CALLAGHAN LAKE SNOWSHUTTLE
Shuttle Service in the comfortably heated 14-passenger snowcat during it's Grooming run to the higher elevations of Callaghan's Nordic trail network. Available to Backcountry Tourers and Cross Country Skiers for an early morning start at the notoriously abundant and supercooled white stuff of Callaghan's high High Country. Advance booking required; online only, see link below...
Departures: We now have 2 morning ascent departures, 8:30am & 11:00am, that will drop you at the Callaghan Lake Turn-around, where you will embark on higher elevation Nordic skiing or play in true untouched backcountry wilderness (non-patrolled and designated non-motorized zone).
Duration: The ride is approx. 45 min. We advise beginning your descent down Mainline or Upper Wild Spirit trails no later than 2:30pm - adventure time must wrap up to ensure you return to your vehicle by the 4pm Nordic Centre closing time.
Winter 2023/24 1-Way Seat Price: $89.00 per seat (online booking only)
Special Group Discount - 4 or more people, get 15% off the total price!!
*These prices DO NOT INCLUDE equipment rentals, meals, or guiding services
Questions or issues with booking your shuttle? Please call 604-938-0616, In need of an avalanche kit? Check out our Rental Shop.
CONDITIONS FOR ALL SHUTTLE PROGRAMS
Backcountry Skiing Advisory
Once you leave the groomed x-country ski trail surfaces of Callaghan Country you have entered backcountry terrain. You are entering the wilderness and are advised to be prepared for any and all eventualities including: terrain that is uncontrolled, unmarked, and involves many risks, dangers and hazards in addition to that of avalanche. Other hazards exist and may include, but are not limited to: cornices; crevasses; cliffs; trees, tree wells; tree stumps; forest dead fall; creeks; rocks; rockfall; boulders; holes and depressions on or below the snow surface; open water; variable and difficult snow conditions; hypothermia, snow immersion, equipment failure; encounters with domestic and wild animals, nightfall and the possibility of a medical emergency. Carry a cell phone with good batteries and be aware that there may be areas of poor reception and /or transmission. Ensure you are properly dressed and equipped with appropriate safety gear and the knowledge to use it effectively. Your safety and well being are completely your own responsibility. Rescue services are accessed by dialing 911 and requesting RCMP assistance
THE BACKCOUNTRY IS NOT PATROLLED. NEVER SKI ALONE.