Whistler New Year’s Eve 2018

Whistler New Year’s Eve 2018

For a place renowned for its parties, you can just imagine what the parties will be like for Whistler New Year's Eve 2018, the biggest party night of the year. Whistler has a time-honored tradition of ringing in the New Year in style and welcoming in 2018 will be no exception. The celebrations are already shaping up for the night,...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
The Essential Backcountry Ski Touring Gear List

The Essential Backcountry Ski Touring Gear List

Now that winter has truly set in, it's time to head out and hit the backcountry. Here, we provide an in-depth look at ski touring gear, and review some of the must-have items that you need to carry next time you take to the powder.

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Ski Gear Essentials Guide

Ski Gear Essentials Guide

Without a doubt, backcountry and lift-served skiing or snowboarding is gear intensive. The goal of this ski gear essentials guide is to give you some direction when shopping for new gear and to help you make a purchase that will not only make you happy, but that will perform flawlessly on the mountain. It doesn’t matter if you’re...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
Whistler MLK Weekend Parties

Whistler MLK Weekend Parties

Starting this Thursday (Jan 15) Whistler will start to see an invasion from the south as US college goers descend on our mountain resort. It's time to ski hard, apres hard, and party hard! Here's what's happening around Whistler and some fun survival tips to get you through...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
Evolution of Whistler Après: Longhorn Saloon

Evolution of Whistler Après: Longhorn Saloon

After a day of shredding on the mountains, it is common practice to take part in the Whistler après culture with your mates. Regardless of whether it’s bike season, ski season or something in between, the art of après amplifies the celebration of earning your beverage of choice. No need to go clean up, wear your day with the gear...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
The Ultimate Whistler Festivals Guide

The Ultimate Whistler Festivals Guide

There are plenty of reasons to visit Whistler; the mountain landscapes, pristine lakes and all sorts of adrenaline-fuelled activities. But there's also a thriving arts and culture scene, an ever-growing exhibition of food, wine, and beer, family-specific gatherings and a selection of special interest events. Variety is what this...

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
Heli Sauna Ski: when the skies not the limit

Heli Sauna Ski: when the skies not the limit

We all have those friends, you know the ones that take everything to the next level, and when your home begs for constant adventure why wouldn't you? When the sky doesn't pose any limitations, thanks to Blackcomb Helicopters - the opportunities for adventure are endless. Which doesn't make a heli sauna skiing experience sound that...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Planning the Ultimate Whistler Scavenger Hunt

Planning the Ultimate Whistler Scavenger Hunt

Whistler boasts of many activities and sights to see, it’s no joke that endless possibilities await. A Whistler scavenger hunt is a great way to take your exploring up a notch, especially for those goal-oriented explorers. There are a few different types of scavenger hunts to pursue in Whistler, with this guide you can choose the...

POSTED BY · Alexa
Crankworx Whistler 2018 Decoded

Crankworx Whistler 2018 Decoded

Crankworx Whistler. For mountain bikers, the very name conjures up images of gravity-fueled, fat-tire heroes defying logic and laws of nature, all in the name of Crankworx glory. For the less initiated, Crankworx might mean a busy Whistler village, and many strange full face-helmeted, knee pad-wearing bikers zooming about. Crankworx...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
BC Road Trip: Island Edition

BC Road Trip: Island Edition

It's an alluring destination, yet for some reason, the thirty-odd nautical miles of water separating mainland BC from Vancouver Island poses a perceived logistical nightmare for travelers. The keyword here is perceived. Although it can be a bit of a headache on busy summer days, with just a bit of planning, or at least a good book,...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz