Daily Conditions

Tuesday, October 17th 2017

Stay up to date on the daily weather and activities available at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Daily conditions are updated at 8:45am each morning.

Hours of Operation

Daily:  9:30am-5:00pm (last ride down at 6:00pm)

High of 13C.  Rain ending this morning then mainly Cloudy.

No campfires, smoking, or open burning permitted in any area.


Guided Walking tour - 11 & 2pm meeting at the map in the summit plaza.  

Guided 'Alpine Alley' Family Tour - Weekends and Holidays:  1pm meet at the map in the summit plaza.                                                     

Spirit Loop - Open. Easy, stroller-friendly walking trail.  

Panorama Loop - Open.  Easy, stroller-friendly walking trail.

Lookback Trail - Open.  Access is off Panorama.  Single track, easy hiking.  

Wonderland Lake Loop -  Open.  Single track, easy-intermediate hiking.  

Sparky's Spin - Open.  Connects with Upper Sea to Summit for a single track loop that is just under 2km. 

Alpine Alley - Open.  Easy hiking, family-friendly introduction to hiking and trail etiquette.

Sea to Summit - Open. 7.5 km trail from base to summit.  Difficult in places.  Rock scrambles and rope assisted climbing. Some wet and muddy sections. Creeks are running hard. Leash your dog in these areas.

Shannon Basin Loop - Open.  An easy-intermediate, but longer, (9.8km) loop from the lodge, out to Shannon Creek and then dropping down through the forest back onto a de-commissioned forest service road to return to the Summit.

Al's Habrich Trail - Open.  More difficult, back-country hiking, with significant vertical gain.  Rock scrambles and rope-assisted climbing.  Use caution on slippery rocks at view areas.  Travel beyond 'End of Marked Trail' requires back country route finding skills, ability and equipment.

Backcountry Access Road - Sky Pilot Valley Trail - Open. Travel beyond 'End Of Marked Trail'  signs requires good backcountry, high alpine, route-finding skills, ability and equipment.  Suitable winter footwear and equipment is required. 

Backcountry Advisory

Please refer to the Avalanche Canada website for special statements for the area.  

Safety Notes

  • Wear approriate clothing and footwear for wet and slippery conditions on trails. Be prepared!
  • Small children require close adult supervision, particularly off trail and around water.

  • You MUST be prepared with proper gear before your hikes: proper treaded winter footwear, head lamp and extra clothing if venturing out on extended hikes.  Let someone know where you are going.  Carry a fully charged cell phone and plan for darkness and dropping temperatures. 

  • Know before you go! The gondola is subject to unscheduled closures due to weather.  Check our website, or check in with Guest Services if the gondola is part of your hiking plan.  You need to be prepared for a 2-way hike.  Use extra diligence during weather events, including forecasted outflow winds. 
  • Expect high water in creeks and river beds.  Possible bridge wash-outs, and difficult or impossible creek crossings.  Supervise children and pets closely.   Be aware of sink holes and snow bridges near creeks and bodies of water, as well as collapsing snow on the banks of creeks at the upper-most elevations.
  • Please note that for safety reasons drones may not access the gondola




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