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Cheakamus River Snowshoe Trail in Whistler

One of my favourite places to snowshoe in Whistler is a loop along the banks of the Cheakamus River using the Farside and Riverside Trails. You’ll snowshoe through the gorgeous snowy forest, get views of the river canyon, and cross a spectacular suspension bridge. The Cheakamus River snowshoe trail is rated easy to moderate, so …

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Where to Go Snowshoeing in Manning Park, BC

I know it’s a bold statement, but I think Manning Park is the best place to snowshoe in southwestern BC. Here’s why snowshoeing in Manning Park is so awesome: Easy drive from Greater Vancouver on a plowed and sanded highway. Usually low avalanche risk.  Better weather and fluffier snow than the coast.  No stupidly steep …

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Where to Go Snowshoeing in Whistler

Whistler might be best known for skiing, but it has great snowshoeing too. (And it’s waaaay less expensive than skiing!) In this guide to snowshoeing in Whistler I’ll give you info and directions for 10 different trails ranging from super-flat beginner trails to all-day epics treks in the backcountry. The bonus is that 8 of …

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Where to Go Snowshoeing in Vancouver

Savvy Vancouver hikers know they don’t have to stop hitting the trails in winter… they just have to get some snowshoes. In this guide to Vancouver snowshoeing, you’ll get info and directions for 10 different trails ranging from super-flat beginner trails to epic treks to mountain summits. They are easy to follow with winter markings …

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Where to Go Snowshoeing in the Fraser Valley Near Vancouver

If you live in Vancouver’s Fraser Valley, you probably don’t want to drive all the way to the North Shore to go snowshoeing. After all, you’ve got tons of mountains right in your backyard. Whether you are a snowshoe virgin or have years of experience, there are lots of places to go snowshoeing in the …

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How to Snowshoe and Ski at Dakota Ridge on the Sunshine Coast, BC

Dakota Ridge near Sechelt is the best place to cross-country ski or snowshoe on the Sunshine Coast. It’s a community-run ski area with a network of fun trails through the forest. I lived in Gibsons for five months in the winter of 2020/21. My husband and I bought season’s passes for Dakota Ridge and headed …

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