Coast Mountain Guides

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Coast Mountain Guides offers a variety of guided walks and hikes on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and in the Whistler area. Guided alpine activities on Blackcomb Mountain including: Blackcomb Discovery Tour, Pure Wilderness day hikes, Eco Glacier Walk - Heeding Global Warming, Glacier Hike – A new way of Hiking, Alpinism – Meet the Mountains, Rock Climbing – Intro Top Roping

Phone: 604.938.9242

Location: The Nordic Shop – Across from the TELUS Conference Centre next to Fat Tony's Pizza.

Blackcomb Discovery Tour - New Terrain

Blackcomb Mountain has a very unique alpine eco system that reflects hundreds of years of undisturbed meadows and tarns. This tour will bring you back to the dynamic formation of the Coast Mountains, its geology and glaciology. You will be taught about the alpine flora and fauna of the area, and you'll enjoy spectacular views of the Fitzsimmon Range, Overlord Glacier and the Spearhead.

Departure Difficulty Duration
9:00am Moderate 5-6 hours (return)
Adult Youth (7-16) Single on a Tour
$177 $127 $347
Price includes mountain access and lunch.

Day Hikes - Pure Wilderness

There is a light whistle in the wind as we reach the crest of our hike. The views open up with an explosion of colors carpeting the landscape. This canvas has a small twist, it changes color and shape at every turn. Our hikes take you through pristine alpine lakes and meadows with views on majestic peaks and glaciers. We offer more than a dozen different alpine hikes: The Musical Bumps, Spearhead Hike, Joffre Lakes and many more…Check with us for our next "Hike du Jour".

Departure Difficulty Duration
8:00am Moderate to Challenging 6-8 hours (return) 
2 People 3 People + Single on a Tour
$187 pp $157 pp $347
Price includes mountain access and lunch.

Eco Glacier Walk - Heeding Global Warming

Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain It is quite amazing to think that our glaciers could be gone in less than thirty years! With that in mind, let us bring you on the edge of the Horstman Glacier and instruct you on the importance and the role of the glaciers to our planet. We will strap on a pair of crampons and explore the different features found only on these remarkable geological formations. This experience may change the way you see life on the planet for ever!

Departure Difficulty Duration
9:00am Moderate 4-5 hours (return)
Adult Youth (7-16) Family Pass
(2 Adults and 2 Youths)
$167 $107 $497
Price includes mountain access, glacier equipment, boots and daypack.

Glacier Hike - A new way of Hiking

Glacier hiking is a unique way to enjoy the mountains and experience how it feels to travel on a thousand year old moving ice river, for a whole day! Equipped with crampons, ice axe, harness and helmet we trek on and forget about the rest of the world. The mountains are all yours.

Departure Difficulty Duration
9:00am Moderate to Challenging 7 hours (return) 
Adult Youth (7-16) Single on a Tour
$215 $215 $347
Price includes mountain access, glacier equipment, boots and daypack.

Alpinism – Meet the Mountains

The Coast Mountains are home of some of the finest mountaineering in Western Canada. Our knowledge of the area guaranties you the best route selections Whistler region has to offer. Blackcomb Buttress, Wedge Mountain, Joffre Peak and Mount Matier are only a few options to choose from. Join us in a memorable experience of an alpine adventure.

Departure Difficulty Duration
July to October Challenging. Previous mountaineering experience an asset Full day
Adult Additional
$447 pp $147 pp
Price includes mountain access, technical equipment.

Rock Climbing - Intro Top Roping

Squamish, BC is world renowned for its quality and accessibility to all levels of rock Climbing. Join us in the beautiful surrounding of Howe Sound for a memorable day of rock climbing with one of our expert rock guide. Rock Climbing is an outdoor activity no longer reserved for the elite and fit athletes. A great family activity that is accessible to anyone willing to push and overcome their own personal limits, rock climbing as an appeal for its beauty, simplicity and rewarding experience. We share with you expertise on how to climb, rappel, belay, and set up simple anchors for top roping.

Departure Difficulty Duration
9:00am Easy to Moderate 5-7 hours (return)
2 People 3 People + Single on a Tour
$197 pp $177 pp $447
Price includes transportation, equipment, and lunch. Ratio is 4:1

Our Partners

Using state-of-the-art technology, TELUS unleashes the power of the internet to deliver the best solutions to Canadians at home, in the workplace and on the move.

Coca-Cola offers the world's favourite beverage brand to Whistler Blackcomb guests as a part or their memorable resort experience. As the cold drink sponsor at Whistler Blackcomb, Coca-Cola brings more than ice-cold refreshment.

Glacier Fresh Beer.Brewed in the mountain town of Creston, British Columbia, Kokanee beer is famous for it’s cool, crisp glacier-fresh taste. Kokanee is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts from coast to coast in Canada.


Since 1995, GMC has been the Official Vehicle of Whistler Blackcomb. GMC trucks and SUVs give you the performance, engineering and technology to get you, your family and friends and all their gear to and from the mountain any time of the year.

Monster Energy

At Monster all our guys walk the walk in action sports, punk rock music, partying, hangin’ with the girls, and living life on the edge. Monster is way more than an energy drink. Led by our athletes, musicians, employees, distributors and fans, Monster is a lifestyle in a can.


Nintendo is the worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, most recently the Wii U™ and the Nintendo 3DS™. It is responsible for the creation of industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™ and Zelda™.


Smirnoff is proud to be the vodka sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. From extraordinary event experiences, to the latest in Music, Nightlife and extraordinary Cocktails. The world's best cocktails start with Smirnoff.


Samsung Canada is proud to be the official electronics partner and preferred supplier of Whistler Blackcomb. As a world leader in digital technology, Samsung Canada enables Whistler Blackcomb to enhance the resort experience in new and innovative ways.

The Globe and Mail, Canada's National Newspaper, daily offers unparalleled national, international and business reporting, analysis and commentary to all the guests and patrons of Whistler Blackcomb.

American Express is the official Card of Whistler Blackcomb. The sponsorship program brings unique offers, purchase incentives and rewards for American Express® Cardmembers. ®,™: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express

GoPro makes the world’s best selling and most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities.


An asset to elite athletes around the globe, Oakley is one of the world’s leading product design and sport performance brands. As the official optic partner of Whistler Blackcomb, we are excited to collaborate and share our obsession.


A ton of flavors. A taste that stands out

Jackson Triggs

Our name represents a long-standing tradition of producing premium wines from Canada and around the world; it is your guarantee of outstanding quality and an uncompromising commitment to making great wine. We’ve got a wine for that.


Arc’teryx Equipment is a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company based in North Vancouver, Canada. Our relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance delivers the Arc’teryx experience.


As the official base layer and sock provider of Whistler Blackcomb, Icebreaker Merino Clothing is proud to bring warmth, comfort and style on the slopes to the resort visitors.


W.L. Gore & Associates, the makers of GORE-TEX® products, is proud to be the official technical fabric sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. GORE-TEX® products are wearable weather protection that keeps you dry and comfortable from head to toe in any kind of weather.


Fueled by passion and guided by our love for the mountains, Quiksilver has evolved with snowboarding, always pushing the boundaries and taking things further.


Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries.


With over 170 years of innovation, Stanley Tools offers the broadest range of carpentry hand tools, automotive tools and storage for construction professionals, mechanics, and home improvement enthusiasts.

Blackcomb Aviation

Blackcomb Aviation is proud to be the Official Helicopter of Whistler Blackcomb. For more than two decades our helicopter pilots and mountain guides have introduced outdoor enthusiasts to the beauty of British Columbia. Summer or winter - our tours cater to a wide range of interests, fitness levels and budgets but can also be tailored for special events. We enjoy this area of our business tremendously and welcome your ideas as much as your business.