Trail Biking

Whistler Olympic Park Trail Biking Family Summer


Bring your bicycles and explore the Olympic Park trails and pathways - including 6 km of paved trails and 40 km of unpaved ski trails and roadways.

Dates Times Price Age
May 24 - September 29, 2013  10am -4:30pm Free  All

Mountain Bike Rentals

Hard-tail Mountain Bike Rentals are available 10am-4pm daily.  

  1 Hr Rental 2 Hr Rental 4 Hr Rental
Adult Bike $17 $27 $40
Youth Bike $12 $18 $30
Chariot $10 $15 $20

**Helmets provided

Whistler Cross Country Adventures Mountain Bike Tours

Whistler Olympic Park Discovery Tour

Learn about the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the athletes and their stories on a bike guided tour of Whistler Olympic Park. Starting from the Biathlon Stadium we will make our way through the Cross Country Ski and Ski Jumps venue areas. Then, making our way to the Top of the World trail we will enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. You will gain an appreciation for this outstanding setting and why it was chosen to host the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Nordic events.

Highlights: 3 Olympic Stadiums, First Nations Carvings, crystal clear creeks, fauna, flora.

Pricing: $130 per person (2 guest min. - Ages 12+) Hotel Pick-Up
or $105 per person From Whistler Olympic Park
Family of 4
(2 adult + 2 youth): $450
(Canadian Funds per Person plus tax)

Private Tour Available: $300.00 per person (just you and the guide)

Rating:
Beginner and Intermediate friendly.
This tour is on gravel trails with some paved sections. If you can ride a bike you can do this tour!

Departure: 
Daily from Whistler Village at 9:00AM, 1:00PM.

Duration: 4 hours round trip with check-in 15 minutes prior to tour time.

We Provide:
Front Suspension mountain bike, helmet, bottled water, snacks, expert guides, all related permits and insurance.

You Bring:
Clothing appropriate for the weather and athletic shoes. If you have SPD compatible shoes please let us know when you make your reservation.


 Whistler Olympic Park Explorer Tour

This bike tour encompasses the whole “Discovery Tour” plus, a more deeper exploration of the Callaghan Valley. We will bike all the way to Madeley Lake through the Norwegian Wood trail embedded within magic waterfalls and peaceful natural environment. As you ride, you will learn about the colorful flora, characteristic fauna, geology and cultural history of this distinctive location. You'll enjoy an up close and personal look at the elements that comprise the Whistler Olympic Park and the Callaghan Valley.
We will lead you through the trails and ensure you don't miss a thing. A real bike exploration!  

Highlights: Madeley Lake, waterfalls, old growth forest.

Pricing: $187 per person* Hotel Pick-Up or $165 per person* From Whistler Olympic Park
(2 guest min.) (Canadian Funds per Person plus tax)
Private Tour Available: $350.00 per person (just you and the guide)

Rating:
Intermediate.

Departure: 
Daily from Whistler Village at 9:00AM,

Duration: 5-6 hours

 We Provide:

Front Suspension mountain bike, helmet, bottled water, lunch, expert guides, all related permits and insurance.

You Bring:
Clothing appropriate for the weather and athletic shoes. If you have SPD compatible shoes please let us know when you make your reservation.


For more information visit Whistler Cross Country Adventures or call 604-698-7741.

Biathlon Trail

Biathlon Trail is a rollercoaster ride with some fabulous viewpoints along the way. Expect fast descents and short steep climbs.

Distance Duration Physical Difficulty Technical Difficulty Signage

 5 km

20 - 40 min

  Moderate

Moderate

Madeley Loop 

Directions

From the Visitor Centre go left toward the cross-country stadium on the self guided interpretive trail

At the Biathlon stadium continue under the bridge at the far end of the Biathlon range

Stay left and follow the loop around, staying left the whole time

Return to Visitor Centre by following the self guided interpretive trail back

Madeley Creek Trail

Madeley Loop Trail follows one of our most popular cross-country ski routes. This trail is on rolling terrain in a beautiful coastal forest.

