The Spookiest Whistler Halloween Yet

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Halloween is a favourite holiday here in Whistler. And as with everything, we go full throttle for maximum amount of scare! The freaky celebrations aren’t limited to one day. That would mean only a single costume is necessary and well, that just won’t do. No, we like to eat, drink, dance, and howl at the moon […]

It’s Okay To Start Your Winter Countdown Now

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Summer’s great but once the leaves begin to fall there’s only one thing on our mind: winter! The thought of skiing fresh powder and après to boot has us losing sleep. Focusing on day to day life is near impossible when strapping into our ski boots and setting an alarm for the first chair lies […]

Whistler Writer’s Festival

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It’s almost time for the annual Whistler Writer’s Festival. From October 11th -14th, the village becomes a place for celebrating the written word. Readers and writers unite over the course of the festival for workshops and readings, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. The schedule is lined with ways to improve as well as enjoy […]

Fall Mountain Biking

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You’re probably familiar with the four seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. But here in Whistler, we operate under a two-season system: ski season and mountain bike season. When it’s not snowing, its time to get your bike out and hit the trails. With trails open from April right through until November, the season can […]

The ABC’s Of Autumn Adventures

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Ditch your Pumpkin Spice Latte and get out into the fresh fall air. Taking in autumn in the mountains is full of adventure, and its own kind of spice. Hiking, biking, and so much more is still available at this time of year. And since your favourite activities already involve getting outside, why not enjoy […]

The Waterfalls Of Whistler

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As the summer fades and the last of the snow melts, it makes its way into the rivers and the streams that feed into the surrounding Whistler lakes. The water travels from the top of the mountain all the way down, and sometimes in its path, it becomes a stunning waterfall. Whistler is encircled by […]

September In Whistler

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Psst, we’ve got a little secret and it’s called September. In case you didn’t know, early fall is the perfect time to be in Whistler. Cooler temperatures, plenty of things to do, and sunny skies make it prime for being in the mountains. Sadly, for most travelers, September marks the end of the travel season. It’s […]

6 Things To Do In Whistler Before Going Back To School

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It’s no secret that the seasons are changing. The days are shorter, the nights chillier, and there’s this ever looming knowledge that going back to school is right around the corner. While textbooks and homework might lie just on the horizon, there’s still plenty of time to make the most of the summertime that’s still […]

5 Reasons It’s Okay to Start Thinking About Winter Now

While you’re enjoying lakeside barbecues and glorious hikes, it’s easy for snowy peaks and goggle tans to seem like a distant memory. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t already be thinking about your next winter getaway to the mountains. According to Cheapflights, there are deals on flights to Vancouver as early as 25 weeks in […]

The RBC GranFondo Whistler

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As fall begins to near, many are putting in their last training days and dialing in their bicycles. All this in preparation for the RBC GranFondo, taking place on September 8th, 2018. You see, this event is no easy feat. It covers 122 kilometers, from Vancouver all the way to Whistler. Many train for months […]

Crankworx For Families

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Seeing Crankworx through a child’s eyes really puts into perspective how inspiring and exciting the mountain bike festival of the summer season can be. Bikes everywhere, adrenaline-fuelled action, tasty food, and live music stimulates all the senses and can make a kid want to bike more than ever. For parents, the festival atmosphere can be […]

Whistler Peak Suspension Bridge

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Traveling up to Whistler Mountain’s peak to hike or sightsee is always exciting. Stunning, 360 degree views as far as the eye can see are yours for the taking. To add to the titillation of standing on top of a mountain, a new addition to the Peak Zone has recently opened: the long-awaited Whistler Peak […]

10 Best July Activities

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By the time July rolls around, summer in Whistler is in full swing. The temperatures are just right, the lake is warm enough to swim in, and there are so many things to do, you might just have to extend your stay. Here are the 10 best July activities for a summer you won’t forget! Peak […]

Why You Should Book Your Whistler Activities Now

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Congratulations! You’ve booked your Whistler vacation. Now you can start dreaming about traveling to the mountains and all the adventures that being in nature encompasses. Often, once the flights are booked, planning exactly what you’re going to do on your holiday takes a back seat. It’s common practice to think “I’ll see when I get there,” […]

Where To Catch A Whistler Sunrise And Sunset

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The vast wilderness and looming mountains that surround Whistler provide a constant source of beauty. Everywhere you look, it’s dessert for your eyes. Whether it’s the light catching droplets of rain on old-growth trees or steam rising from a still lake, there’s no shortage of breathtaking moments. But what if there was a cherry on top […]

What To Expect On A Bear Viewing Tour

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Lion and tigers aren’t found in Whistler but bears are! And there are plenty of them. Over 60 to be exact. The bears that inhabit Whistler have been studied for over two decades and viewing them is available to the public through one of our many viewing tours. A viewing tour includes a comfortable ride […]

Tough Mudder Whistler

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If you haven’t heard of Tough Mudder, you’re in for a real awakening. Tough Mudder is an obstacle course in the mountains that’s designed to drag participants outside of their comfort zones. It takes place over 16 km and features 20 ingenious and challenging obstacles. The course obstacles are designed to be team-oriented. This eliminates the […]

A Whistler Destination Wedding

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More and more couples are trading in a traditional wedding location for a destination “I do”. The convenience, opportunity to spend more time with loved ones, and cost are just a few of the appealing factors driving couples to plan their wedding away from home. Newly engaged twosomes often think of beach destinations first. However, […]

5 Things You’ll Only Get If You’ve Been To Whistler

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Whistler is magical. There’s the fact that it’s surrounded by mountains, the pristine lakes, the activities and of course the vibrant nightlife. Here, we have scenery that’s designed to evoke emotions of marvel and excitement. With all this, it’s no wonder that Whistler is a world-class resort that often bests over 2 million visitors per year. But […]

The Legend Of Gaper Day

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Every year on the last day of the ski season, skiers and snowboarders come together to celebrate the season. The last day of operations usually involves fancy dress, alternative equipment choices, sun, and of course, spring snow! The traditional term for the last day of the season is “Gaper Day”. But what does this term mean […]

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