Gibbons Après Lager – Ambassador Retreat

Gibbons Après Lager – Ambassador Retreat

Assembling a team of stoke is not a task we took lightly. Whistler is oozing with passionate individuals following their dreams and leaving a trail of inspiration along the way. Fuelled by a go-getter attitude at Gibbons, we wanted to find like minded movers and shakers in our Whistler world for our Après Lager team. We proudly...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
How to Do Australia Day in Whistler

How to Do Australia Day in Whistler

It's that time of year again where you'll hear chants of "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!" echoing down the Village Stroll. Australia Day falls on Monday this year, but our predictions are that the mayhem will likely start on the Sunday - given the time difference it's definitely a 2-day party. Here's a guide to having an epic Aussie Day in Whistler...

POSTED BY · Eric De Paoli
The Best Whistler MLK Weekend Parties

The Best 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
Whistler New Year’s Eve 2017

Whistler New Year’s Eve 2017

For a place renowned for its parties, you can just imagine what the parties will be like for Whistler New Year's Eve 2017, the biggest party night of the year. Whistler has a time-honoured 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
Discovering Local Whistler Artists

Discovering Local Whistler Artists

Not surprising in the least, Whistler is the home to several multi-talented people. The longer you are here, the more aware of this you become. Whether you have realized it or not, when it comes to the arts, the evidence of local Whistler artists is present in community galleries all around town. I recently picked up my car in...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
FOON SKIS BC MADE, INTERVIEW WITH JOHNNY FOON

FOON SKIS BC MADE, INTERVIEW WITH JOHNNY FOON

Not only a reflection of where we live, but made of where we live, Foon Skis offer a truly unique ski and ski making experience. We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Gibbons Whistler has partnered with skiing pioneer Johnny “Foon” Chilton in Pemberton, British Columbia. After 15 years as a pro rider, designing for big name...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Fall Activities

Whistler Fall Activities

You might think there’s no reason to visit Whistler without a bike or a pair of skis. You’d be mistaken. There is every reason to come after the bike park wraps up another non-stop season and before the snow starts to fly in earnest on the valley floor.

POSTED BY · Conor Halliwell
Whistler Halloween Parties & Events Guide

Whistler Halloween Parties & Events Guide

Few dates of the year garner as much attention as Halloween in Whistler, followed closely by Australia Day and New Years. The snow hasn’t yet fallen (well, maybe just a little!), and people are chomping at the bit for a night of some good fun to liven the shoulder season of fall before the snow starts flying. From themed costume...

POSTED BY · Eric De Paoli
Sea to Sky Roadtrip

Sea to Sky Roadtrip

The 120 or so kilometers that wind up the dramatic coast from Vancouver, British Columbia to the mountain bubble of Whistler is aptly known as the Sea-to-Sky highway. Officially named highway 99 this sinuous strip of asphalt traces the craggy shores of the Howe Sound north into the heart of the vast Coast Range Mountains.  The old...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Your Complete Guide to Powersports in Whistler (brrapp anyone?)

Your Complete Guide to Powersports in Whistler (brrapp anyone?)

You know that feeling of joy after reaching the top of the mountain by foot, bike or skis? The “type two fun”, where it’s only after you’ve worked incredibly hard that you can truly enjoy and appreciate the fruits of your labour - the views, the accomplishment of your efforts and the exceptionally fun ride down. Now imagine...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades