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Riding in the Pemberton Backcountry

Vera Snowboarding

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

For more information on Vera Janssen head on over to her Facebook Page.


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 and that they should ALWAYS check snow conditions starting at Avalanche Canada's Avalanche Forecast for Sea to Sky.

Looking for Pemberton accommodations?

Pemberton Valley Lodge SuiteThe 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.

Photo of Vera Janssen Courtesy: Vera Janssen Facebook page

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013

Whistler Alternative

When visiting Whistler, consider staying at Pemberton Valley Lodge. We offer several advantages over Whistler hotels…

 1  Only 20 minutes

You can get to the Village faster from our Lodge than you can from some parts of Whistler Resort.

 2  Save money

Whistler hotels typically charge for parking. We don't. And you get bigger rooms for your dollar.

 3  Great Perks

Get complimentary super fast WiFi, complimentary bike rentals, and optional keyless room entry!

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