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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
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What a exciting adventure.
Exploring up the Hurley rd.
Sled in and out.
Amazing tenure.challenging skiing.
Super hospitality.clean comfortable.
awesome local quides.safe.
Best cat driver kathy.
Meals homestyle delight.
Plan to bring friends in spring.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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 was low and it is the best way to go.