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**
WINTER 2016/17 Calendar for Journeyman Lodge Reservations OPEN!
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Winter 2015/16 has come to an end: Many thanks to our patrons and season passholders! We are now closed until early to mid-November. Please note that the gate to access Callaghan Lake FSR will open on May 15th, 2016.
Recruiting crew members! Over the summer months we will actively be seeking out ideal candidates to deliver and support our authentic mountain adventures. Learn more about the positions available here>>
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…