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Rainbow Mountain

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Rainbow Falls - just beautiful

Went for a short hike to the falls, can be done on a round looping track. Absolutely beautiful. Not... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2016
PaulFogg
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Windsor
Wonderland

Although is was Summer , the trip up to Whistler was beautiful. The town is quaint and one can... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
michelesmith2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Tired of fighting the crowds at ski resorts? This snow-covered mountain is so isolated, you'll need a helicopter to get there.
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Aug 3, 2016
“Rainbow Falls - just beautiful”
Jul 13, 2016
“Wonderland”
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Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Went for a short hike to the falls, can be done on a round looping track. Absolutely beautiful. Not so hard to do this section of the track. Take insect repellant

Thank PaulFogg
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Although is was Summer , the trip up to Whistler was beautiful. The town is quaint and one can imagine the playground it becomes in Winter. The cable cars are amazing -longest and highest I have ever used. Scenery for ever. Food and drinks pricey...More

Thank michelesmith2014
Reviewed May 12, 2016

view from the helicopter flying us over the mountain it was great...the cost was fairly reasonable as well

Thank Mark M
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Went snow mobiling with The Adventure Group and had such a fantastic time going up and down this mountain. The views were incredible from the top and it was our favourite memory and excursion during our time at Whistler!

Thank Randy D
Reviewed February 18, 2016

I did this hike a few years ago wonderful pathways and boardwalks. It was mid summer and it was a little cooler up at the lake. It's also longer hike than I thought it would be. Then the mosquitos came out. Oh boy did we...More

Thank Preston S
Reviewed January 13, 2016

About 1 hour drive from Whistler - they load you off at the hut, you go through a crash course on riding a snowmobile - they have snow shoes and helmets - and off you go riding in the middle of nowhere trail enjoying clean...More

Thank RajFromFrisco
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We took a helicopter to the top of Rainbow Mountain. Had a three hour hike on ice, up large newly uncovered rocks and to the top flagpost. After lunch we crawled down the side of a cliff and onto a bank of ice making our...More

1  Thank VancouverLad78
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Went up in late May and the lake still had snow covering it, very pretty. The hike up is very steep in places and a constant climb for the whole 8 km to rainbow lake. There was snow cover for the last km which made...More

Thank Bobbinson
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Rainbow is the broad peak directly North of Whitler Blackcomb ski resort. In winter, it can be accessed from two different trails but only by very fit and determined backcountry skiers. Snowmobiles can also access and play in the lower areas East of the mountain,...More

1  Thank peter n
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Rainbow mountains hidden gem is rainbow lake. it's at the top of rainbow mountain. This lake is the mail source of drinking water for Whistler. This is by far one of the best and most rewarding hikes in Whistler. It's an all day hike -...More

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