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6000 Cypress Bowl Rd. West Vancouver, BC V0N 1G0
604-926-5612

Snowshoe Tours

Let our entertaining and informative guides lead your adventure through the sup-alpine forests and meadows of the Hollyburn Ridge.  You will learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as well as tips for safe winter travel.  Our dinner and evening snowshoe tours offer a unique way to explore this winter wonderland by headlamp and enjoy delicious home cooked food at the Hollyburn Lodge Heritage Building. These programs are especially popular with groups!

Cypress Mountain, Vancouver, BC

We are working hard to complete the rebuild of Hollyburn Lodge, with an anticipated opening in mid December. Our Fondue Dinner Tours, Girls Nights and Music Nights are scheduled to be available in the New Year once the Lodge is fully operational. The Hollyburn Meadows and Winter Wanderer will be available thru the Holidays snow permitting.

Online booking will be available for all scheduled programs as soon as we have an opening day for Nordic. We thank you for your patience and look forward to hosting you in the future.

2 Hours
Ages 6+

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 Hollyburn Lodge to enjoy a hot chocolate and cookie to keep you fueled.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$40
Youth (13–18)$40
Senior (64+)$40
Child (6–12)$35

Dec. 15, 2016–Mar. 26, 2017 Dates & Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Saturdays and Sundays1:00pm3:00pm
Saturdays and Sundays4:00pm6:00pm
Additional Holiday Dates and Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 24, 2510:00am12:00pm
Dec. 26, 28, 29, 30, Jan. 24:00pm6:00pm

Custom dates and times available for groups of 8 or more. Please email nordic@cypressmountain.com

2.5 Hours
Ages 6+

We will snowshoe through a winter wonderland on our way to Gnarly’s Den, our friendly mascot’s winter home, nestled amid the Burfield Forest. A roaring fire will keep you warm while you cozy up to feast on chocolate fondue, roast marshmallows, sip on a piping hot beverage and soak in this truly magical outdoor setting. While this indulgent chocolate feast is for cubs and sows alike, children aged 6-12 years are only permitted on the 2pm, 3pm and 4pm tours.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$50
Youth (13–18)$50
Senior (64+)$50
Child (6–12)$40

Tour Dates & Times:
Date:Start Times:
Winter Holiday, Dec. 272pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
New Years Eve, Dec. 312pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Family Day, Feb. 132pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Valentines Day, Feb. 145pm, 6pm, 7pm
3 Hours
Ages 13+

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 indulgent chocolate fondue at the Hollyburn Lodge. Beer, wine and other menu items are available at an additional cost.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$55
Youth (13–18)$55
Senior (64+)$55

Dec. 26, 2016–Mar. 26, 2017 Dates & Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Fridays7:00pm10:00pm
Sundays7:00pm10:00pm
Additional Holiday Dates and Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Dec 26, 28, 29, Jan 1, 27:00pm10:00pm

Custom dates and times available for groups of 8 or more. Please email nordic@cypressmountain.com

3 Hours
Ages 16+

On this truly magical winter experience, you will snowshoe by headlamp through the towering forests and glades of Hollyburn Mountain on your way to the Hollyburn Lodge. This beginner friendly tour is all about introducing women to new activities, getting some exercise and having fun. The tour includes hot beverages, appetizers, a chocolate fondue and the chance to socialize and make new friends. Beer, wine and other menu items are available at an additional cost.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$65
Youth (13–18)$65
Senior (64+)$65

Tour Dates & Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Jan. 67:00pm10:00pm
Jan. 207:00pm10:00pm
Feb. 37:00pm10:00pm
Feb. 177:00pm10:00pm
Mar. 37:00pm10:00pm
Mar. 177:00pm10:00pm

4 Hours
Ages 13+

Join our guided snowshoe tour to enjoy Saturday Night Live Music at the Hollyburn Lodge. Just as it has been done for decades, you can snowshoe through a snowy forest by headlamp to enjoy a warm fire, live music, delicious food, good company and a dance or two in this idyllic mountain setting. Your tour includes hot drinks, appetizers and a chocolate fondue. Beer, wine and other menu items are available at an additional cost.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$75
Youth (13–18)$75
Senior (64+)$75

Tour Dates & Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Every Saturday between Jan. 7 and Mar. 255:30pm9:30pm
4 Hours
Ages 13+

Popular with large groups, this 4 hour tour will have you snowshoe through a winter wonderland by the light of your headlamp on the way to the Hollyburn Lodge, where you will enjoy a delicious homemade cheese fondue dinner. Your meal includes hot beverages, green salad, cheese fondue and a chocolate fondue for dessert! Beer and wine are available at an additional cost.

Tour Pricing:
Age GroupCost
Adult (19–64)$85
Youth (13–18)$85
Senior (64+)$85

Jan 6, 2016–Mar 26, 2017 Dates & Times:
Day:Start Time:End Time:
Fridays6:00pm10:00pm
Sundays6:00pm10:00pm

Custom dates and times available for groups of 8 or more. Please email nordic@cypressmountain.com

The Fine Print

  • All programs must be pre-booked and paid in full to guarantee spaces.
  • Once booked programs are non-refundable
  • No cancellations or transfers are permitted on the day of your program.
  • Cancellations with 24 hours or more notice will be permitted to rebook or receive the value of the tour on a Cypress Bucks Gift Card.
  • Any changes to custom programs and private lessons are subject to a $25 admin fee
  • Cypress reserves the right to change or cancel programs or alter pricing without notice.
  • All lesson programs and tours run snow, rain or sun, 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.