Sea to Sky Gondola – The ten minute stunning gondola ride to over 885 metres above sea level provides easy access to incredible coastal mountain terrain with breathtaking views! Or challenge yourself to a hike to the top for lunch overlooking the Sound. Ask reception for discounted lift tickets.
Fly with Sea To Sky Air – Aerial sightseeing flights over Whistler and Squamish. Come for epic views leave with amazing memories. Sea To Sky Air is conveniently located just down the road from us.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding – SUP the Howe Sound to explore Squamish from a whole new perspective. Read our interview with owner Norm Hann for information on trips and why now is the best time to try paddleboarding if you haven’t before.
Fishing – Before Squamish was discovered as an outdoor recreation mecca, it was a world-renowned destination for anglers. You can fish right here at Sunwolf off the banks of the Cheakamus River. Be sure to pick up a copy of the local fishing regulations to find out what’s in season and which species are catch and release only. Licenses available at Canadian Tire in town or online at http://www.fishing.gov.bc.ca/ New to fishing or not sure where to go? Why not hire a Squamish fishing guide?
Mountain Biking – Cross country, downhill or freeride, Squamish is recognized as one of the best mountain biking destinations in the world – and the best part is you can hit the trails nearly all year round. Welcome to the home of some of the greatest mountain biking in Canada. Squamish offers a huge variety of trails for mountain bikers of any experience level. Not planning to bring your bike? Rentals are available in town through Sea-to-Sky Adventure Company. And Republic Bicycles in Brackendale is a local’s favourite shop. Not sure where to go? Stop by reception to purchase a trail map, or go on a group ride with Squamish Off-road Cycling Association (SORCA).
Hiking – There are dozens of great hikes here in Squamish, ranging from easy walks, to strenuous backcountry adventures. A few include Stawamus Chief, Four Lakes Loop, Alice Lake, Elfin Lakes, Brohm Lake, Garibaldi Park, High Falls and not to mention all the new great hikes at the top of the Sea To Sky Gondola. Due to the mild coastal climate of the area, many of these hikes can be walked all year round. Ask our team about hiking trails in the area.
Climbing – Squamish is considered to be one of the top rock climbing destinations in Canada. The most famous area is the Stawamus Chief, the second largest granite monolith in the world with enough routes to keep anyone busy for years. New to climbing? Squamish has many climbing guides and schools to help you out.
Wind & Kite Surfing – The Squamish Spit at the mouth of the Squamish River provides perfect conditions for wind surfing and kite boarding. On a windy day, you can watch these colourful aerialists from Newport Beach.