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.

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 […]

Your Spring Break In Whistler Itinerary

Spring Break has arrived and Whistler is the perfect place to spend it! With March having more days with snowfall than without, warmer temperatures and those couple extra hours of daylight, it’s no wonder many people find themselves spending their holiday in the mountains. But what if other commitments and engagements are putting a damper […]

Green Runs, Blue Runs, Black Runs But What Does it All Mean?

You’ve just taken the Peak Chair up to the very top of Whistler, but now you find yourself staring down at the various runs and wondering just how to get to the bottom. Green, blue and Black colors as well as symbols seem to be designating the runs as something but what does it all […]

Powder Day Commandments

A powder day- the holy grail of conditions. The euphoria experienced when shredding through fluffy powder is nothing short of heavenly and for many, it is behind some of the most epic days in their existence. With Whistler’s recent 48cms in 24 hours, the beginning of the season has seen its fair share of fresh […]

5 Whistler Activities and Events to Try This December

December is a truly magical time to be in Whistler. With snow falling in the valley, lights strung through the trees around Whistler Village, and holiday decorations adorning street lamps, shop windows, and hotel lobbies, strolling through Whistler in December feels like being in a real life snow globe. If you’re lucky enough to be […]

5 Ways to Stay Busy in November in Whistler

What’s up next month in Whistler? In short, a lot. November in Whistler has an un-earned reputation as being a slow, sleepy month – but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s a month full of pure indulgence (see Cornucopia below) balanced by some serious fitness (hello, opening day!), peppered with a dash pre-Christmas […]

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