It's that time of year again, the forest has grown quieter, the pulleys have been maintenanced and the orange helmets are lined up awaiting our fresh faced recruits. The future Ziptrek guides are arriving from all over the world, coming here to dedicate their summer to making sure you have the best time of your life ziplining.
As you can imagine, operating in one of the last stands of old-growth forest in the Whistler Valley means we encounter and (respectfully) operate side-by-side some incredible wildlife. In this feature we'd like to introduce you to the northern spotted owl.
Here at Ziptrek Ecotours we're big on gifting experiences instead of things. Less waste and more fun! If you're looking to give the gift of adventure this season, we've got you covered with Gift Certificates. Don't know which tour to gift? Check out our adventure gift guide below, we have something for everyone:
BC is home to a portion of the Coastal Temperate Rainforest which is one of the richest and most diverse temperate forests in the world. This type of rainforest popped up after the regression of the ice age and is now a rarity on global standards, currently covering only 10% of the earth. This is the forest we work and play in.
The hustle-bustle days of summer have passed and the powder hounds of winter have yet to arrive, but we'll let you in on a little secret... this can be the best time of year for a Whistler adventure. Here are our top 5 reasons fall is a favourite time for Ziptrekking through the rainforest: