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Sea to Sky Gondola

The Sea to Sky Gondola is your doorway to year-round outdoor adventure including, hiking, interpretive walks, panoramic views, viewing platforms and the 9,000 square foot Summit Lodge with self-serve dining and a menu that features fresh, local ingredients. Discover Adventure by Nature.

The 10-minute ride to the top takes you 885m above sea level where sweeping of views of the Howe Sound and coastal mountains will welcome you from every direction. At the top, you’ll find three main viewing platforms: the southwestern-facing 5,000 square foot Summit Lodge Viewing Deck, the dramatic Chief Overlook Viewing Platform that jets out to overlook climbers on the backside of the Chief and the windsurfing and kiteboarding action at The Spit, and the The Spirit Viewing Platform which includes interpretive information on the surrounding landscape and its significance to the Stawamus First Nations people.

The Sea to Sky Gondola summer season runs from May through November with the winter season running from November through April.

Winter Season Activities

In the winter, the Sea to Sky Gondola becomes a winter wonderland with access to over 3,000 acres of backcountry terrain and winter activities for every age and ability including front and backcountry skiing, hiking, snowshoeing and tubing, all topped off with après-adventure at the Summit Lodge.

CHRISTMAS FOREST WALK
DAILY

Explore our decorated holiday trail through the month of December. Lined with lights and whimsical decorations, the Spirit Trail gets transformed into a winter wonderland to celebrate the Spirit of Christmas. The trail is wheelchair and stroller trail friendly, and leads guests back to the Summit Lodge where you can warm up with hot cocoa by the fire.

SNOWSHOEING & WINTER WALKING ON THE PANORAMA TRAIL 
DAILY (SNOW-PERMITTING)

Explore our winter trail network all season long (snow-permitting)
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SNOW TUBING
DAILY (SNOW-PERMITTING)

Ongoing through winter season, enjoy old-fashioned tubing at the Sea to Sky Gondola! Fun for all ages (height restrictions apply). Learn more at our tubing page.

HEADLAMP HIKE 
SATURDAYS & DAILY OVER THE HOLIDAYS | 4:30 pm

Discover pristine solitude, excitement and enjoy the outdoors this winter on a guided headlamp hike. Read more.

FONDUE OVER THE HOLIDAYS
DAILY

The perfect way to wrap up a day of snowshoeing, tubing, or exploring the backcountry. Gather with friends and family at the top of Sea to Sky Gondola for a warm beverage and fondue as you cozy up and drink in the views from our Summit Lodge. Last ride up at 5pm. 

 

The Squamish Adventure Guide is packed with everything you need to help you make the most out of your stay.

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Warm Up To Winter In Squamish

Events

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    Story Time at the Gondola

    Get warm and cozy with us as we share some of our most beloved stories of the season. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served!

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    Sea to Sky Scramble Trail Run

    The premier vertical trail running race from the base of Squamish’s Sea to Sky Gondola featuring 6km of rugged trail with an ascent of almost 1km.

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  • Event

    Holiday Concert

    Get into the Spirit of Christmas through seasonal musical performances at the Sea to Sky Gondola.

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    Headlamp Hikes

    Discover pristine solitude in the outdoors on a guided sunset headlamp hike or snowshoe at the Sea to Sky Gondola.

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