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Take the new Callaghan Valley Road and park at the Callaghan Country Parking Lot near Alexander Falls. There is a sign that says "customer parking only" but there should be a couple of plowed spots on the right before the sign that you can use. Backcountry skiers are expected to either stay off the groomed trail, or buy a discounted trail ticket to use the grooming. The discount only applies if you are on AT or Telemark skis, not light nordic skis.
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Take the Callaghan Valley Road towards [[Whistler Olympic Park]].
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Turn left just before a 180 degree hairpin turn.  This is the entrance to the Callaghan Country Parking Lot.
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As of March 2022, backcountry users on the Callaghan Country XC trail system must purchase a full price XC trail pass ($29.50).
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Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket booth.
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Outside of the Christmas holidays, Callaghan Country is open 5 days per week, Friday - Tuesday.
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The trails are not groomed on Wednesdays or Thursdays.
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There is also a one way [https://www.callaghancountry.com/snowcat-shuttle.html snowcat shuttle service] to Callaghan Lake on Saturday morning.
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Day use parking to Callaghan Valley area is only open when the gates are open which seems to be at 8am.
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Overnight parking is only permitted at Alexander Falls parking lot, about 200m south on Callaghan Valley Road.

Latest revision as of 09:13, 7 April 2022

Take the Callaghan Valley Road towards Whistler Olympic Park. Turn left just before a 180 degree hairpin turn. This is the entrance to the Callaghan Country Parking Lot. As of March 2022, backcountry users on the Callaghan Country XC trail system must purchase a full price XC trail pass ($29.50). Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket booth. Outside of the Christmas holidays, Callaghan Country is open 5 days per week, Friday - Tuesday. The trails are not groomed on Wednesdays or Thursdays. There is also a one way snowcat shuttle service to Callaghan Lake on Saturday morning.

Day use parking to Callaghan Valley area is only open when the gates are open which seems to be at 8am. Overnight parking is only permitted at Alexander Falls parking lot, about 200m south on Callaghan Valley Road.