Whistler : Canada’s winter wonderland.
ADVENTURE 1: WHISTLER SPECTACULAR !
Enjoy the exclusive privilege of skiing with superstar Olympic ski-cross Champion Ashleigh McIvor, Dogsled across a pristine silent snow landscape, jump into a snowcat or ski-do to your private spectacular mountaintop log cabin with 360 views of snowcapped mountain ranges, dine on a gourmet feast of British Columbia’s most succulent foods prepared by your private chefs, and sleep in the comfort of the log cabin. After a hearty breakfast, stop on your snowshoes and explore the mountaintop, learn how to, and them build, your own igloo, , dine like kings and then sleep in your beautiful snow home surrounded by sheepskins and candlelight !
We are thrilled Olympic gold medallist in SkiCross Ashleigh MacIvor has joined us as the exclusive Westcoast Adventures ski guide. Ashleigh is the Olympic Champion and Gold Medallist in SkiCross – an inspiring Canadian who beat the world in one of the world’s most gruelling sports imaginable.
This two night three day adventure in Canada’s winter wonderland begins when we collect you at your hotel and deliver you to the trailhead where you will meet your Dogsled Mushers and their friendly dogsled team. Then snuggle into your sled with a blanket and enjoy a spectacular sled ride through pristine sparkling snow terrain. You also have the option to mush your own sled. After this fantastic ride, you are delivered to the base camp where you meet meet Olympic Champion Ashleigh McIvor and your snowcat crew or, if you prefer, your snowmobile guide. Then its an invigorating ride up to the mountaintop with Ashleigh where you have a 360 degree view of mountain peaks. Here Ashleigh will provide you with a truly gold medal day of the finest Alpine skiing with the worlds finest ski cross skier in unmatchable Alpine terrain.
After skiing you enter your private spectacular log cabin where you enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner served by private chefs and you spend the night. After a hearty mountain breakfast you are taken on a snowshoe walk around this mountain paradise. Then, while you enjoy a packed lunch, your igloo instuctors show you how to build your own igloo, and then you build it. A gourmet dinner is served in your snow kitchen surrounded by starlight, and then you sleep in your own cosy igloo surrounded by luxurious sheepskins and candlelight. You awaken to see the sun shining through your igloo dome, and after breakfast travel back down the mountain as you say a happy farewell to this magic world and its back to your hotel.
Building and sleeping in an igloo is a thrilling, ispiring and unforgettable experience – the memory of a lifetime!
Photo credits: Cabin and snowmobile shots – Blake Jorgenson : Igloo shot- Michael Harding: Lodge shots – Callaghan Country
Waking to the dawn light illuminating the inside of an igloo is a moment of Euphoria
The coolest hotel in the world “
Building an igloo with Westcoast Adventures: British Airways Inflight Magazine”
January 2002 JOHN LEE
ADVENTURE 2: WHISTLER OVERNIGHT DOGSLED, SNOWSHOE AND GOURMET IGLOO ADVENTURE !
An unforgettable adventure – a true lifetime memory
From Whistler Village we take you to the dog sled base camp where you meet your friendly sled dogs and your personal musher. Snuggle up in your sled with a warm blanket and off you go as your expert musher guides you through some of the world’s most beautiful terrain amid snow capped mountains and the thrilling whoosh of your sled as the dog team cascades you through sparkling snow as you breathe in the invigorating air.
After your sled ride, you will meet the igloo team in a beautiful snow valley. While enjoying a delicious hot soup and a tasty packed lunch with hot liquids you will be shown how to build an igloo. Then your team will guide you while you build your igloo home for the night.
Snow blocks are cut and formed into one of the most ancient and perfect architectural shapes the world has known. When finished, sheepskins, luxurious thermarests, winter sleeping bags and candles are added for a truly cosy night.
A mouth-watering gourmet dinner with fine wine is served in your snow kitchen beneath the stars, and after dessert it’s off to bed in your igloo. In the morning a hearty breakfast and you have the opportunity to snowshoe the terrain as you say goodbye to the igloo valley.
Price – based on two participants $6000.00
Photo credit: Michael Harding – the BBC Amazing Spaces crew.
Call now to discuss your Whistler Adventure:
Tel : 001-604-662-7209