Distance Duration Physical Difficulty Technical Difficulty Signage

 6 km

30 min - 1.5 hr

   Easy/Moderate

Easy/Moderate

Madeley Loop 

Directions

At the jumps turn right again and go under the bridge (150m)

Right again just past the bridge (500m)

Cross another bridge at the jumps turn right again and go under the bridge (750m)

At the bottom of the hill turn right onto Madeley Creek Loop trail

Once you have completed the loop return to the Visitor Centre using the same signs you followed 

Alexander Falls Trail

Alexander Falls Trail follows a section of the Madeley Loop Trail to Callaghan Country Base. This trail offers breathtaking views of Alexander Falls, picnic tables and washrooms.

Distance Duration Physical Difficulty Technical Difficulty Signage

 4 km

30 - 45 min

Easy/Moderate

Easy/Moderate

 Alexander Falls 

Directions

Follow directions to Madeley Creek Loop Trail 

At the bottom of the hill continue straight across the bridge 

Follow signage to Alexander Falls Trail

Return to Whistler Olympic Park Visitor Centre by following the same route you took to depart

Madeley Lake Trail

This trail climbs 160 metres for a rewarding view of the lake and beautiful alpine scenery. The return is a fast downhill roll with a couple of small climbs.

Distance Duration Physical Difficulty Technical Difficulty Signage

 17 km

1 - 2.5 hr

Moderate/Challenging

Easy/Moderate

 Madeley

Directions

Follow directions to Madeley Creek Loop Trail 

Follow Madeley Creek Loop trail for approximately 1.5km and turn right onto Norwegian Woods Trail

Continue up to Madeley Lake

Return from Madeley Lake and turn right onto Madeley Road

Follow Madeley Road to Madeley Creek Loop trail.

Once you have completed the loop return to Whistler Olympic Park Visitor Centre by following the same route you took to depart   

Whistler Enduro

Challenge yourself with this local Classic.

Distance Duration Physical Difficulty Technical Difficulty Signage

 92 km

4 - 6 hr

Very Challenging

Moderate

 From km 25

Directions

From Whistler village take the Valley Trail under Highway 99 toward Whistler Valley Golf Course.

From Whistler Golf Course parking lot follow Valley Trail south, through Alta Vista to Lakeside Park. 

Carry on past Wayside Park and Alpha Lake Park to Highway 99.

Cross Highway 99, enter Bayshores neighbourhood, follow the Valley Trail up Cheakamus Way, to Millars Pond Park.

From the south-east corner of Millars Pond Park take the Valley Trail south through the Spring Creek neighbourhood.

Follow the new Valley Trail to Cheakamus Crossing (2010 Athlete's Village) (Km 10)

Just before entrance to the Athletes' Village bear right on the road to basalt quarry. 

Follow this paved road south past the capped landfill site

On the south side of the capped landfill watch for the road on the right to "Jane Lakes". 

Directly at this road is the trailhead to 5 kilometers of new trail to the Cal-Cheak Recreation Site. 

After a couple of kilometers you will go through a series of tight switchbacks then cross a creek to a forestry road. 

Turn right, down the hill, to a bridge over the Cheakamus River. 

After the bridge, follow the trail until you can see Highway 99. 

Bear right and follow the road to Highway 99 and cross to the Callaghan Valley Forest Service Road. (Km 16)

Follow the Callaghan Valley Forest Service road to the 5 km marker and then to the Canadian Snowmobiles base. 

At this point veer right on the road that heads up the hill continue up the hill. (Km 21) 

You will come to a yellow gate where the road splits

Whistler Olympic Park signage begins. Pass the gate and take the right fork. 

Follow this trail until you reach the ski jump parking lot

Continue to the Visitor Centre following the self-guided interpretive trail.  (Km 25)

From the Visitor Centre complete the Madeley Lake Loop (Km 42)

Return to the Visitor Centre and retrace your route back to Whistler Village. (Finish!  Km 92)

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