Whistler: Guided Glacier Discovery Hike

Whistler: Guided Glacier Discovery Hike

From US$ 97.09 per person

Take a walk on the wild side with this glacial snow and ice excursion on the Horstman Glacier in Whistler. Observe the 14,000-year-old glacier in early summer when you have the chance to slide down the snow.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Private or small groups available


  • Experience the excitement of glissading down snow of the Horstman Glacier
  • Feel safe with the use of high-quality and well-maintained glacier equipment
  • Discover how the last ice age sculpted the peaks of the coastal mountain ranges
  • Keep feed toasty and dry with the use of durable and high-quality hiking boots
  • Snap pictures to share with friends and family of breathtaking alpine views
Full description

Explore the glacial snow and ice of the Horstman Glacier on this guided walking tour. Have fun sliding down the snow of this glacier in retreat on this tour that suitable for beginners. Enjoy the use of high-quality glacier gear and keep your feed nice and warm with the provided boots.

Choose from group and private tour options that no not include a gondola ticket, or pick a group option which includes a gondola ride that will let you soar over the mountain peaks. Meet your guide and get outfitted with glacier travel gear, including boots, crampons, and an ice axe. Experience the emotion of walking across an alpine snow slope or a glacial moraine while approaching the Whistler Bowl and glacier. Enjoy the view of the 2,160-meter Whistler Peak while you ascend.

Learn how the last ice age interacted with the terrain to form the beautiful coastal mountain ranges. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour.

  • Glacier tour
  • Guide
  • Helmet and glacier ice axe
  • Hiking boots (available if needed)
  • Peak 2 Peak Gondola ticket (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Food and drinks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Thermal clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions

Product ID: 416786