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Whistler Glacier Glissading Tour provided by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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Whistler Glacier Glissading Tour

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Visit the Whistler Blackcomb Mountain for this 2.5-hour glacier glissading (snow sliding) experience. With a guide, discover the history of a 10,000+ year old glacier and enjoy the thrills of glissading. This tour includes all necessary equipment and is limited to a small group of 8 travelers.
Important Information
Departure Point
Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Helmet, harness, hiking boots, waterproof pants, and glacier equipment
  • Food and drinks
  • Gondola pass (approx. $69 per adult; $62 per youth; $35 per child)
  • Gratuity for guide (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Whistler Mountain
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Due to uneven surfaces at the sites visited, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please bring waterproof pants or a change of clothes
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Peak 2 Peak gondola ticket is required and is not included in the tour price
  • A maximum of 8 people per guide
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dani N wrote a review Jun 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Fun and interesting tour up and quickly down the glacier! Mike Vert was knowledgeable and safety conscious as we did our tour. The mini snow storm was a great treat in June. Fun time sliding down on my butt. I can now do this at home too after Mike's simple lesson. Will go
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Whistler Glacier Glissading Tour
Responded 25 Jun 2019
Thanks for review. Snow in June is always a fun surprise! We'll send your message to your guide, Mike.
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Jill M wrote a review Jul 2018
Seattle, Washington9 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent a warm and sunny afternoon sliding down a glacier! Great fun, lovely instructor, little bit of a work out getting there, but they let you go over and over if you can climb up time after time. We were never rushed, had an incredible day to participate, and loved looking
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Date of experience: July 2018
Response from whistlerguides, Manager at Whistler Glacier Glissading Tour
Responded 23 Jul 2018
Thank you for your kind words. We're so happy that you enjoyed your time with us!
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Boohauck wrote a review Jun 2018
Boone, North Carolina28 contributions6 helpful votes
What a great tour. Nick and Tim took my husband and me through the unexpected snow to a spot to glissade. I was too afraid to get close enough to the edge to even see where we were to glissade! They we so very kind and patient with me, especially since I had to stop while
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Date of experience: June 2018
Response from whistlerguides, Manager at Whistler Glacier Glissading Tour
Responded 17 Jun 2018
Thank you so much for your kind words. We're happy you were able to enjoy yourself despite your fear. I tried it myself yesterday for the first time and I can understand your hesitation. It's a big slope but so much fun!
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  • Whistler Mountain
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, Japanese
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