CALLAGHAN COUNTRY, HOME OF THE WILD SPIRIT
Welcome to Callaghan Country! We are located in the heart of British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range, just 20 minutes south from Whistler Village and 1.5 hours north of Vancouver.
Callaghan Country is a unique wilderness adventure operation featuring convenient access to a full range of SKI CALLAGHAN experiences including classic, skate, and wilderness cross country skiing, dog friendly trails, as well as forest and meadow snowshoeing, magnificent alpine ski touring slopes, and deep deep powder.
**CALLAGHAN COUNTRY NEWS**
Salomon Sale at the Access Callaghan Ski Shop
HIGHER ELEVATED TRAILS MEANS GREAT SKIING CONDITIONS
We have heard nothing but great reviews from visitors this past week who have skied our higher elevated trails. Only a 3km walk up Mainline trail and excellent conditions are right at your ski tips! Don't give up on your winter season yet...you are still able to enjoy some great skiing if you choose.
"Conditions are great on Mainline at upper elevation. I was there yesterday and skiing was terrific !!"
- Day visitor on March 1st
"Couldn't have been a more beautiful morning at Journeyman today!"
- Overnight lodge guest on March 2nd
LUNCH IN THE ALPINE AT JOURNEYMAN LODGE
Come enjoy a day of great skiing on our higher elevated trails, visit Journeyman Lodge and feast on a fresh made lunch. Lunch vouchers are available for purchase at our adventure desk located at Alexander Falls Ski Touring Centre – these must be purchased before the 10:30am cut-off to ensure you have enough time for the ski in as the lunch is served between 12:00pm and 2:00pm.
Call 604-938-0616 with lunch inquires
3,500 Hectares of spectacular wilderness terrain – stunning glaciers, majestic peaks, pristine lakes, cathedral-like old growth forests and lush alpine meadows. Located in the heart of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, Callaghan Country is located in the Upper Callaghan Basin at 4,500′ (1,370m) above sea level.
It receives an annual snowfall of 36 feet (1,097cm) and boasts an average annual snowpack of 12 feet (365cm), giving it a reputation as one of the wildest snow playgrounds in the Pacific Northwest.
Just an hour and a half drive north from the international Gateway City of Vancouver, 40 minutes past Squamish, or just 15 minutes south west of world class Whistler Resort, Callaghan Country is a nature lover’s paradise and a mountain adventurer’s dream. Come explore British Columbia’s most unique Nordic centre.
Callaghan Country is the wild and wooly side of the SKI CALLAGHAN experience. Our product is less polished, more informal and built with the intent to reconnect you to the natural world. Part of that experience may include terrain, features or conditions that differ from those offered at our sister facility Whistler Olympic Park.
Our trail network is designed to put the cross country back into XC skiing and our destination trail heads are guaranteed to inspire, enrich and challenge your everyday perception.
No matter what your definition of adventure, you WILL find it at Callaghan Country. We offer a wide range of recreation opportunities to suit everyone from seasoned adventurer to casual explorer. Witness awe-inspiring mountain vistas, explore untouched wilderness, and relax in the comfort and safety of our charming full-service backcountry lodge.
Staffed by knowledgeable and engaging adventure agents, gear reps, lodge hosts, and volunteers, you can expect friendly, personalized service at Callaghan Country. It is our attention to value, our commitment to authenticity, and our distinct “local flavour” that guarantees a memorable and unique life experience to each and every guest.
Callaghan Country, a unique year round adventure operation featuring convenient access to a full range of SKI CALLAGHAN experiences including classic, skate, and wilderness cross country skiing, dog friendly trails, as well as forest and meadow snowshoeing, magnificent ski and snowboard touring slopes, and deep powder. And that’s just the winter! Discover summer in the Callaghan Country wilderness – forest and alpine hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, mountaineering, swimming and fishing.
Our charming base area and Access Callaghan Ski Shop, located just above Alexander Falls are well equipped to provide you all manner of snow travel tools for rent or purchase. Here you will also find our Adventure Desk for snowcat shuttle, lunch in the alpine, and overnight accommodation.
And nestled in a grove of yellow cedars, in the heart of Callaghan Country, is Journeyman Lodge – a remote, yet intimate backcountry Inn. Designed and built by fine craftsmen to offer the ultimate in warmth and comfort, the charming Lodge is only overshadowed by the stunning beauty of its pristine alpine setting.
To Callaghan Country and open yourself up to a place where “recreation is to re-create oneself” and the spirit of personal challenge and “The Quest” still resonates.
Escape to True Wilderness Adventure…