Snowshoeing

2013 - 2014 Winter Season

Snowshoeing has exploded in popularity in recent years and once you experience it, you'll appreciate why! With our recently expanded rentals department, 10 km of marked in-bound trails, variety of snowshoe tours and the historic Hollyburn Lodge to visit, there is no better time to head out on the snow.

Call 604-922-0825 to book a Snowshoe Tour


Self Guided Snowshoe Trails

Cypress Mountain has a 10 km network of marked and maintained self-guiding Snowshoe trails within our Nordic Area Boundary. The trail network provides access to historic 1926 Hollyburn Lodge (the original ski camp building) for a delicious lunch, hot drink or a variety of traditional "nordic" specialties. This family friendly activity is a great way to get out and safely enjoy the winter activities available just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Please be aware that we do not permit children to be pulled in sleds on our snowshoe trails, however they are permitted in backpacks.

Self guided snowshoe trails are open daily till dusk, the last rentals will go out 2 hours before dusk.

Snowshoe Trail Tickets (trails open till dusk) 
Adult 
(19-64)
Youth
(13-18)
Senior
(65+)
Child
(6-12)
Skooter
(under 6)
Snowshoe Ticket
$10
 $8 $8
$5
$2
Snowshoe Rentals
 $19 
$19
$19
$14
$10
Combo (ticket & rentals)
 $26
 $24
 $24
 $17
 $15



Snowshoe Tours

Join one of our guided snowshoe tours where you will explore snowy mountain forests and subalpine meadows of our winter wonderland with our informative and entertaining guides. We offer a variety of snowshoe programs including the Hollyburn Meadows, Saturday Night Music Tour and our famous Chocolate or Cheese Fondues Tours.

Snowshoe Tours
Adult
(19-64)
Youth
(13-18)
Senior
(65+)
Skooter
(under 6)
Hollyburn Meadows (2 hrs)  $38
$30 $38 n/a
Chocolate Fondue (3 hrs)   $50 
$50 $50 n/a
Music Night Snowshoe Tour $60 $60 $60 n/a
Cheese Fondue (4 hrs) $80
$80 $80 n/a
*Tour prices include Trail Ticket & snowshoe rentals

How to Book a Snowshoe Tour

 

 

 

Hollyburn Meadows Tour ($38)

This 2 hour tour is a great introduction to snowshoeing and winter travel. Our knowledgeable guides will share the rich cultural and natural history of Hollyburn Ridge with you as you explore the snowy mountain forest. We will make a stop at the historic Hollyburn Lodge to enjoy a warm drink and yummy treat.

Hollyburn Meadows Tour - Dates & Times

  • Saturday & Sunday at 1pm & 4pm
  • Friday at 7pm
  • Custom dates and times for groups of 8 or more

Hollyburn Meadows Tour - Additional Holiday Tours

  • 10am & 1pm on December 24 & 25
  • 1pm & 4pm on December 23, 26, 27, 30, 31, Jan 1, 2, 3, 6
  • New Years Eve tour at 7pm on Dec 31

 

 

 

Chocolate Fondue Tour ($50)

If you love winter and you love chocolate, this tour is for you! We will explore our beautiful mountain terrain by headlamp before stopping to enjoy a steaming hot apple cider and chocolate fondue desert.

Chocolate Fondue Menu

  • Chocolate fondue with fresh fruit and angel food cake
  • Hot apple cider, coffee, tea or hot chocolate
  • Additional food and alcohol are available for purchase during all but the advanced Saturday night tours.

Chocolate Fondue Tour - Dates & Times

  • Fridays & Sundays: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Saturdays: 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Jan 11 - March 22 - advanced tour goes to the upper warming hut)
  • Monday to Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm available for groups of 8 or more

Chocolate Fondue - Additional Holiday Tours

  • Family Tour (ages 6 and up) - 3pm - 6pm Dec 26, 27, 30, 31, Jan 1, 2

 

 

 

Music Nights Snowshoe Tour - $60

Join our guided snowshoe tour to enjoy Saturday Night Live Music at the Hollyburn Lodge. Just as it has been done for decades, enjoy live music, delicious food, good company and a dance or two in this idyllic mountain setting.

Music Night Appetizer Menu

  • Mixed platters of appetizers
  • Hot apple cider, coffee, tea or hot chocolate
  • Additional food and alcohol are available for purchase

Music Night - Dates & Times

  • Saturdays: 6:00pm - 9:30pm (January 11 to March 22, 2014)

 

 

 

 

Cheese & Chocolate Dinner Fondue Tour ($80)

Snowshoe through a winter wonderland by the light of your headlamp on the way to the historic Hollyburn Lodge where you will enjoy a delicious homemade cheese & chocolate fondue dinner. This four hour tour is especially popular with groups.

Cheese & Chocolate Fondue Menu

  • Green salad
  • Cheese fondue with homemade bread, steamed veggies, roast garlic potatoes and meatballs
  • Chocolate fondue with fresh fruit and angel food cake
  • Hot apple cider, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. (alcohol is available at an additional cost)

Cheese & Chocolate Fondue - Dates & Times

  • Friday & Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Monday to Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm available for groups of 8 or more

Cheese & Chocolate Fondue - Holiday Tours

  • Dec 1 to 14 - groups of 20 or more only: 6pm-10pm
  • Saturdays - Dec 21, 28, Jan 4: 6pm - 10pm

 

 


The Fine Print

  • Cypress reserves the right to change or cancel programs or alter pricing without notice.
  • All programs must be pre-booked and paid in full to guarantee spaces.
  • All tickets, tours, programs and passes are non refundable once purchased.
  • All lesson programs and tours run snow, rain or sunshine when the Nordic Area is open.
  • Always visit the Nordic Conditions page or call the Snowphone (604-926-5612) for daily operating hours and condition updates before heading up the mountain.
  • Prices are in Canadian Dollars. Taxes are not included.
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Holiday Schedule for
Chocolate Fondue

·       
6:30pm to 9:30pm –
Additional tours from Dec 26th to Dec 30th