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Itinerary
Make your way to the Carlton Lodge in Whistler Village, arriving at a meeting point 30 minutes prior to departure.

Leave Whistler Village for Callaghan Valley, a 20- to 25-minute trip to the south. Upon arrival, you’ll be fitted with a full face helmet and goggles, as well as boots and cold-weather gear as needed.

Start with a short training session on how to handle a snowmobile—a guide will also be on hand throughout the day, and you’ll be exploring terrain that’s a good fit for beginning riders. Set out along a snowmobile trail through the Callaghan Valley, watching for wildlife as you ride through the forest, which opens up to great views across the valley.

Your turnaround point is the NorthAir gold mine, where tons of gold was extracted from the earth before the mine closed down in the 1980s. After some time to see the abandoned site, begin the return trip to the trailhead for return transfer to Whistler Village.
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Overview
Drive a snowmobile through the Callaghan Valley on a 3-hour snowmobile tour from Whistler that explores the abandoned NorthAir gold mine site. You’ll follow broad, winding trails to an open area that’s a perfect ‘play area’ for snowmobiles, and then get a glimpse of Whistler’s spectacular backcountry. This snowmobile tour includes a short training session, plus it’s ideal for families and first-time riders.
Highlights
  • 3-hour snowmobile excursion from Whistler Village
  • Explore BC backcountry in the Callaghan Valley
  • Drive a snowmobile along beginner-friendly trails
  • See an abandoned gold mine site
  • All necessary equipment and cold weather gear included
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Reviewed 23 June 2018
Snowmobile Wilderness Run Sproatt Mountain.

During our visit recently to Whistler my wife and I attended a snowmobile tour with Canadian Wilderness Adventures, we were picked up in the village and driven to their facilities in the Callahan Valley. Upon arrival we were introduced to our guide Chantelle and fitted...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile
Awesome snowmobile tour w Jordan

It was a beautiful warm day for this 3 hour tour, which consisted of a short 15/20 min drive to their base house at the bottom of the mountain. Once you suit up, you're in groups and off to the races! We had a blast...More

Thank Nikko L
Reviewed 9 April 2018
Beginner Snowmobile Tour

Had a great family snowmobile tour in Callahan Valley lead by our guide JD this past weekend. He provided useful intro to snowmobile operation and ensured all in the group were safe, expanded their confidence on the machines, and had fun. My wife, daughter (7)...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Spring adventure with fresh snow

Sam was our guide and did a brilliant job hosting us on the mountain. He was very knowledgeable about the area and made sure we got a tour of the sites. The sleds were in great condition and after our safety lesion and a brisk...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Brock was fantastic!

We had a great time and Brock made it a lot of fun! We had a large group and he accommodated every bodies needs very well.

Thank Carlos V
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