Explore Squamish - February 08, 2017

Family Day in Squamish

Squamish is in full winter wonderland mode and this coming BC Family Day Weekend, there are some fantastic offers on activities the whole family can enjoy.

The Sea to Sky Gondola is offering 50% off to all guests Saturday February 11 through Monday February 13. There’s snowshoeing, winter walking and a tube park, all under some of the most spectacular mountains in Southern BC. At the Summit Lodge, there will be delicious, family oriented meals, locally brewed beverages and s’mores in front of a fire. There will even be an old fashioned Canadian Sugar Shack operating throughout the weekend. With snowshoe rentals available, guided tours, and a host of family friendly activities, Family Day Weekend at the Sea to Sky Gondola is not to be missed.

 

 

 

 

 

Family Snowshoeing
Family Snowshoe at the Sea to Sky Gondola photo: Paul Bride

 

 

 

 

 

Just down the road, the Britannia Mine Museum, voted one of BC’s best museums year after year is offering 50% off on Family Day - Monday February13 for all visitors. Take a walk through some of the Sea to Sky Corridor’s mining and exploration history at one of the coolest places to visit in BC.

Enjoying the Britannia Mine Museum photo: Dai Manuel

 

If you’re feeling like exploring your Nordic side, Ski Callaghan, located north of Squamish in the beautiful Callaghan Valley and the site of the Nordic events for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, is offering 50% off at the admission gate on Family Day - Monday February 13 for all visitors wanting to try their hand at skate and classic cross-country skiing as well as snowshoeing and tobogganing. Ski Callaghan is also offering a 90min Ups and Downs Clinic with a high performance coach. Designed to teach people better climbing and descending skills on skate skis, it’s sure to be a hit with skate skiers looking to improve their game. Ski Callaghan offers full Nordic rentals, so all you need are a smile and some good winter clothing.

 

Family Nordic Skiing
Family Ski at Ski Callaghan photo: Christie-images.com 

Squamish has lots to do. From a great list of family restaurants and accommodations to the many winter activities within easy reach of anywhere in town, spending the weekend exploring Squamish is a guarantee to enjoying your mid winter break.