Wells Gray Traverse Cross Country Skiing

The 50th most popular XC Ski in British Columbia.

Northeast of Vancouver and Kamloops near Clearwater, in the 540,000 hectare Wells Gray Provincial Park there is a 50 km of backcountry ski touring route along an alpine plateau across the Trophy Range among the Cariboo Mountains with four backcountry huts.

Overall, Wells Gray Traverse is the 50th most popular cross country ski area of all 56 Nordic ski destinations in British Columbia.


Local Contact(s):  WGPP (250) 851-3000; Local Tourism (250) 674-2646; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Cross-Country BC Assoc. (604) 545-9600; Avalanche Info (604) 290-9333.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Backcountry Chalets (250) 587-6444; Wells Gray Chalets (250) 587-6446

Luxury Loding:  Helmcken Falls Lodge (250) 674-3657

Reference Source:  click here http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  11462


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