Whistler Medicine Trail Snowshoe Tour with Totem Pole Lake

Outdoor Activities in Canada

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Walk through a forest full of mystery along an old trapper’s path. Learn traditional medicinal knowledge as you snowshoe, and sample healing teas from plants that grow along The Medicine Trail. Travel deep into a special ancient forest in the Callaghan Valley, and hear a brief history of the areas traditional uses and ways of the past. Let your imaginations go as gaze upon giant cedar, fir and hemlock trees that provide canopy high above.Duration: 3 Hours round tripAbility: Moderate level of fitnessMinimum age to participate: 8+
Check in at the tour desk in the Carleton Lodge 30 minutes prior to your tour departure. You will meet your professional guide who will shuttle you 20 minutes south of Whistler to the Callaghan Valley. Once in the Callaghan Valley, strap on your snowshoes and your guide will lead you deep into the old-growth forest. Gaze upon giant cedar, fir and hemlock tress that provide a canopy high above. Your guide will share local knowledge as you pass by Salish Totem poles before stopping at an authentic Trapper's Cabin next to Totem Pole Lake. At this Trapper's Cabin, you will sample healing teas from plants that grow along The Medicine Trail before venturing back to reality. This tour is 2.5-3 hours round-trip (includes shuttle time to and from the Callaghan Valley), and is designed for a healthy level of fitness.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide