Spend 48 Hours in Quesnel This Winter


Monday, December 18th, 2017 — 1:03pm PST
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The SnowSeekers team has once again headed to Terrace, Quesnel, Wells, Barkerville, and Smithers to explore and report on some of the amazing conditions, terrain and experiences in Northern BC. This season, follow the second annual #SkiNorthBC on social media and through this story series.

48 Hours in Quesnel

I was fortunate enough to spend a few days in Quesnel in the late spring and when I saw this video from Chris Wheeler, my colleague at SnowSeekers, I knew two things: 1) There’s just as much to do there in winter as there is in summer 2) I need to get back there!

Plan your trip to Quesnel this winter with these tips from SnowSeekers »

“If there was a big dump of snow, you might want to bring snowshoes,” videographer and SnowSeekers correspondent Chris Wheeler told me about his time at Pinnacles last winter. “It’s pretty cool to see the hoodoos in the snow, and the view of Quesnel from there.”

Pinnacles Provincial Park’s Hoodoos in the Summer:
Pinnacles Provincial Park

Pinnacles Provincial Park’s Hoodoos in the Winter:


Photo credit: Mike Bednar

Photo credit: Mike Bednar

“Hallis Lake Nordic Skiing is awesome for cross-country, and it has a cool lodge to gear up in,” Chris adds. “You can also snowshoe on most of the lakes in the area once everything is frozen over.” Continue reading my 48 Hours in Quesnel story via SnowSeekers »


Photo credit: Mike Bednar

Enjoy big city perks like live concerts (at the Occidental), dinner at the Billy Barker Casino Hotel, and craft beer (at Barkerville Brewing) with pristine outdoor adventure, and without lineups (at Troll Ski Resort). SnowSeekers has all the info you need to plan 48 hours – or more – in this awesome Northern BC destination.


Photo credit: Dax Justin

If you go

  • Troll is found around the middle of the Barkerville Highway. On your way, you’ll go through the City of Quesnel. Learn more about what adventures can be found there »
  • Call Tourism Quesnel at (250) 992-8716
  • Troll, Quesnel, the District of Wells and Barkerville are destinations along the famed Barkerville Highway (aka Highway 26) – all within the Cariboo Regional District.
  • Get inspired and learn more to what BC has in store for you this winter, search #ExploreBC on social media.

For more on skiing in Northern BC, set a bookmark to check out the #SkiNorthBC expedition page on a regular basis. More stories and videos will be coming out all season long.

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