Welcome to the Villages of Whistler, Squamish and Pemberton, B.C., Canada - The year round adventure and travel destination stretches from the ocean waters of Howe Sound in Squamish, B.C. to the mountain peaks of Whistler, British Columbia down to the rivers and pastures of Pemberton, B.C. It is a wilderness region in British Columbia, Canada often referred to as Sea to Sky Country.
Whistler is vastly recognized as a top adventure travel destination around the world for both summer and winter adventures and activities. There are soaring mountain peaks, alpine lakes, river systems, flowering meadows, ocean channels, bird sanctuaries, wildlife sightings, waterfalls, and so much more. The Sea to Sky region is considered, by many as, an adventure get-a-way destination for many living in British Columbia, Alberta, as well as, and the Western United States because of its close proximity to the City of Vancouver. In fact the City of Vancouver is just a two hour drive south from the Village of Whistler.
The Whistler, Squamish and Pemberton regions are blanketed in snow during the winter months therefore creating a winter wonderland of adventures, events and activities. The Village of Whistler being the highest point standing at an elevation of 675 meters (2,214 feet). Some of the other more popular winter activities include downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, heli-skiing, cat skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Pemberton BC is a good destination for those seeking to go out on winter adventures with smaller crowds enjoying activities like snowmobiling, back country skiing, ice fishing, and xc skiing. Squamish, on the shores of Howe Sound, is a good winter destination for ice caving, snow shoeing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and backcountry skiing.
The Whistler, Squamish and Pemberton regions are surrounded by mountain ranges, endless hectares of wilderness backcountry and 5 major lakes. Throughout Whistler there are also another 15 public parks covering over 550+ hectares (1,362.3 acres) of parkland. The most popular activity attracting visitors to Whistler during the summer is mountain biking. In fact, there are over 300+ kilometres of cross-country mountain biking trails in the area. Other activities enjoyed in the summer include river rafting, hiking, backpacking, mountain climbing, zip lining, golfing and sightseeing. Pemberton BC summer adventures include horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and golfing. Squamish is a good summer destination for those seeking to experience wind surfing, kite surfing, hiking, mountain climbing, mountain biking and sightseeing.
The most popular and visited natural park attractions in the Whistler, BC region includes Brandywine Falls, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Rainbow Park, and Lost Lake Park and Trail. In Squamish the best parks and trails to explore include Shannon Falls Park, Squamish Estuary Trails, Stawamus Chief, and Smoke Bluffs. When in Pemberton, British Columbia make sure to visit Nairn Falls, Pemberton Ice Fields & Birkenhead Lake.