Ultimate Backcountry Experiences
In collaboration with Head-Line Mountain Holidays, Four Seasons Whistler is pairing luxury with adventure, culinary and wellness to offer the ultimate, one-of-a-kind backcountry experiences. Each adventure is customizable and begins with a helicopter flight and includes the expertise of local guides along with Four Seasons culinary and spa experiences.
These experiences are perfect for team building, families, weddings and events, and promise to exceed your highest expectations.
"Glamping" Package - A Custom Snow Hotel Experience
Guests will fly via helicopter and travel with a guide by snowmobile to explore the ice caves before arriving at their own private enclave for a stay in a luxury “Snow Hotel.” The encampment is custom designed and built with comfort in mind, complete with pre-warmed down duvets, gourmet meals and hot tubs in a remote wilderness setting. This experience incorporates an array of bespoke Four Seasons services, including a natural thermal spa experience with a Four Seasons spa professional and culinary offerings prepared by Four Seasons’ chefs.
Wilderness Wellness Hot Springs Experience
The journey includes a helicopter ride before arriving at a remote natural hot spring. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by a master yoga instructor and a Four Seasons Spa therapist to enjoy a private yoga session, followed by an aqua massage treatment. The experience includes thermal pool-side cuisine and cocktails prepared by Four Seasons’ Chef-De-Cuisine.
Fly from Whistler to the Lillooet River for all kinds of species, or fly through a spectacular canyon to the Fraser River to fish for the ancient Sturgeon which date back to Triassic times. Upon arrival at the heli-pad on the beach, guests will be met by their guide(s) with river jet boats to travel these mighty rivers in search for their catch. Most of the fishing is done from the boats but for sturgeon, the boats beach and fishing is done with special equipment from the beach in sandy pools.Sturgeon are catch and release, however, all other species from the Lillooet river can be caught and brought back to Chef for their culinary experience depending on season.
Ice Cap Adventure & Exploration
Transportation begins via helicopter over expansive ice fields, after which guests will explore the vast Ice Caves with a private guide. The guide will lead guests through natural, aqua blue ice sculptures, ice flows and gentle slides transporting groups from one cave to the next. The adventure ends with a Four Seasons gourmet mountain-style lunch.
Heli-Snowmobile & Snowbike Adventure
The adventure starts with a helicopter flight that drops guests off to a base facility where state-of-the-art snowmobiles and snowbikes await. From there, expert guides will teach travellers about the terrain as they race at 8,000 feet above sea level. The adventure ends with a Four Seasons gourmet lunch. *For the ultimate “first tracks” experience, the snowmobiles can be outfitted with ski racks for skiers who want to partake in backcountry glacier skiing.