like an eagle over the Fitzsimmons Valley, and experience spectacular panoramic views of Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains. This tour features 5 ziplines across a course of treetop suspension bridges and sky high viewing platforms nestled in the old-growth rainforest . Perfect for adrenaline junkies and veteran zipliners, the biggest nail-biter is the newest 2400ft zipline that launches from Olympic Station on Whistler mountain at an elevation of 1,000 meters, and makes a 30 storey descent!

What you can expect

Meet at the Carleton Lodge -15 minutes prior to the start time
Read and sign Release of Liability prior to participating
Meet with tour guides and get fitted with harnesses and helmets
Take the chairlift from Whistler Village to Olympic Station
Zipline between the two mountains directly over the river
Heated & sheltered platforms minimize element exposure
One guide to connect (launch platform) and
One guide to disconnect (landing platform) each and every guest
Light stair climbing and trail walking unassisted

Duration

3 Hours

To-bring

  • Small still and video cameras are allowed if you can secure them in a pocket or have a wrist or neck strap
  • Go Pro/Contour style helmet cameras with accessory straps will fit helmet provided
  • Own ski goggles on snowy days - if wished
  • In summer please avoid wearing insect repellent containing DEET
  • No bags, purses or backpacks are allowed
  • Wear suitable outdoor clothing
  • In winter - wear layers of outdoor clothing
  • Wear the same thing you'd wear skiing or snowboarding
  • In summer - wear comfortable, supportive athletic or hiking shoes
  • Closed toe shoes are required

Highlights

  • 2400ft zipline with a 30 story descent
  • Ziplines cover over 33 acres of diverse terrain - old growth rain forest
  • Including second growth rain forest, steep cliff faces and lush forest floor
  • Spans between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and over the Fitzsimmons Creek
  • Outdoor ecological adventure
  • Walk on platforms and suspension bridges
  • No skill level or technical requirements to zip, the ziplines are gravity fed
  • Two tour guides per tour

Notes

  • Tours run throughout the day, every day of the year
  • An outdoor adventure activity that operates in all weather conditions
  • A maximum of 10 people on a tour and therefore can sell out quickly
  • Inquire about GoPro rentals and rain gear if needed

Meet location

Carleton Lodge - 4282 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Driving directions

  • The Carleton Lodge is at the base of Whistler Mountain across from the Whistler Gondola building.
  • If you're driving into Whistler from the South (Squamish/Vancouver), turn right at the lights on to Village Gate Boulevard (the main entrance to Whistler Village).
  • Follow the signs to the day skier parking lots - this is the best place to park. Walk from the parking lots towards the Whistler Village Gondolas.
  • Ziptrek Ecotours is located inside the Carleton Lodge right across from the gondolas - and next to the very well known Longhorn Saloon. Check in for tours will be at the main level of the Carleton Lodge.
  • In the summer months, Ziptrek is on the main floor inside "Garbanzo Bike & Bean". In the winter months, Ziptrek is located downstairs in the same building.

Location

Restrictions

  • Guest must be a minimum of 15 years old to zip without a guardian
  • All minors (18 years and under) require a guardian signature on their waiver
  • Every participant must read and sign our Release of Liability prior to participating
  • Ages 6 years old and up
  • Minimum weight 75 lbs
  • Upper weight limit 275 lbs
  • No tandem zipping available all guests will have to zip all 5 lines by themselves

Cancellation / Refund

  • 24 hour cancellation policy for individual bookings
  • Groups of 10 or more participants require 72 hours notice
  • Ziptrek reserves the right to cancel tours due to inclement weather, foreseeable hazards, insufficient bookings, or events beyond our control. In these events, full refunds will be made or alternative dates offered

When can I book this activity?

Available dates

All year round

Available days and times

You can book this activity at the following times:

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Number of guests allowed

Up to 10 guests

Comments

  • No tandem zipping available
  • All prices quoted are based on current 2017 rates and may be subject to change for the 2018 season

Regular rate

Senior (aged 65 – 80) $119.00 CAD
Adult (aged 15 – 64) $139.00 CAD
Youth (aged 6 – 14) $119.00 CAD

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