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Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour

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Whistler, Canada

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Guaranteed to delight travelers of all ages, this 2.5-hour snowshoe tour takes you through a mysterious forest and down an old trapper’s path known as the Medicine Trail. Gaze at giant cedar, fir, and hemlock trees, sample teas made from medicinal plants that grow on the route, and capture photographs of Trapper’s Cabin and Totem Pole Lake. A moderate level of fitness is required for this tour.
  • 2.5-hour snowshoe tour of the Medicine Trail from Whistler
  • Follow the frozen Medicine Trail, an old trapper's route that runs through a mysterious forest
  • See gigantic cedar and hemlock trees, and sample tea made from the trail's medicinal herbs
  • A moderate level of fitness is required for this activity
  • A family-friendly activity suited to lovers of the outdoors
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Departure Point

Carleton Lodge, 4280 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V8E 1B9, Canada

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Depending on the start time chosen at checkout, check in at the front desk of the Carlton Lodge in advance of 9am or 12pm. From here, you’ll board a vehicle for a 20-minute journey to the Callaghan Valley, home to the mysterious Medicine Trail.

After strapping on your snowshoes, you’ll embark on an old trapper’s trail that leads deep into the forest. Gaze at giant hemlock, cedar, and fir trees, pass by totem poles, and listen to local knowledge shared by your guide.

Then, stop at the Trapper’s Cabin—located beside Totem Pole Lake—to sample steaming tea made from the medicinal plants that grow on the Medicine Trail.

Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your Whistler departure point.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Must be able to walk for an extended period of time.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Canadian Wilderness Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour .

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Snowshoe in the valley
Christine_O
, Feb 2020
The snowshoe tour was fantastic! Ryan is a great guide with many interesting facts to share about the fauna and life in the beautiful forest. He was great with a novice snowshoer and we had a wonderful adventure. Delicious cookie and tea also.! Go snowshoeing!
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Fabulous tour!
Christine_O
, Feb 2020
The snowshoe hike was amazing! Ryan is really helpful with novices and shared a wealth of information about plants, trees. Ryan was great and I had a wonderful time in the snow. Thank you
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Product code: 2014P23

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