Wilderness Hike Half Day


Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

Get a glimpse of the spectacular wilderness the Whistler region has to offer on one of our half-day interpretive hikes. You will be guided through easy to moderate terrain boasting magnificent views of the local mountains, alpine lakes and rugged glaciers that Whistler is famous for.

What you can expect

Known as one of the best ski resorts in the world, Whistler has no shortage of outdoor activities. During the summer months, the snow melts away to reveal an outdoor playground for hiking and outdoor enthusiasts.

This is a round trip from Whistler Village and provides an excellent activity for a nice summer day in Whistler.


3-4 Hours


  • Weatherproof shell jacket and pants. Shorts are acceptable depending on conditions
  • Warm layer(s)
  • 2 pairs of socks, preferably synthetic or wool hiking socks
  • Light gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera
  • Small Backpack
  • Personal items you require for a day in the outdoors

Weather requirements

  • At the top of the Gondola you step out into the great Canadian alpine where weather and conditions can change fast – it is good to be prepared.


  • Easy to Moderate Terrain
  • Interpretive Guide
  • Magnificent views of local mountains, alpine lakes, and rugged glaciers


  • Tours run DAILY

Meet location

Tours are offered in a variety of locations, depending on conditions. Meeting location will be determined at time of booking



  • All guests must sign a release of liability waiver prior to participating in any activity. Guests who are 19 years and older sign their own waiver. Guests under the age of 19 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver on their behalf
  • It is strongly recommended that you purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance upon booking and Emergency Evacuation insurance. A recommended insurance provider is Tugo.Com or call 1800 663 0399 if required

Cancellation / Refund

  • Within 24 hour cancellation notice will result in a 100% forfeit
  • Outside of 24 hours - $25 penalty to reschedule
  • If conditions force Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures to cancel a course or trip they will do all they can to accommodate you at another date. If this isn’t possible you will receive a full refund. They reserve the right to decline rescheduling dates based on availability

When can I book this activity?

Available dates

Available days and times

You can book this activity at the following times:


Number of guests allowed

No limit on guests number


  • Price excludes tax
  • Price is based on current rates for 2017 and subject to change for the 2018 season
  • Regular Rate is per person, based on a minimum of 2 or more people

Regular rate

Adult (aged 19 – 90) $109.00 CAD
Youth (aged 5 – 18) $89.00 CAD

Single Person Booking

Price based on one person booking

Price for entire reservation $209.00 CAD

Private Group

Private Hike up to 6 people. Families with young children must book Private Group Rate to receive additional guides and attention, along with extended tour length to accommodate a relaxed pace.

Price for entire reservation $449.00 CAD

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