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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Spookiest Whistler Halloween Yet

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Halloween is a favourite holiday here in Whistler. And as with everything, we go full throttle for maximum amount of scare! The freaky celebrations aren’t limited to one day. That would mean only a single costume is necessary and well, that just won’t do. No, we like to eat, drink, dance, and howl at the moon […]

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 […]

Whistler Writer’s Festival

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It’s almost time for the annual Whistler Writer’s Festival. From October 11th -14th, the village becomes a place for celebrating the written word. Readers and writers unite over the course of the festival for workshops and readings, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. The schedule is lined with ways to improve as well as enjoy […]

Fall Mountain Biking

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You’re probably familiar with the four seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. But here in Whistler, we operate under a two-season system: ski season and mountain bike season. When it’s not snowing, its time to get your bike out and hit the trails. With trails open from April right through until November, the season can […]

The Waterfalls Of Whistler

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As the summer fades and the last of the snow melts, it makes its way into the rivers and the streams that feed into the surrounding Whistler lakes. The water travels from the top of the mountain all the way down, and sometimes in its path, it becomes a stunning waterfall. Whistler is encircled by […]

September In Whistler

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Psst, we’ve got a little secret and it’s called September. In case you didn’t know, early fall is the perfect time to be in Whistler. Cooler temperatures, plenty of things to do, and sunny skies make it prime for being in the mountains. Sadly, for most travelers, September marks the end of the travel season. It’s […]

6 Things To Do In Whistler Before Going Back To School

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It’s no secret that the seasons are changing. The days are shorter, the nights chillier, and there’s this ever looming knowledge that going back to school is right around the corner. While textbooks and homework might lie just on the horizon, there’s still plenty of time to make the most of the summertime that’s still […]