Where can I find updates on daily trail conditions?
The Lost Lake Cross Country staff do their utmost to keep guests informed of trail conditions, weather and special events. Call 604-935-PLAY ext. 2 to hear an updated daily message. Conditions are updated by 8 a.m. every day. To speak to someone in person, call Cross Country Connection at 604-905-0071.
Where can I purchase a ticket?
Tickets are available at Meadow Park Sports Center, PassivHaus and the Nicklaus North ticket booth.
What hours is the warming hut open?
The warming hut up at Lost Lake is accessible only by skis and is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. No food services are provided so pack in and out what you need.
What time is night skiing?
All trails close at dusk with the exception of the Lost Lake Loop, which is lit for night skiing until 8 p.m. every night. Night skiing tickets are valid from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. PassivHaus ticket sales and rentals close at 8 p.m.
Where can I park?
Day Lot 5: Turn off Highway 99 at Lorimer Road, drive through the next set of stoplights and take your first right at the sign that reads “Cross-Country Parking.” You will see a large sign on your left with a cross-country skier symbol. Drive to the front of the lot where you will find a groomed track. Follow the trail to the main ticket booth. Walking is permitted on this part of the trail.
Meadow Park Sports Centre: You can park and purchase tickets at the Meadow Park Sports Centre. To get to Lost Lake Park from here, cross Highway 99 and enter the Valley Trail on the north side (this section is used for horse sleigh rides and is groomed for the horses). Proceed through Dream River Park on the multi-use trail towards the float plane dock. At the Nicklaus North Clubhouse, you will see signs at the far end of the parking lot directing you onto the trail system.
Nicklaus North Clubhouse: You can park and purchase tickets at the Nicklaus North Clubhouse, located at the foot of Old Mill Road.
Note: There is no drive or walk-in access up to Lost Lake or the warming hut in the winter.
Is there accessible parking?
Yes – there are a number of accessible parking stalls in Whistler. Learn more about accessible parking.
Where can I snowshoe?
Designated snowshoe trails start at the Lost Lake ticket booth and wind through Lost Lake Park. There are a total of 15 kilometers of snowshoe trails, which cross over the ski trails in a few areas. Snowshoeing in not permitted on the cross-country trail system Snowshoers must stay on the designated route. For safety reasons, the deep snowshoe imprints and the ruined track set, we ask snowshoers to abide by this trail use condition.
It is not advisable to head out on your own without a properly marked route, guide or extensive knowledge of the area. There are a number of local businesses that offer guided snowshoe tours.
Can I walk along the trails?
The Lost Lake trails are not open to pedestrians and dogs during the winter and dog owners are reminded that they are responsible for knowing and abiding by the municipality's dog regulations.
What special events are happening this year?
The winter months are filled with cross country happenings that change every year. For events information, call the Cross Country Connection at (604) 905-0071 or after business hours at 604-935-PLAY and press 2.