Snowshoeing & Photography Tour of Vancouver Mountains

Highlights

  • Your tour begins with pickup from your Vancouver hotel, where you’ll greet your guide and board a climate-controlled vehicle destined for the splendors of Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. After a 1-hour drive along the British Colombia Highway, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway because of its scenic landscapes, you’ll arrive in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. The Chief, an imposing granite monolith that towers 2,300 feet (700 meters) above the ground, is the second-largest free-standing rock in the world. Set off on your 2-hour hike to the top and receive insightful tips to improve your photography of the majestic landscapes you pass. After reaching the summit, you’ll be rewarded with incredible views of the natural park. Spend an hour here, snapping photographs and absorbing the surrounding beauty, before you begin the downhill hike. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your Vancouver hotel.

Summary

Your tour begins with pickup from your Vancouver hotel, where you’ll greet your guide and board a climate-controlled vehicle destined for the splendors of Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. After a 1-hour drive along the British Colombia Highway, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway because of its scenic landscapes, you’ll arrive in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. The Chief, an imposing granite monolith that towers 2,300 feet (700 meters) above the ground, is the second-largest free-standing rock in the world. Set off on your 2-hour hike to the top and receive insightful tips to improve your photography of the majestic landscapes you pass. After reaching the summit, you’ll be rewarded with incredible views of the natural park. Spend an hour here, snapping photographs and absorbing the surrounding beauty, before you begin the downhill hike. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your Vancouver hotel.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Why take this tour?

Your tour is a picture-perfect way to experience Canada’s outdoors, while learning the basics of landscape photography. All levels of hikers and types of cameras are welcome. As an outdoors guide with 20+ years of experience leading hikes, I will show you how to snowshoe safely, following your own pace if needed. As a photographer I'll not only take beautiful photos of your memories, but also teach you landscape photography regardless of whether you carry a smartphone or DSLR. The tour includes return transportation from your accommodation to the mountain resort, snowshoes, photography lessons/tips and complimentary photos. Hiking poles (optional) can be borrowed.

What’s included?

  • Professional photographer guide

  • Transportation

  • Hiking poles and DSLR camera can be borrowed, although not necesssary

  • Guided small-group hiking tour

  • We'll have the option to grab lunch in Squamish, after the hike.

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Discover nature, not the resort - Nature PhotoHikes takes you off the beaten path through hiking and photography lessons. We guarantee a fun and safe experience while connecting you with other nature and photography enthusiasts. As our guest, you believe in buying experiences (not things) and taking pictures (not souvenirs)! Our hikes are based on physical ability, from half day easy walks to multiple day camping trips in Vancouver, BC and the Rockies, AB. Everyone of varying skills is welcome to attend, whether you carry a DSLR or iPhone. Our small groups allow for one-on-one, customized, instructions as well as keen attention to your hiking experience. Our photographer and guide is an avid traveler, photographer and hiker. Spending over a decade each in British Columbia and Alberta, he has organized hikes for 15+ years for locals and visitors. He has also traveled to 56 countries in 6 continents. He loves to share his passion for travel, the outdoors and photography with everyone!

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