Welcome to Callaghan Country! We are located in the heart of British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range, just 20 minutes south from Whistler Village and 1.5 hours north of Vancouver.
Callaghan Country is a unique wilderness adventure operation featuring the Alexander Falls Touring Centre providing convenient access to a full range of SKI CALLAGHAN experiences including classic, skate, and wilderness cross-country skiing, dog-friendly trails, as well as forest and meadow snowshoeing, magnificent alpine ski touring slopes, and deep, deep powder. At the heart of this landscape, 13.8 kilometres (8.4 miles) up from the nearest road, sits Journeyman Lodge, a well-appointed backcountry inn boasting friendly hospitality, great food, and comfortable accommodation for up to 24 people.
As a partner of Ski Callaghan we provide access to North America's premier Nordic Ski area with over 130 km of groomed Nordic trails.
Whether you're an experienced cross-country skier or new to the sport, Whistler Olympic Park offers a serene and inspiring natural setting to explore during the winter season. As the venue for the Nordic events at the 2010 Winter Games, the Park features nearly 55 kilometres of world-class ski trails, ranging from easy to advanced in difficulty.
Ski at your own pace or with family and friends through the old-growth forests and dreamy meadows of the beautiful Callaghan Valley. Climb up to different viewpoints for breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountain ranges. And don't forget – your furry friend can join in, as we have dog-friendly skiing options!
If you're new to cross-country skiing, take a lesson with one of our experienced instructors. We offer rental packages for classic and skate skiing in a range of sizes from toddler to adult. And if you're unsure which technique is best for you or what to wear, check out our handy Know Before You Go guide for more information.
Visit Canada’s most popular Cross Country Skiing Area! Our Cross Country Skiing Trails are located in our Nordic Area on Hollyburn Ridge just 30 minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver, right at the city’s door step. 19 km of groomed & track set cross country ski trails (7.5 km of which are lit for night skiing) are yours to discover. Whether you are a skate or a classic skier, a beginner or an expert, there is terrain here for everyone. With the largest ski school in Canada our experts will get you out skiing in no time.
There's no better way to experience the beauty of SilverStar than exploring our cross-country trails. Begin with over 55 km of trails at SilverStar, varying in difficulty from Green to Blue to Black. A dual mountain cross-country ski pass will then allow you to explore an additional 50 km of connecting trails at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre.
Lost Lake Park features over 30 km of cross-country skiing trails with incredible views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy a circuit on the groomed trails, night skiing or a lesson to improve your skills. Snowshoeing is also available at the park, which is just a short walk from Whistler Village.
GLIDE ACROSS 60km's OF TRANQUIL BEAUTY
This is Nordic skiing at its best! Our cross-country trail network covers 64 kilometres of regularly groomed terrain, which offers perfect conditions consistently. Manning Park season passes are available for families, children, adults, and seniors and include passholder perks and reciprocal savings at other ski resorts.
Nipika Mountain Resort, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, is a winter paradise with 50km of classic and skate cross-country ski trails, over 30km of fat bike trails, and additional snowshoe trails. There are flat, rolling, and hilly trails with mountain and river views. Luxury log cabin accommodations are on the property, along with rental equipment, a pond for skating, and toboggan hill. There is a ski school offering lessons throughout the winter season.
Nipika’s trails are open year round and are geared towards mountain biking, trail running, and hiking in the warmer months. Spectacular every season.
Dakota Ridge Ski Areas
Dakota Ridge on BC’s Sunshine Coast is a 1,532 acre plateau featuring 20 kilometres of world-class groomed and track-set cross-country ski trails (classic and skate) and 8 kilometres of snowshoe trails plus acres of backcountry terrain. The trails wind through old-growth forests and open areas in a beautiful subalpine setting. Topping out at 1,200 metres, amazing views of the Coast Mountains, Vancouver Island, and Georgia Straight capture the magic of the Sunshine Coast.
The Panorama Nordic Centre at Greywolf offers more than 20+ km of regularly groomed trails dedicated to cross-country skiing. There's a new Fat Tire biking trail too. Through forest and alongside Toby Creek, the cross-country specific trails provide an uncrowded experience in spectacular mountain scenery.
Please pay for trail fees at the Panorama Nordic Centre, located at the Greywolf Golf Course Clubhouse. You can also pick up your Nordic ticket at the Guest Services Desk in Ski Tip Lodge.
Over 37 kilometers of impeccably groomed and track set trails are accessible right from the village and your hotel. Truly unique to Sun Peaks, guests can hop aboard the Morrisey Express chairlift for exceptional access to seemingly endless backcountry terrain and scenic mountain views off the Holy Cow trail. Or ski with the entire family—including the dog—on the pet-friendly route to the McGillivray Lake Outpost warming hut.