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Get Festive with these Fun Whistler Outdoor Activities

As the New Year creeps closer, it’s time to enjoy the holiday season while it’s here.

There are tons of fun festive activities in Whistler that are great for getting into the holiday spirit. Winter in Whistler is always a magical time, pair that with the holiday cheer and you’ve got yourself one amazing place to experience the season.

Whistler Blackcomb Skiing Snowboarding

Whistler is home to an endless supply of outdoor winter activities, from skiing and snowboarding to dog sledding and horse-drawn sleigh rides. If you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors this holiday season, Whistler is the place to be.

Ski & Snowboard on Whistler Blackcomb

Is your idea of the perfect white Christmas spending all day skiing or snowboarding? Shred the slopes every day over the holidays on the world-renowned Whistler Blackcomb mountains. The ski season has just begun and more snow is on the way!

Whistler Blackcomb has received 50+ cm of snow in the past 3 days, and it’s expecting another 75+ cm to arrive starting on December 13th. Take advantage of the early season with quieter slopes and more elbow room at après.

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Take a Snowmobile Tour with The Adventure Group

Jump on a snowmobile for a guided tour through pristine backcountry snow. Whistler snowmobiling tours are great for all levels of riders, with a number of different tours to choose from. Grab the whole family for a gentle cruise through the snow, or head into advanced backcountry areas for powder riding.

The diverse terrain of Whistler’s backcountry gives The Adventure Group a reputation for some of the most incredible snowmobile tours in the world.

Whistler Snowshoeing tours

Start a Snowshoeing Adventure

Take a journey into the snowy depths of Whistler Mountain on a snowshoe tour. The best way to experience Whistler’s winter wonderland, snowshoeing is perfect for families, friends, and groups looking to experience beautiful tree-lined trails, spectacular views, and some wildlife native to the area.

Get into the Holiday Spirit with a Horse-drawn Sleigh Tour

Experience a memorable horse-drawn sleigh tour in Whistler's great outdoors. An adventure suitable for any age group, sleigh rides are an excellent way to get into the holiday spirit. Slide smoothly across snow while enjoying the crisp winter air, comfortable padded bench seats, and warm blankets to get cozy.

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Go Dog Sledding in Callaghan Valley

Experience a truly Candian activity – dog sledding. Join a professional musher and learn how to handle a dog sled then ride along a mix of open and winding trails. Take an unforgettable winter journey through the magnificent old growth forest of the Callaghan Valley.

While on your adventure you can stop for a rest at an abandoned trapper’s camp on Totem Lake and learn about the history of Canadian fur trappers and their dog sledding escapades.

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane