Pemberton Backcountry Paradise
The mountains around Pemberton are a backcountry paradise all year round. The winter is a particularly special time of year where visitors and local can enjoy the incredible backcountry skiing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, fishing and snowshoeing.
Pemberton Backcountry Skiing
The most popular backcountry skiing areas are off the Duffey Lake Road (Highway 99) which is approximately a 40 minute drive north of Pemberton. Some of the more famous routes include the Marriot Basin and Cerise Creek. Both these locations have huts which is a great option for extended trips. For more information on backcountry skiing in Pemberton, visit our winter activities page.
Sledding in Pemberton
The Pemberton area may still be undiscovered by snowmobiling enthusiasts, but the locals know that the sledding in this area is world class. The Pemberton Ice Cap is one of the most famous areas which offer a vast expanse of terrain. Totally Awesome Adventures is a Pemberton snowmobile tour operator that specializes in taking small private groups to the Pemberton Ice Cap and other areas around Pemberton.
Sled Skiing and Snowboarding in Pemberton
Thanks to a local Pemberton company Cheetah Factory Racing, getting into the backcountry with your skis/snowboard and a sled has never been easier. Cheetah Factory Racing makes ski and snowboard racks, brackets and accessories especially for snowmobiles. Now you can explore the great areas around Pemberton both on and off your snowmobile.
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
There are many popular snowshoe and cross country ski routes in the Pemberton area including Nairn Falls, Joffrey Lake, Cayoosh Creek and the Pemberton Meadows area.
Win A Snowmobile Adventure of A Lifetime
The Pemberton Valley Lodge is very pleased to be part of the Tourism Pemberton contest where you could win a snowmobiling adventure of a lifetime. There are two grand prizes, one for visitors and one for residents of the Pemberton area. For more information and to enter this fantastic contest, visit the Tourism Pemberton Facebook page. Good luck and we hope to see you in Pemberton soon!
do you need pemberton accommodation for your winter adventure?
The Pemberton Valley Lodge is located just a 25 minute drive north of Whistler Village. We offer beautifully appointed guest suites and great amenities. Please contact our friendly staff for more information or to make a reservation.
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2012