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Backcountry Snowcats has it all! Great lodging, great snow, and great hospitality!!

Stayed a night with Reg at Backcountry Snowcats. This place has everything!! Sleeps tons of people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashley W
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Explore beautifull BC. Alpine views spectacular.mtgroaty

Share this experience😎 What a exciting adventure. Exploring up the Hurley rd. Sled in and... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Sharon D
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Cat skiing and snowboarding just 20 minutes north of Whistler or 2 hours north of Vancouver. A Backcountry Ski trip for 2, 3, or 4 days. All meals and accommodation are included.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
7339 Old Mill Rd, Pemberton, British Columbia V0N 2L0, Canada
+1 604-894-7669
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night with Reg at Backcountry Snowcats. This place has everything!! Sleeps tons of people, beds are clean and comfy, nice and warm, lots of boot heaters, full kitchen, loads of entertainment (tv, games, dartboard etc.), even has wifi (if you want it). There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Share this experience😎 What a exciting adventure. Exploring up the Hurley rd. Sled in and out. Amazing tenure.challenging skiing. Mt groaty. Super hospitality.clean comfortable. awesome local quides.safe. Best cat driver kathy. Meals homestyle delight. Apres hottub. Plan to bring friends in spring.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sharon D
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We just got back from a trip with our family visiting Reg and Kathy for Labour Day weekend. All the skis and pictures on the walls made me start craving the moment the snow starts falling again. I hope to come back in the winter....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank julianiles
Reg M, Owner at Backcountry Snowcats Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

As Backcountry operators we are always happy to assist anyone needing help in the the area. Sean and Julia are seasoned and well equipped wilderness travelers ready for any wildlife encounters. The area surrounding Backcountry Snowcats has many types of wildlife and is known for...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Outstanding tour and ride on the mountain side just south of Whistler. Had Breakfast at the top and enjoyed the rest of the ride . Also have a trip for beginners. If you have had any experience choose the mountainside. Nothing like it sleding between...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

I had never been in a Snowcat before, and was unsure what the experience would be like. After arriving at the base parking area you are greeted by the guides, pack your gear onto sleds of snowmobiles and after a safety briefing on the machines...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank waterskiguy
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I had heard from others how great catskiing is and I jumped at the chance to experience it myself in my own backyard. It was as amazing as everybody said and Backcountry Snowcats made sure we were well looked after. Right from the start they...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We've been talking about going Cat skiing for a few years now and finally made a booking with Backcountry Snowcats based on a recommendation. It was amazing! We weren't sure the weather was going to be perfect but were assured by Kathy (the owner) that...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank joellettie
Reviewed February 4, 2017

First time cat skiing and it was an amazing experience. Reg and Kathy are professional and friendly hosts with a great lodge. Close to Vancouver, so it is the easiest cat ski operation to get to from YVR. The guides were super friendly and knowledgable...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank gjr2013
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I recently finished my first ski trip and I definitely need to get back soon. The conditions were great with over a metre of new snow. Stellar conditions. The food was fantastic and all of the people that work there are great. All the people...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jofrichmond
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Simply put - Backcountry Snowcats offer the best skiing experience on the South Coast. The snow is deep and reliable. The operation is super professional, that means safety oriented, detailed and well executed. The food is awesome, the lodge is warm and super comfortable. Pound...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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March 14, 2017|
Response from Jofrichmond | Reviewed this property |
I took my own powder skis up. But they had such a great selection of skis that I did not use my own skis. I think their rental fee is $13/day, but do not quote me on that as I could be wrong. But their rental fee for skis... More