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 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 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 […]

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 […]

10 FREE Winter Activities

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It’s no secret that vacations can be expensive. The cost of transportation, accommodations, and things to do can quickly add up. So to stay within your budget while still maximizing your experience, it’s nice to have a few no-cost options to choose from. To help you start saving, we’ve rounded up free and fun winter […]

New To The WSSF: The Extreme Couloir Ski Race

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival has returned to Whistler, taking place from April 10th-15th. During this time, events featuring music, art, and skiing will take over the resort. What’s new on the usual list of things to do, is the addition of the infamous big mountain ski race, Couloir Extreme. The race has a […]

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 […]

Feelin’ Christmassy In Whistler

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We’re all dreaming of a white Christmas and that’s usually because snow makes us feel festive. But in Whistler, a white Christmas is the norm so how do we go about creating those same joyful feelings that the sight of snow brings about? Well, in addition to there being a ton of holiday activities to join […]

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 […]

Why You Should Book Your Winter Vacation In Summer

It’s really hard to think about winter when the sun is shining and the average daily temperature is above 25 degrees but take it from us, booking your winter vacation in summer is the best thing you could do. In addition to getting excited, awesome deals and guaranteeing availability, there are even more reasons the […]

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 […]

ZipTrek: Soar through Whistler’s Forests

Believe it or not, there are a number of activities in Whistler that take you off the ground and into the sky! ZipTrek Whistler has a number of ziplines that do just that and we set out to experience their Eagle Tour. This tour features five different ziplines, including a 2400 ft one! So join us […]

Eating Vegan And Vegetarian in Whistler

Traveling and having a dietary preference or restriction can be a nightmare! Many vacationers find themselves constantly repeating “Do you have a vegetarian or vegan option,” and often to no avail! It used to be that this request was considered uncommon, but current times have seen a growing trend in menus offering something for everyone, […]

Getting Around Whistler

Visiting a new place always comes with uncertainties and often, getting around is on that list. How far away is where I want to go? Is there public transportation available? Questions like these are frequently asked by travelers and Whistler is no exception. With a village spanning a few kilometers, many visitors are left concerned […]

Whistler: What To Expect In 2017

“And now we welcome in the New Year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke A fresh new year is once again upon us and 2017 is already shaping up to be memorable for Whistler. There were a number of changes that occurred in 2016, for instance, the purchase of Whistler […]

New Year’s Resolutions For The Whistler Traveler

The beginning of a new year is upon us and with that comes the age-old question, “what are your New Year’s resolutions?” Many of us at Whistler Reservations find making and sticking to resolutions much easier if they encompass a passion, and we are passionate about the mountains! Trying new activities or visiting a wild […]