Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

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Whistler is proud to host the 26th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBT pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, arts and culture and social events. Book early to save on accommodation and stay and ski packages.

Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival

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This festival combines the best things in Whistler to celebrate the end of Whistler. Multi day festival bringing the perfect combination of music and skiing.

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Book Your Winter Holiday

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“I don’t need to book my winter holiday in summer, it can wait.” “There isn’t even snow yet.” “I’ll get to it later on.” “But why would I think about winter during the summer?” Chances are, when it comes to booking your winter holiday, some of the above phrases might be in your vocabulary. It’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival

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Ready to party in the mountains? The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is returning to Whistler from April 10th-15th. Over the 6 days of the festival, world-class competitions, the largest annual free outdoor concert series in Canada, visual arts mega-productions, film premieres, community events and an endless lineup of parties will take over the village. This […]

Why Spring Skiing Is The Best

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The weather is turning warmer, the birds are chirping, the bears are coming out of hibernation, and the flowers have already sprung. These signs of spring might lead you to think its time to trade in the skis for a bike but in all actuality, some of the best skiing of the season is about […]

How To Prepare For a Powder Day

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You checked the forecast not once, not twice but three times. It’s not a typo. Tomorrow morning when the gondola starts rolling, there will be 30 centimeters of fresh snow up for the conquering. You know that you’re going to be up on the hill, but how can you make the most out of a day […]