Callaghan Lodge - Hiking Weekend Getaways

August - October (select weekends)

Join Whistler Coast Mountain Guides in a rustic-lux multi-day alpine trekking adventure.  Initiate yourself into the world of safe alpine trekking and mountain travel under the professional leadership of your own ACMG certified guide. By day we will trek and explore the spectacular surroundings of Callaghan Country. By night we will enjoy fabulous cuisine, the warmth of a log-fire, and a good night’s sleep. Participants must have appropriate hiking gear including good hiking boots, hiking poles, daypack, and rain jacket. Gear is available for rent. Participants should have a good overall fitness level and be confident in their hiking ability. Non-hiking friends or partners can engage in other activities accessible from the lodge including, fishing, bird watching or they might simply enjoy the peace and tranquility offered by a stay in a remote mountain lodge. Each getaway includes hotel pick up from Squamish or Whistler.

Location: Unlike other programs available within the coast mountain range, this program takes place at a backcountry lodge nestled deep in the pristine setting of the Callaghan valley.

Duration: 2 days

Total Distance: approx. 11 km + per day

Difficulty: Moderate-Challgenging

Elevation Gain: 980m + per day

Terrain: Simple to Challenging

Ratio: 8:1

Prerequisites: Good overall fitness level. Comfortable hiking on loose rocks, boulder fields, creek crossing and muddy trails.

Cost: $ 560 per person + HST % Book Now

Includes: Parking, trail passes, overnight accommodation at Callaghan Country Lodge
- All meals: Day of check-in: lunch, Après-ski appetizers and a 4-course dinner, Full lodge days: Continental breakfast, bagged lunch, après-ski appetizers and a 4-course dinner, Day of check-out: Continental breakfast and bagged lunch, Non-alcoholic beverages (coffee, tea, milk, juice & hot chocolate – please note we do not serve soda but you are welcome to bring your own)
- 2 days of direct instructions by professional certified guides
- Media CD taken by guides
- Use of Callaghan Lodge’s very own Scandinavian sauna

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to arrival date will forfeit the 30% deposit.
Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival date are 100% non-refundable.
Callaghan Country reserves the right to cancel Backcountry Ski Touring trips due to insufficient bookings. Refunds are guaranteed in these circumstances.

* We do not offer refunds or transfer reservation dates due to personal illness, family emergency, or injury. ** Please remember that transportation to and from the lodge is weather dependent and delays can happen. Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures is not responsible for delays or cancellations due to poor access conditions, poor roads, restrictions on trail access, or weather not conducive to outdoor recreation pursuits. *** Backcountry recreation is not without risk. Reliable prediction of factors such as weather, snow and terrain conditions is impossible. All guests will be required to read and sign a comprehensive Self-Guided Release of Liability and Waiver of Claims Agreement prior to departure. ****We strongly urge our clients to purchase appropriate trip cancellation and medical insurance prior to booking. Insurance can be purchased with your personal travel agent, or locally with Sunsational Vacations: 604-892-5991/christine.sunsational@shawbiz.ca

*all participants will be required to sign a Waiver/Release of liability form - WCMG Waiver 2013 >

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