Whistler Day Trip

Mar
03
When: Saturday, Mar 3, 2018, 7:00AM - 9:30PM
Where:

Whistler BC

Add to CalendarWhistler Day Trip03/03/2018 07:00 AM03/03/2018 09:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAbout Whistler Day Trip Join us as we head to Whistler to explore the Resort Village as well as head up the Peak 2 Peak Gondola! Located two hours from Vancouver on the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway, Whistler Village is British Columbia's premier spot to enjoy alpine culture. With many restaurants and shopping opportunities, Whistler is a popular tourist destination even if you don't ski or snowboard. But for those that like outdoor adventure, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains were the site of the 2010 Winter Olympics and are some of the best ski hills in British Columbia. This trip includes a ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, which is the longest unsupported span in the world at 3.024 km! What to wear: Bring clothes for warm and cold weather A warm sweater and a light jacket (waterproof jacket if possible) Warm pants (if you have waterproof pants you may want to bring them) Appropriate footwear (running shoes, hiking boots, or gum boots) What to bring: A change of socks, shoes, and pants: your clothes may get wet Water bottle  Snacks Money for shopping A small camera A packed lunch and dinner (unless you would like to buy your food) Meeting Location:  VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby at 7:00 am Trip Includes: Transportation, Bus and ferry, and access to the peak to peak gondola Policies, Health & Safety We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy. How to Sign Up Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255. You will need to have your: Student card, Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy) Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities) Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us: Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception. Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor Learning Commons. Waiver Form Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip. Contact Ali White, Manager, Group Programs phone: 250-740-6314 e-mail: ali.white@viu.ca Whistler BCfalse

About Whistler Day Trip

Join us as we head to Whistler to explore the Resort Village as well as head up the Peak 2 Peak Gondola! Located two hours from Vancouver on the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway, Whistler Village is British Columbia's premier spot to enjoy alpine culture. With many restaurants and shopping opportunities, Whistler is a popular tourist destination even if you don't ski or snowboard. But for those that like outdoor adventure, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains were the site of the 2010 Winter Olympics and are some of the best ski hills in British Columbia. This trip includes a ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, which is the longest unsupported span in the world at 3.024 km!

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What to wear:

  • Bring clothes for warm and cold weather
  • A warm sweater and a light jacket (waterproof jacket if possible)
  • Warm pants (if you have waterproof pants you may want to bring them)
  • Appropriate footwear (running shoes, hiking boots, or gum boots)

What to bring:

  • A change of socks, shoes, and pants: your clothes may get wet
  • Water bottle 
  • Snacks
  • Money for shopping
  • A small camera
  • A packed lunch and dinner (unless you would like to buy your food)

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby at 7:00 am

Trip Includes:

Transportation, Bus and ferry, and access to the peak to peak gondola

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor Learning Commons.

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Ali White, Manager, Group Programs

phone: 250-740-6314

e-mail: ali.white@viu.ca 

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