SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

Your package also includes a SportChek gift card, free skate sharpening at your local SportChek Service Shop, two Ripzone toques or mitts, and a $20 gift card to help cover your costs at the last stop. Packages will be shipped out before December 12th and will arrive before Christmas. Coupons cannot be applied to this product.

Trip Highlights

Winter wonderland photo ops

Cozy cafes and hidden gems

A few spots for prime eagle viewing

A chalet-style restaurant overlooking the mountains

Options for tobogganing, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing

Suggested for
  • Active Families
  • Snow enthusiasts
  • Adventurous Couples
Available to depart
Best done between January-March to depart Wednesday-Sunday (when snow is on the ground).

Itinerary

Stop 1

Start your day with an easy winter view point off the main highway.

Drive time to the second stop is: 20 minutes

 

 

 

Stop 2

Cozy up at one of our favourite cafes or bakeries in this cute town. We’ve also recommended a few other winter photo ops that pay tribute to Indigenous history close to the main street for you to explore.

Drive time to the third stop is: 7 minutes

 

Stop 3

Head over to a viewpoint in town that’s known for being North America’s largest gathering of bald eagles. Bald eagles start arriving as early as November and stay as late as March, with their population peaking during December and January.

Drive time to the fourth stop is: 40 minutes

 

Stop 4

Your last stop has a winter adventure available for everyone. Choose between snowshoeing to the base of a frozen waterfall, cross-country skiing, or tobogganing. Following your trek, grab a bite in the chalet with a gorgeous view of the mountain range.

BONUS: Sport Chek has covered admission fees for one adult at this stop ($20 value).

Estimated Travel Time
to First Stop

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Cash
Ice Skates
Outdoor Gear
Road Trip Snacks
Snowshoes (Optional)
Snowsuit
Water
Winter Boots
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Skating
Snowshoeing
Winter Walks

Frequently Asked Questions

We're here to help!

This trip can be taken anytime between December – March. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing might not be available during the month of December, weather depending. We’ve provided an alternative option during this time.

See the approximate total round-trip driving distances/times below. These are driving distances only and do not factor in time spent at stops.

• From Vancouver: 3 hours and 35 minutes / 241 km

• From Surrey: 4 hours and 18 minutes / 306 km

• From Abbotsford: 5 hours / 128 km

 

We recommend leaving between 8 am – 9 am.

Dogs can be taken along on this trip, but it may prevent you from going into some of the suggested cafes.

We recommend bringing up too five people.

The first three stops don’t have a fee. For the fourth stop, the activity you choose may vary from $11-18/person. We recommend bringing your own snowshoes or cross-country skis to save money on rental costs.

SportChek has also provided a $20 voucher to help cover fees at this stop.

We have included a few accommodation recommendations in the confirmation email.