3 Ways to Explore Vancouver and Whistler This Winter

If you are an adventure traveller, a weekend in the big city may not be sitting on the top of your adventure bucket list. We are blessed to live in a city that is close to nature. Here are 3 ways that you can get out and enjoy the fresh mountain air this winter in Vancouver and Whistler, BC.

Into The Wild tour company in Vancouver offers biking and hiking tours for people of all ages. Day trips and private outings for groups of 6 to 12 people will take you out of the concrete jungle and into the surrounding mountains and valleys.

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Their One Day Escape will take you hiking through Lynn Canyon Park to admire the ancient old growth forest, across suspension bridges and over waterfalls. Then, you will drive to Pitt Meadows for a relaxing bike ride along the Trans Canada Trail.

This 7-hour tour is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and costs only $125 per person. Book a One Day Escape or arrange your own private trip at www.intothewild.ca

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Voted among the top ski destinations in North America, Whistler Backcomb Resort receives over 2 million people visitors each year. Being the largest ski resort in North America, you can shred the slopes from dawn to dusk and only touch a fraction of the mountain.

So how do you ensure that make the most out of your ski trip? Hire a Private Mountain Guide! Extremely Canadian has been operating in Whistler BC since 1994. They offer Steep Skiing Clinics, Private Lessons and Backcountry Adventures in Whistler and other exotic skiing locations around the globe.

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Always wanted to explore the backcountry but not sure where to start? Their Intro to Backcountry adventure can show you the ropes for $229. Professional Private Guides can be hired on for $699 for the entire day.

For details on all of Extremely Canadians offerings and to book your next adventure, visit their website at http://www.extremelycanadian.com/

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There is much more to do in Whistler during the winter than just ski. Blackcomb Sleigh Rides has been operating as Whistler’s premier sleigh ride operator for 20 years. They can tell you all you want to know about their beautiful Percheron draft horses, the local flora and fauna and history of area.

Sleigh rides start as low as $50 for Adults and $27.50 for kids. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, then warm up at the cabin beside a wood fire with a cup of hot chocolate.

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Want to surprise a loved one with a special gift? How about a scenic mountain sleigh ride with a 4-course gourmet fondue dinner? This is guaranteed to impress and is only $115 per person. Or why not kick it up a notch and book a private romantic sleigh ride for two, starting at $350.

For more information and book a sleigh ride directly, visit their website athttp://blackcombsleighrides.com/

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Whether you are a local or just visiting for the weekend, the greater Vancouver area and Whistler always have something exciting explore. Want more ideas of ways to adventure around BC? Want to have your business featured by Adventure Bucket List? Drop us a line at info@adventurebucketlist.com

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