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Whistler Cornucopia Review: How to Survive It Like a Local

It’s that annual time of year for celebrating food and wine, decadence and indulgence at Whistler’s annual Cornucopia event from November 5-15. It’s 11 days of parties, galas, luncheons, tastings, seminars and so much more. It’s a jam-packed schedule of events so take these local tips to heart to make the most of it. We’ve...

Whistler Cornucopia Review: How to Survive It Like a Local
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Six Perfect Cold Weather Books to Read in Whistler

It's that time of year when snuggling up next to a warm fire with a good book sounds like a great idea. Knowing that, we've come up with some reading suggestions with a Whistler twist...

Six Perfect Cold Weather Books to Read in Whistler
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Getting Dirty in Whistler with Mudderella

Getting deep down and dirty in Whistler will never feel as good for some of these women this weekend. It’s called Mudderella and it’s coming to Whistler for the first time on Saturday Sept. 26. Mudderella is the women’s-only version of Tough Mudder, the gritty, military-style obstacle course test that has taken the world by storm.

Getting Dirty in Whistler with Mudderella
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

A Simple Guide to Surviving the Whistler Village Beer Festival

There are beer festivals, and then there is the Whistler Village Beer Festival, an event that takes celebrating beer in the mountains to a whole new level. Don’t believe us? We’ll let the numbers do the talking — 20 different events, 70+ breweries, five solid days packed with beer seminars, dinners, and more, all happening right in the heart of Whistler Village. We’ll raise a glass to that.

A Simple Guide to Surviving the Whistler Village Beer Festival
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Pro Freeskier Sean Pettit on The Masquerade

Sean Pettit makes it all look really easy. He’s standing on a high mountain peak in Alaska, the world at his feet, an endless sky stretching uninterrupted for 360 degrees. A helicopter has just dropped him there and now he’s alone, with about four-feet to play with before the mountain drops off on either side of him. He’s...

Pro Freeskier Sean Pettit on The Masquerade
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Whistler History: Anniversary of Awesomeness

We never like to pass up on a party — this is Whistler after all. So, as you can imagine, it really doesn’t get much better than the chance to celebrate Whistler History itself: All it was, all it is, all it is yet to become. Forty years ago, on Sept. 6 1975, Whistler was born, the first official resort municipality in Canada.

Whistler History: Anniversary of Awesomeness
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

The New Sasquatch Zipline

The radio ad said that the Sasquatch zipline is the "hariest" tour that adventurous folks at Ziptrek have to date and they weren't kidding. Myself and my colleague, Lucy, were lucky enough to snag a tour and we were so happy to simply get out of the office that the actual undertaking of it didn't sink in until we were half way up the mountain.

The New Sasquatch Zipline
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

What is Outerbike?

Created to unite bike enthusiasts with an industry insider experience, Ashley Korenblatt of Western Spirit, is the brains and the passion behind Outerbike; a consumer access demo days that originated in Moab and, for the fist time this year, will be in Whistler as well. It is a four day event that offers the general public access to bike and gear manufacturers, allowing them to check out the latest innovations and, more importantly, to try out new bikes. The event also includes lift or shuttle access riding, guided rides, meals, parties, and beer!

What is Outerbike?
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

The Adventure Film Series at the Great Outdoors Festival

This weekend the Whistler Film Festival will present its second annual Adventure Film Series as part of Whistler's Great Outdoors Festival (GO Fest), which features four days of events and activities celebrating outdoor recreation on the Victoria Day Long Weekend (May 15-18, 2015).

The Adventure Film Series at the Great Outdoors Festival
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

10 Romantic Whistler Activities

There's something about mountains that are intrinsically romantic. It could be the alpen glow, the feeling of freedom the slopes bring, or the fact that apres is a big part of the culture. Here are ten things we think bring out the romance in Whistler...

10 Romantic Whistler Activities
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler