What time do the activities start on each day?
This will depend on the itinerary for the day. Your guide will decide the exact time based on their experience and the weather.
How long is each activity?
This will vary according to the activity, however, the Tineri app will give you a rough idea of how long each activity is and your guide is there to advise locally.
Is this trip for me if I don't know how to ski or snowboard?
Fear not if you’re a beginner, there are optional lessons available on the gentler slopes. These programs provide a great introduction to the world of winter sports, specifically tailored to provide first-time skiers and snowboarders with everything you’ll need to hit the slopes.
What clothing is recommended for the trek?
There will be a thorough packing list in your Tineri app.
As a general rule, you will need to dress in warm winter clothing, waterproof winter boots, snow pants, jacket, a close-fitting knitted hat and insulated gloves are strongly recommended.
What is the difficulty level of the trek?
The trek will be an easy 1km snowshoe tour and guided trek through beautiful forest trails.
I don't own skis or a snowboard, can I hire them there?
Yes, you’ll be able to hire skis and snowboards, your guide will be able to help you with that, The below costs are approximate:
- Equipment rental: Standard package: 48 $ per Flashpacker
Ski standard kit : skis, boots, poles / Snowboard standard : Board, boots
- Equipment rental: High Performance Demo package : 61 $ per Flashpacker
High performance Demo ski kit : skis, boots, poles / High performance Demo snowboard kit : Board, boots
I've never skied or snowboarded before/I am a beginner, are there lessons available?
Yes there are optional lessons available on the gentler slopes.
Do you need a license to drive a snowmobile?
Yes, you need to have a valid driving license and you will need to carry your driver’s licence or snow-vehicle operator’s licence when you are driving your snowmobile.
How long is the snowmobile tour?
The speed of the tour will depend on the rest of the tour group and the conditions of the snow.
On the designated route the speed limit is 20 km/ h.
You will be required to stay with your guide. The guides sometimes take groups to an open area to ‘let loose’, but this will depend on the experience of the group and the snow conditions.
Can I ski rather than do the ice skating at Whistler?
The best time to ski in Whistler would be the next day when you have the whole day at leisure! The ice skating is in the evening so both activities are possible.
What is there to do during the free time in Whistler?
There are plenty of things to do in Whistler, your guide will be able to help you pick from the wide array of additional activities such as:
Riding the Peak 2 Peak Gondola – the highest cable car in the world for breathtaking panoramas, try skeleton racing or visit the Whistler museum for a more chilled out day.
Can I extend my stay in Whistler?
Yes, you can book an extra night when you book your place on this trip. If you’d like to book more extra nights, please get in touch with our customer happiness team and they can arrange that for you.