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Pemberton (British Columbia)

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Pemberton is a village in the province of British Columbia.

Matier Glacier and Joffre Lake near Pemberton

Get in

Pemberton is located 158km north of Vancouver along Highway 99.

Get around

See

  • Tourism Pemberton, Pemberton, British Columbia (20 minutes north of Whistler, BC on Hwy 99), 604-894-6175, [1]. Official website for Tourism Pemberton with business listings, events, news and travel advice. (50.321135,-122.799897)

Do

  • Hike - Pemberton has some of BC's finest hiking and back country camping opportunities
  • Joffre Lakes - a moderate hike past three pristine turquoise lakes feed by Matier Glacier
  • Cerise Creek
  • Climbing - surrounded by the Coastal Mountains, Pemberton has many opportunities for rock climbing and mountaineering. While not as popular as Squamish, there are several climbing areas located within a short drive of the village. Detailed listings can be found in any of the area's climbing guide books.
  • Pemberton Golf [2] tel. 1.800.390.4653 — A par 72 course with full service club house.
  • activities (what to do). There are many activities to enjoy in Pemberton such as Swimming at near by Mile 1 Lake with its sandy beach & boardwalk or skating & curling in the winter, or take the kids to Pemberton`s new free kids water park at the new Communinty Centre - Library , Fitness Centre etc. Pemberton`s Skateboard Park has just opened on the other side of the Community Centre too. For the outdoor enthusiast there is Biking, Backpacking, Hiking, Horse Riding, Golfing, Skiing, Sledding, & Boarding.


Buy

  • Be Natural, herbal apothecary and foods, 108, 7433 Frontier Street (In the AG Foods strip mall), 604-894-8884. A health food store offering vitamin supplements, herbal blends, homeopathics, essential oils, personal care, bulk herbs and foods, healthy snacks, and specialty and organic groceries. Private health consults available by a trained Clinical Herbalist with knowledge in herbs, vitamins, nutrition, Bach Flowers, Reiki, and Reconnective Healing.
  • Silvhorn Automotive, #71 7370 Highway 99 (Hwy 99 at the entrance to Pemberton Village), 604-894-5556, [3]. Silvhorn Automotive service and repair including electrical problems and diagnostic maintenance. (Latitude, Longitude 50.316243,-122.8017)
  • Flight (flying). Come relax & escape in the beautiful valley of Pemberton BC located 8, 000 ft/ 2500 m. below the peak of Mount Currie & 20 min. north of whistler bc. For the flight enthusiasts Pemberton is a centre of Hang Gliding, Paragliding, Gliding, Skydiving, & Heli-tours (Ski Helitours in the winter) with the towns own airport for private planes, small jets & helicopters. The Valley just finished hosting the Canadian Paragliding Nationals - it was to host the Hang gliding Nationals but they were canceled.


Eat

  • North Arm Farm, 1888 Hwy 99 (5 km east of the McDonalds & PetroCanada gas station), +1 604 894-5379, [4]. 9AM-6PM daily. Local farm with a produce shop and bakery. They sell their own organic produce and produce and cheese from other B.C. farms. There is also a lunch menu with homemade sandwiches. Coffee $2.15, sandwiches $6-$10, baked goods $2-$5.
  • Mile One Eating House (Mile One), 107 - 7330 Arbutus Street (Under the Clock Tower at the 1st Building at, 1st Traffic Light, junction Hwy99 Across from PetroCan at Pemberton Gateway Village Suites), 604-384-3842, [5]. 11-9ish Tue-Sun. Fast Slow Food. Voted 6 Pemberton's 'BEST's Mile One Eating House They've done it again! Voted Pemberton`s BEST 2011 in 4 Food categories & # 1 Fav' Artist on display Karen Love. Now Pemberton`s BEST 2012 in 6 Food categories, # 1 Fav' Artist on display,& #1 Moto " Get Well Fed", & Best New Business 2011 Pemberton Chamber of Commerce. $$. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)


Drink

  • Mile One Eating House (Mile One), 107 - 7330 Arbutus Street (Under the Clock Tower at the 1st Building at, 1st Traffic Light, junction Hwy99 Across from PetroCan at Pemberton Gateway Village Suites), 604-384-3842, [6]. 11-9ish Tue-Sun. Wed is Burger & Brew Night. 25 Craft Beers to Choose from & assorted BC VQA & other Wines. Sit on the Licensed Deck under Mount Currie. People drive all the way up from the Fraser Valley just to have lunch here!!! $$. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)


Sleep

  • Pemberton Valley Lodge (Pemberton Valley Lodge Hotel), 1490 Portage Road (From Vancouver, go north on HWY 99, past Whistler to Pemberton, turn right at Harrow Rd.), 1.877.894.2800, [7]. All-suite Pemberton hotel with a contemporary, lodge style atmosphere. Soak away in the outdoor hot tub with 360 degree mountain views surrounding the property. Reasonably priced and perfect for families, couples and business guests alike. (50.315082,-122.79283)
  • Pemberton Gateway Village Suites Hotel (Gateway Hotel), 7330 Arbutus Street ((Turn off Hwy99 at Red Clock Tower at 1st Light by PetroCan)), 604 894 8888, [8]. checkin: 3:30; checkout: 10:00. Toll Free 1 877 894 5929. # 1 hotel in Pemberton on TripAdvisor 24/01/2013. Right in the hotel,all separate independant businesses, Mile One Eating House - Voted Pemberton's Best Burger & Best Chef- with Licensed Deck, Mynt Salon for men's & woman's Hair, & Revolution Fitness Studio, & Ivy Spa opened Dec 2012, get that Aprés Ski Massage! Our`s is a Pet-Friendly hotel ^ that offers nightly, weekly, or long-term stays to suit the needs of any traveler. Each suite has a full kitchen with fridge, 4 burner stove with oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, kettle, dishwasher & a compliment of utensils, cookware, & dishes.Our free secure underground parking offers a safe place for your vehicle at night or for your bikes, ATV's, & trailers. Free bike lockers & Free WiFi . Conveniently located across from the Blackbird Bakery, & Woods Restaurant, beside Mt Currie Coffee Co., 2 blocks from the Pony Espresso Restaurant, 4 blocks from several more Cafes & Restaurants. $99 +. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)


Get out


Routes through Pemberton
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