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Backcountry Snowcats Ltd

7339 Old Mill Rd, Pemberton, British Columbia V0N 2L0, Canada
+1 604-894-7669
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Explore beautifull BC. Alpine views spectacular.mtgroaty

Share this experience😎 What a exciting adventure. Exploring up the Hurley rd. Sled in and... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Sharon D
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Above and beyond hospitality . . . and a grizzly bear

We just got back from a trip with our family visiting Reg and Kathy for Labour Day weekend. All the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
julianiles
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Squamish, Canada
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Cat skiing and snowboarding just 20 minutes north of Whistler or 2 hours north of Vancouver. A Backcountry Ski trip for 2, 3, or 4 days. All meals and accommodation are included.
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  • Very good15%
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“cat skiing” (5 reviews)
“great lodge” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7339 Old Mill Rd, Pemberton, British Columbia V0N 2L0, Canada
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+1 604-894-7669
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Share this experience😎 What a exciting adventure. Exploring up the Hurley rd. Sled in and out. Amazing tenure.challenging skiing. Mt groaty. Super hospitality.clean comfortable. awesome local quides.safe. Best cat driver kathy. Meals homestyle delight. Apres hottub. Plan to bring friends in spring.

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We just got back from a trip with our family visiting Reg and Kathy for Labour Day weekend. All the skis and pictures on the walls made me start craving the moment the snow starts falling again. I hope to come back in the winter....More

Thank julianiles
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Reg M, Owner at Backcountry Snowcats Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

As Backcountry operators we are always happy to assist anyone needing help in the the area. Sean and Julia are seasoned and well equipped wilderness travelers ready for any wildlife encounters. The area surrounding Backcountry Snowcats has many types of wildlife and is known for...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Outstanding tour and ride on the mountain side just south of Whistler. Had Breakfast at the top and enjoyed the rest of the ride . Also have a trip for beginners. If you have had any experience choose the mountainside. Nothing like it sleding between...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I had never been in a Snowcat before, and was unsure what the experience would be like. After arriving at the base parking area you are greeted by the guides, pack your gear onto sleds of snowmobiles and after a safety briefing on the machines...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had heard from others how great catskiing is and I jumped at the chance to experience it myself in my own backyard. It was as amazing as everybody said and Backcountry Snowcats made sure we were well looked after. Right from the start they...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We've been talking about going Cat skiing for a few years now and finally made a booking with Backcountry Snowcats based on a recommendation. It was amazing! We weren't sure the weather was going to be perfect but were assured by Kathy (the owner) that...More

Thank joellettie
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

First time cat skiing and it was an amazing experience. Reg and Kathy are professional and friendly hosts with a great lodge. Close to Vancouver, so it is the easiest cat ski operation to get to from YVR. The guides were super friendly and knowledgable...More

Thank GJ R
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I recently finished my first ski trip and I definitely need to get back soon. The conditions were great with over a metre of new snow. Stellar conditions. The food was fantastic and all of the people that work there are great. All the people...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Simply put - Backcountry Snowcats offer the best skiing experience on the South Coast. The snow is deep and reliable. The operation is super professional, that means safety oriented, detailed and well executed. The food is awesome, the lodge is warm and super comfortable. Pound...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Upon a referral from another ski lodge operator, I was advised to give these guys a go rather than do a couple of days at Whistler during my annual interior BC ski trip. To be fair, I'm not keen for another Whistler ski trip due...More

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joanchown
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Response from Jofrichmond | Reviewed this property |
I took my own powder skis up. But they had such a great selection of skis that I did not use my own skis. I think their rental fee is $13/day, but do not quote me on that as I could be wrong. But their rental fee for skis... More
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