Did you know that Whistler is also a fantastic destination for cross-country skiing? With over 160 kilometers of trails, Whistler boasts one of the largest and most diverse cross-country skiing networks in North America.
Whether you are an experienced cross-country skier or a beginner, Whistler has something for you. The trails are groomed daily, and there are trails suitable for every level of skier, from easy, flat trails for beginners to more challenging terrain for advanced skiers.
One of the most popular cross-country skiing areas in Whistler is Lost Lake Park, which offers over 30 kilometers of trails. The park has a mix of beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails, as well as some beautiful scenic trails that wind through the forest and along the lake. The trails are well-marked, and there are several warming huts and rest stops along the way.
For those who want a more challenging experience, Whistler Olympic Park is the place to go. The park was built for the 2010 Winter Olympics and offers over 50 kilometers of trails. The trails are groomed to Olympic standards and feature a mix of classic and skate skiing trails. The park is also home to several biathlon and ski jumping facilities, and visitors can try their hand at these sports with a lesson or guided tour.
Another popular cross-country skiing destination in Whistler is Callaghan Valley. The valley is home to the Whistler Olympic Park and is located just south of Whistler. The valley offers over 90 kilometers of trails, including several backcountry trails that wind through the beautiful Callaghan Valley. The trails offer a mix of terrain, from flat and easy to steep and challenging, and are suitable for skiers of all levels.
If you are new to cross-country skiing or want to improve your skills, Whistler offers several ski schools and lessons. The ski schools offer group and private lessons, and the instructors are experienced and knowledgeable. The lessons are tailored to your level, and the instructors can help you improve your technique and confidence on the trails.
Did you know you can buy real estate in Whistler that allows for cross-country ski access? Ask me to show you where!