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 […]

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. […]

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 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 […]

5 Reasons To Be Excited About The Winter Season

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We’ve been waiting a long time and if the descending snow line is any indication, winter is finally here. It’s time to bring on everything that the season entails. Forget hot drinks, cozy fires, and mittens; We’re talking about snow, sports, and exciting new features on the mountain. The change of the season is bringing the […]

Advice For The First Time Whistler Traveler

Whistler is one of the most sought-after travel destinations and we couldn’t more excited that you decided to come to visit for the first time! Now that you’ve settled on a date, booked airfare and travel, the fun part of planning can begin. The part where you get to start day-dreaming about endless snow, après, and […]

Why Travel To Whistler During The Shoulder Season

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When Whistler is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is skiing and in a close second is mountain biking. Those activities represent the peak travel seasons well. And while both winter and summer in the mountains are incredible, what’s not as well known, are the shoulder seasons, autumn and spring. Shoulder season is […]

Winter Pet Friendly Holidays

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Planning a vacation? There’s no need to leave Bowser at home. A winter holiday can be a wonderful change of scenery for both you and your pet. In addition to all the pet-friendly activities available in Whistler, we can bet that there’s a good chance your furry best friend will love snow as much as […]

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 […]