What You Should Know About Early Season Hiking

As the snow begins to melt, the hiking trails emerge from underneath. While many trail conditions can be variable at this time, there is still the possibility of getting out into the mountains for a hike. Being prepared and understanding what you might encounter can ensure the best and safest experience possible. Packing and dressing […]

Whistler’s Top Spring Activities

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The changing of the seasons means so much more than new weather to contend with. Here in Whistler, the arrival of a new season means new activities. It’s a time to enjoy something novel or even a spin on something old. Spring in particular, is a time of year when sporting equipment comes out of […]

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF)

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April might bring the end of the ski season but with that, also comes the biggest party of the winter. The World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is back and they have brought a whole new ball game. The festival is now condensed into four jam-packed days, full of exciting sporting events, music, and art. […]

Why Spend Easter In Whistler

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Spring has hit the mountains and that means that Easter long weekend is not far away. Spending Easter in Whistler is a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday. There are a number of exciting events taking place over the course of the long weekend that both embody the spirit of the holiday and the spring […]

Try These Activities Instead Of Skiing

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There’s no two ways around it, Whistler is known for its world-class skiing. And while many travel here for just that, there are also a number of other fun and exciting things to do besides hitting the slopes. We can’t all be skiers, snowboarders or snow lovers but we can all enjoy what being in […]

8 Reasons To Experience Spring Skiing And Snowboarding

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As the birds begin to sing and the bears come out of hibernation, it might seem like winter is well on its way out. However, we like to think it’s not without one last hurrah before the great thaw. It just so happens that Mother Nature likes to throw her grandest party of the winter […]

Bobsleigh Experience

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It can be hard to place yourself in an athletes shoes while watching the Olympics or World Championships. This is largely due to the level of athleticism being witnessed but the other part could be because you just haven’t experienced the sport before. Bobsleigh is a perfect example. It is not a common sport that […]

Spring Break In Whistler

The days are getting longer and the sun is beginning to shine more often than not. Put two and two together and we are looking at one thing: spring! Spring doesn’t only mean the start of a new season and warmer weather. With the budding flowers comes spring break. Good for you if you have […]

Luxury Experiences In Whistler

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Whistler is a world-class ski resort and with that, comes world-class experiences. If you can dream, it can happen here against a spectacular mountain back drop. Since so many have chosen to live out their dream vacations here in Whistler, decadent accommodations, dining, and activities are already in existence; providing all the inspiration necessary to […]

10 Reasons To Love Whistler

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Valentine’s Day is coming up and as with every year, what and who we love is on our minds. The day is meant to celebrate romantic feelings. And let us be the first to tell you, we have a crush that the world needs to know about. Our crush is on Mother Nature, and in […]

How To Après Ski

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Spending time on the mountain is incredible. The views, skiing, and fun are part of the experience but let’s get real, one of the greatest reasons to hit the slopes is après ski. The origin of après is a little fuzzy but what we do know is that it was our nordic ancestors who first […]

Driving To Whistler

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Highway 99, otherwise known as the Sea To Sky Highway, is a stretch of road that spans from Vancouver to Pemberton. Its views are world renowned. The twists and turns take drivers along the Howe Sound, right beside the ocean. This stretch gives way to the mountains, where the peaks of the Tantalus Range grace […]

Deep Winter

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A very common question we get here at Whistler Reservations, is what time of the year should I come to Whistler? Whenever is our standard response. However, for those looking for more of an exact answer, deep winter is a great time to be in the mountains. Deep winter is the period from early to […]

The 27th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

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The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is back for its 27th year. What started off in 1992 as a group of revelers celebrating inclusivity in the mountains, has now turned into one of the largest queer-focused ski weeks in the world. From January 20th-27th, pride culture, entertainment, and of course skiing are organized into an energetic schedule. […]

Why Skiing More Should Be Part Of Your New Years Resolution

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New Years is a time for new beginnings and the all too familiar new year’s resolution. For many it’s a time to start eating well, to be more organized, and to take better care of oneself in general. This new chapter sees all types of commitments taking place, many disintegrating within the first two weeks […]

The Many Sounds Of Whistler

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From the moment the Sea To Sky Highway curves around and takes you into Whistler, your senses will be left in wonder. So many sights to see and new smells to take in. But what many often fail to recognize, is the many noises associated with being in the mountains. These noises can’t be found […]

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Powder Skiing

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Whistler has received a mind-boggling 165cm of new snow this week. That’s triple their base in just a matter of days. For all you powder lovers out there, this is heaven. Now, skiing powder comes with an immense amount of joy but also, its own set of problems. In order to maximize on fun, safety, […]

5 Holiday Gift Ideas For The Traveler In Your Life

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Shopping for someone whose passion is traveling can be tricky. Gift cards can lack meaning and typical gifts can be unpractical. So when it’s all said and done, what do you get the traveler in your life? We all know that certain person that can’t still. Maybe they love to live out of a backpack […]

The Most Instagram-Worthy Things To Do In Whistler This Winter

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The winter months are an exhilarating time to be in Whistler. The holiday spirit is very much alive and there are a number of exciting events happening in town- all of which are very Instagram-worthy. Amid the twinkling lights, you’ll find unique activities and plenty of share-worthy views.  Now as the saying goes, “It didn’t […]

Skiing Early Season In Whistler

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Imagine, just you and the empty slopes, eager staff full of enthusiasm for the season ahead, and a vacation before the festive season kicks off. Early-season skiing offers all of this and more. In addition to the above, starting your ski season off when the lifts first open for the winter is the perfect opportunity […]