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 […]

Go Fest- Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival

Go-Fest

Whistler just isn’t Whistler without all the sports and of course, the wild outdoors. In fact, they are so important that there is due cause to throw a giant celebration. Enter Go Fest. Taking place from May 18th to May 21st (May Long Weekend), the four days are filled with outdoor activities, music, culture, and […]

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 […]

Cross-Country Skiing Adventure

cross country skiing

The time has come to trade your alpine skis in for the skinnier variety, cross-country skis that is! Whistler is surrounded by Nordic ski trails. Some are located in Lost Lake, while others are out in the Callaghan Valley. Regardless of where you decide to go, cross-country skiing is an enjoyable way to explore the mountains […]

Family Friendly New Year’s Ideas

New Years

Whistler is gearing up to ring in New Year’s Eve 2018 and as one might expect, there is definitely no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties in and around town. Everything from elaborate dinner parties to evenings filled with dancing and champagne are set to take place on the last day of the month. But sometimes, […]

5 Very Whistler Halloween Costumes

Boo! Did we scare you? It’s that time of year when all the spooky ghouls and goblins take over the village! But what if you’re traveling and didn’t pack a costume to wear? Don’t worry, there are a number of places to either pick up a costume or make your own. And once you have […]

Fall ATV Adventure

For many, fall signals the bittersweet end to the action-packed summer season. Brisk days, cozy nights and indoor activities become the norm as the season progresses. This holds true for many but not for those in Whistler since autumn is home to some of the best conditions for adventure! The seasonal offerings include mild temperatures, […]

Whistler Stags And Stagettes Can’t Be Beat

So your dearest friend is getting married.  Well, coming in at close second to their wedding day is their stag or stagette. No pressure or anything. You don’t have to sweat it, planning this milestone occasion can be made easy with a trip to Whistler. Just think- a weekend away, adrenaline fuelled activities, delicious meals […]

5 Things To Do In Whistler Before The Snow Falls

As soon as the leaves start to turn, it’s no secret that snow will soon follow. Before we know it, the alpine will be blanketed or more like buried and the temperature will be below zero, making all those fair weather activities near impossible to do. So while the sun shines, the birds chirp and […]

15 Whistler Activities You Can Do Alone

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Travelling alone? Or maybe your friends are just busy. Whatever the case, the mountains can keep you company. When you’re by yourself, you’re not on anyone else’s agenda and are free to experience your surroundings on your own terms. Luckily, there’s loads of things to do in Whistler whilst flying solo. Here are a few suggestions […]

Sea To Sky Roadside Attractions

Summer and road trips go together hand in hand and travelling on the Sea To Sky Highway to the final destination of Whistler is the perfect scenic adventure. As you drive north, you pass along the ocean, waterfalls and into the coastal mountains; It’s no wonder this drive is considered one of the most beautiful […]

Biking With Your Kids

Sharing your passion for mountain biking with your children can be a wonderful experience. If they end up loving the sport just as much as you do, then you’re all set for family adventures that will take place on the trails. Regardless of your child’s love for biking, there can be some differences in skill level, […]

Celebrate Canada Day In Whistler

This year marks Canada’s 150th birthday. To celebrate this extra-special occasion, many events are being held all over the country and Whistler is no exception. Surrounded by the mountains, you won’t find a more perfect location to party! From parades to spectacular dinners, there are plenty of ways to show your Canadian pride that will be taking […]

Spend Your School Summer Holidays In Whistler

The anticipation of summer vacation begins on the first day of school but it doesn’t stop there. As the month of June comes to a close, sunny days, no worries and fun-filled outdoor activities dance in school children’s heads. And it just so happens, Whistler is the stuff dreams are made of with everything there […]

How To See The Aurora Borealis In Whistler

Did you know that when the conditions are just right, you can see the Aurora Borealis (also known as the Northern Lights) in Whistler? Seeing this natural phenomenon is something many want to experience in their lifetime. The green and purple hues that blaze across the sky demonstrate the wonder of nature and create a […]

Your Guide To Bike Trails In Whistler

Mountain Bikes

Whistler is just as much for two wheels as it is for a set of skis. This mountain town is virtually surrounded by bike trails and we aren’t even including the Whistler Bike Park. Unfortunately, as soon as you are out of the bike park, you are looking at utilizing your human power to pedal to […]

The Magic Of May Long Weekend

Photo: Clint Trahan Once upon a time, May was known as the shoulder season in Whistler. The village would become quiet, the ski hill barren and many travelers would save visiting for more lively times.  Gone are those days. Now, the much-anticipated Canadian long weekend holds a festival and many other exciting events, making it one of […]

Forged Axe Throwing

There’s a new activity in town that you can add to your list of things to do in Whistler and it’s about as Canadian as it gets! Forged Axe is located in Function Junction and is Whistler’s only indoor axe throwing venue.  The sport (Yes, it’s a sport!) of Axe throwing has been around since prehistoric […]

Your Guide to Easter In Whistler

Easter in Whistler

Just like all the holidays in Whistler, Easter is celebrated in a variety of ways and over a number of days! From sporting events to the classic Easter Egg hunt to Sunday brunch- there are a ton of activities for the whole family to enjoy over the Easter holiday! We’ve gathered up all the holiday events […]

4 Ways To Experience First Nations Culture

Long before Whistler was a resort town, it’s land was utilized by the Coast Salish people, specifically by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations. From the drive along the Sea to Sky Corridor to artwork throughout the town, you will see that their history is prominent. By showcasing First Nations heritage across the Sea to […]