Numerous backcountry cabins exist
in the surrounding mountains for
overnight excursions, and nearby
attractions like One Mile Lake
and Nairn Falls offer short hikes
with great scenery and easy access.
The backcountry surrounding
Pemberton is full of rivers and lakes,
many of which offer great fishing
for trout or salmon. Guided tours
hosted by long-time locals are
The skies above Pemberton offer
adventure as well. Pemberton has
its own airport offering helicopter
TRAVELLER I DESTINATIONS
tours, skydiving and flights to Big Sky Golf Club’s 19th hole, which
overlooks the course from its unique location atop Mount Currie.
Paragliding is also a popular activity, so it’s quite common to see local
fliers in the air. Enjoy spectacular views of the Pemberton Valley
while flying tandem with a certified instructor.
The short drive from Whistler to Pemberton is a must-do for anyone
visiting the area. For the complete Pemberton summer experience, do
as the locals do: swim in a lake; eat some delicious local produce; and
take to the trails! Like Whistler, most of Pemberton’s residents came
from elsewhere and simply couldn’t leave. Come see “Spud Valley” for
yourself, and you’ll be sure to understand why.
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