The Best Photography in Whistler

Looking for the best photography in Whistler? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Whistler. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Whistler

  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Paddling the River of Golden Dreams

    Whistler is better known for the winter activities, but in summer months, with the famous mountains towering above you, the weather is so warm. Nothing beats cooling off on top of or in the water. This paddle is a picturesque, great way to experience something different in the ski capital.The pad...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike along the Whistler Valley Trail Lit Section

    1.2 mi / 164 ft gain
    The best place to start you adventure on the Valley Trail at night is at the Whistler Golf Club - Directly across highway 99 from the whistler conference centre. From the parking lot (pay attention to pay parking times), walk west towards the clubhouse, where you will find the entrance to the Val...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Backpack to Russet Lake

    4.0
    Russet Lake is a beautiful alpine lake at the base of Fissile Peak in the backcountry of Garibaldi Provincial Park. This trip is well suited for two nights but can be accomplished in a full day without a pack.Your starting point is Whistler Village Gondola, then up the Peak 2 Peak Gondola to the ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Ride the Peak to Peak Gondola

    4.8
    From Whistler Village, purchase your Peak to Peak ticket at the main ticket booth (where you can also purchase ski passes and such).  This ticket is good for one ride up the mountain, but then you can stay up there as long as you'd like.Once you have your ticket, head over to the Whistler Gondola...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Ride the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

    5.0
    7 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Whistler mountain features multiple lift accessed riding areas  for a wide range of skill levels. From beginner runs such as "EZ does it" all the way up to high speed jump lines "Dirt Merchant" and "A-line" Whistler offers a massive range of terrain to ride for beginners and experts. Fitzsimmons ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Snowshoe the Rainbow Lake Loop

    6 mi / 400 ft gain
    In Whistler Village, stop by the information booth and get one of the maps that has the mountain bike paths on it. This will be your map of all the different snowshoeing options in the area, and any of the trails are sure to take you on a fun adventure.From Whistler Village make your way to Rainb...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike the Musical Bumps Trail

    15.5 mi
    The Musical Bumps are a series of rolling summits starting from Whistler Mountain that stretch over to Fissile and the Spearhead Range. It should come as no surprise that each one has a musical name: Flute, Oboe and Piccolo.There are two ways to access this area: you can ride the Whistler Village...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hiking the Lost Lake

    3.0
    The 6 km (3.7 mile) hike takes you to and around Lost Lake. Lost Lake is at the heart of the densely forested Lost Lake Park. The wide gravel trail runs around this charming lake through a enjoyable forest draped in old man's beard lichen (usnea).Lost Lake is a small lake just north of Whistler V...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike to Rainbow Lake

    5.0
    9.9 mi / 2788.7 ft gain
    With a low elevation to start you'll be greeted with a mossy canopy of luscious wilderness. As you venture deeper through the trail you can notice the wilderness progress to a sub-alpine climate and here you'll be pleasantly surprised by snow tipped pines & surroundings. The Rainbow Trail is ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Bike the Whistler Alpine Trail Network

    19.9 mi / 4940.9 ft gain
    Depending on how ambitious your group is, you can start in Whistler Village, or drive up to the Stonebridge trailhead. From the Stonebridge trailhead, you will take the Darwin's trail climb up to the Rainbow flank trail. This is considered to be a normal climb by Whistler standards, but you haven...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Ski the "Peak To Creek" in Whistler

    4.0
    Start at the Creekside Gondola in the Whistler Creekside Village - The village that is closest to Vancouver. There is generally lots of parking in the parkade, although it can get very busy on the weekends. You will need a lift pass, which you can buy at guest services at the base of the Gondola....
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Relax at Alpha Lake Park

    1 mi
    Located in Whistler Creekside, Alpha Lake Park is one of Whistler's hidden gems. Just off of Lake Placid road on the North Side of the Highway, there is lots of parking in the parking lot, or it is accessible directly via the valley trail for walkers and bikers. To access, turn on to Lake Placid ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Paddle on Whistler's Green Lake

    4.7
    The name Green Lake says it all: this is a beautiful glacier-fed lake right next to Whistler village. There's easy access to the water from paved roads, making this a great outing for anyone visiting Whistler for a couple of days and looking for an afternoon adventure.Getting There To reach Green...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Explore Whistler Mtn in the Off-Season

    Whistler Mountain is a world class ski destination in winter and a biking paradise in summer, but if you happen to be here in spring or fall, there's a whole other world of magic to enjoy. The access road is cut with machinery in early spring once the mountain has closed for the ski season, and a...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike to the Whistler Train Wreck

    4.3
    3.1 mi / 50 ft gain
    The hike to the train wreck in Whistler changed significantly on September 1st, 2016. The town of whistler installed a suspension bridge over the Cheakamus river, allowing hikers to access the site from the whistler athletes centre, down a well maintained path. There are two options to get to the...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Explore the Cheakamus Forest on Snowshoes

    5.0
    3.1 mi
    Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to experience true solitude in the beautiful snowy mountain landscape. The area surrounding the Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood of Whistler has some of the very best low elevation snowshoeing in the valley.Riverside and Suspension Bridge Loop:A great 5km loop ...
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