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.

Where To Grab A Post-Ski Meal

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You’ve spent the whole day on the slopes, skiing Saudan’s Couloir, racing down Dave Murray Downhill, and exploring the many runs off of Crystal Chair. Before you know it, a familiar grumble comes from your belly. It’s time to eat! But what will fill that post-ski void? Whistler is full of delicious food and food […]

Best Whistler Activities Other Than Skiing

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Whistler is known for its world class skiing and snowboarding. With over 3,414 acres to explore, it’s no wonder that many flock from near and far to adventure in these mountains. But what if winter sports aren’t your forte? Well, those activities aren’t only what’s available to do in the winter months. In fact, Whistler […]

Starting A New Decade In Whistler

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Can you believe it’s almost 2020? We can’t! Since it is such a momentous occasion, it only makes sense to celebrate in style… and in the mountains. Whistler is home to a great number of New Year’s Eve parties. But what really sets it apart, is the ability to ring in the New Year and […]

Opening Day Recap

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It’s the time of the year that we’ve all been waiting for, the start of the ski and snowboard season in Whistler has finally arrived. Whistler Blackcomb has been working very hard to ready the resort in time for American Thanksgiving. The snow guns have been blasting, the patrol have been brushing up, and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

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From January 21st-28th, Whistler Village will be hosting the 26th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival. Since Whistler is a huge advocate for inclusivity, this festival is dear to our hearts and we can’t wait to celebrate diversity. Named the No. 1 LBGTQ winter event by gaytravel.com, you’re not going to want to miss the […]

2018 New Year’s Ski Resolutions

As December comes to a close and the New Year looms, it’s time to start making a few resolutions. While many of us turn to creating goals that aim to improve health or habits, we at Whistler Reservations are all about making our ski season as good as it can possibly be! And so, this […]

Make Skiing On Christmas Day A New Tradition

The word tradition isn’t about the new, it’s about maintaining information that is passed down from generation to generation. But sometimes, throwing in something fresh can be a good way to spice things up, expecially if your traditions are beginning to be more work than fun. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to break the […]

Whistler’s Secret Powder Stashes

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Here in Whistler, a powder day is as good as gold. It’s the reason many alarms get set before dawn, that skis are tuned tirelessly, and that gortex is considered a best friend. But a big part of its pricelessness is that we all know how fast it can change. Sometimes the weather can be […]

The Right Gear For Whistler

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You may think that any old ski jacket will do the trick or that old pair of snow pants will hold up through the next week of skiing but we have news for you, Whistler has a variety of conditions and some of which, can change in the blink of an eye. This means that […]

Whistler’s EPIC Powder Filled Opening Weekend

Every year, we watch and wait patiently for Whistler Blackcomb to release when it will be opening for the winter season. This year, the date was set for November 23rd. But due to a slew of storms that hammered the pacific north west, Whistler Mountain opened for the 2017/18 winter season ahead of schedule. As […]

3 Things You Can Learn In Whistler

Vast landscapes and activities that cannot be done elsewhere are found in the mountains. And with the freshness of the endless things to do, there is an opportunity to learn. Many travel to Whistler with goals in mind: To ride a certain trail or ski a particular run. And the high skill set that occurs […]

5 Whistler Athletes That Will Inspire You

Whistler is filled with talented people, especially athletes. The terrain plays a big role in many athletes developing their skill sets and having a world class resort to prepare on doesn’t hurt either. Since there are so many that have decided to make this mountain town their home, Olympians and other professional athletes commonly can […]