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    What to Expect
    This unique dining experience begins at the Canadian Wilderness Adventures Desk in the lower level of the Carleton Lodge, a hotel in Whistler Village. Climb into a heated, luxury, 19-passenger snowcat en route to the enchanting Crystal Hut, a cozy, quaint log cabin located an hour away on Crystal Ridge, high atop Blackcomb Mountain at 6,000 feet (1,828 meters). 

    Enjoy the chef's local interpretation of a traditional fondue dinner. On the menu is cheese fondue (Gruyere, Emmental, and white wine served with a baguette and pickles), fondue chinoise (chicken, beef tenderloin, and assorted vegetables with vegetable broth, served with a variety of dipping sauces), and a fresh-baked fruit pie with real whipped cream.

    Along the way to the cabin and during the dining experience itself, take in the alpine colors and panoramic views of the surrounding Coast Mountain Range, as well as the twinkling lights of Whistler Village below.

    The evening concludes with a return trip to the Carleton Lodge.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Canadian Wilderness Adventures Desk in the lower level of the Carleton Lodge
    Departure Time
    7:15 PM
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Carleton Lodge
    • Dinner
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Live entertainment
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 19 years old
    • Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking, if required
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please check in 30 minutes prior to the tour's departure time
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I will be posting 2 reviews for Canadian Wilderness Adventures, because we had 2 trips that were completely different experiences. This review is for the Crystal Hut Fondue, Cat Trip. Despite having been to whistler many times over the years, this was the first time that my
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    Exhilarating snow cat ride up Blackcomb Mountain to the Crystal Chalet (takes about an hour). Most fun Fondue dinner with entertainment (thanks Randy). The ride back down intersects multiple grooming snow cats while they work.
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    This was an amazing experience for our family. The views from the mountain are romantic and a beautiful backdrop. My husband and I went on the tour with my older parents and our 3 teenaged kids. None of us had ever been on a snowmobile. My mom, who is not athletic at all and
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    We had such an amazing evening at the Crystal Hut Fondue from start to finish. The 1 hour CAT ride up the hill was great, with views and very comfortable. We were very lucky to get an almost full moon dog moon and the staff were funny, lovely and informative. The fondue was
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    Really want to say thank you to Dan (snowcat driver) and Kyle (k2) for helping me with my special evening. Chad squeezed out an awesome (and clean) version of our favorite tenacious D song which really made dinner fun. The ride up and down the mountain is about 45 minutes
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    About the operator
    By: Canadian Wilderness Adventures
    2,771 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Canberra, Australia
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    The guide was fantastic. I loved his constant stream of plant knowledge and the unique tea infusion was a
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    Great snow sledding
    Our guide was Nate and we had a great time on the run. Well kept and awesome looking trails were real fun.
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    Birmingham, Alabama
    Oh such fun!
    I had never ridden a snow mobile before going to Whistler. We had planned on riding double but my husband and I
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    Melbourne, Australia
    "Skidoo and Fondue - What a great night"
    Our guide/s Mitch and Frida were excellent. Friendly, Professional and Fun. Explained how to ride the snowmobile
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    Huntington Beach
    Well Worth the Time
    Our guide, Ryan, greeted us with an enthusiastic energy that both set the good mood for the day and that carried
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    Beautiful Views!
    We came to Whistler in beginning of December and unfortunately there wasn't enough snow to snow mobile, but we did
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    Whistler, Canada
    I got the VIP experience
    Thanks to K2 for letting me ride with him when my anxiety got the best of me; made my experience a lot more
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    This was an amazing tour. Our guide K2 was excellent. The trails they take you to are beautiful, a true winter
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    Brisbane, Australia
    It was snowing as well
    A great tour snowmobiling. All the instructors were excellent especially getting the snowmobiles out of ditches.
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    Amazing Snowmobile Tour!
    Had a fantastic morning on the snowmobiles with a wicked breakfast waiting for us at the top! Dan was our tour
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    Snowmobile tour
    Thanks to Danny (w/the red beard lol) and co-pilot for taking us on an excellent adventure! We had a blast. This
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    Whistler, Canada
    Fantastic Experience
    Our party of 8 experienced the snowmobile tour with Michelle our most excellent guide. The countryside was
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    Snowmobiling Adventure
    Dan was a great tour guide. We had a blast. He was aware of the whole group's whereabouts throughout and found a
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    Perth Hills, Australia
    Snowmobile We loved it! It was an amazing experiencie, Jen and tilly was the best tour guides 🙌🏻 And a big
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    Canberra, Australia
    What an awesome experience
    My wife and I have never been on a snow mobile before and were nervous about trying it out. Our guide K2 was an
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