Check out this awesome video of snowboard pro Vera Janssen ripping it up in the Pemberton backcountry. Pemberton is just minutes away from some of the best backcountry riding and snowmobiling in BC.
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Backcountry Riding in Pemberton
The most popular areas for backcountry skiing & snowboarding around Pemberton are north on Highway 99 or commonly known as the Duffey Lake Road. Several huts are located in the area including the Wendy Thompson hut in the beautiful Marriott Basin. Keith's Hut is located in the Cerise Creek area. Incredible views of Mount Matier can be seen from the hut. Mt Matier is a popular area with mountaineers. Other alpine huts include the Brian Waddington Hut, North Creek Hut and Whitecap Alpine Lodge.
More Info on Vera
Snowpack conditions this time of the year can be dangerous. People should never go into the backcountry without the knowledge, experience and training to do so noted at http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/pre-trip-planning/overview ; and that they should ALWAYS check snow conditions starting at http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/bulletins/latest/sea-to-sky.
Looking for Pemberton accommodations?
The Pemberton Valley Lodge is located just a 25 minute drive north of Whistler Village. For more info on backcountry riding in Pemberton head on over to our Pemberton Backcountry Activities section.
Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013