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The Must Have Camping Gear of Experienced Locals

Camping season is here! Aside from the essentials and a 6 pack of Apres Lager, we've rounded up Whistler locals must have camping gear of the 2018 season. There are so many "extras" when it comes to camping gear that it gets pretty tricky to know what's worth bringing and when. The best way not to get overwhelmed when selecting only...

The Must Have Camping Gear of Experienced Locals
POSTED BY · Abby Cooper

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...

FOON SKIS BC MADE, INTERVIEW WITH JOHNNY FOON
POSTED BY · Abby Cooper

Whistler Winter Fashion: What to Bring & What Not to Bring

Whistler offers some of the most stunning mountains and breathtaking views – not to mention world-class skiing and snowboarding. The endless mountain terrain and countless pow days attract all who visit Whistler in winter. Let’s face it, when we are up on the hill or out in the village, it is quite evident as to who is local and...

Whistler Winter Fashion: What to Bring & What Not to Bring
POSTED BY · Ashley Pellegrini

Whistler Backcountry Skiing & Boarding Resource Guide

The Coast Mountain range of British Columbia is a spectacular chain of mountains running from the Yukon, all the way down to the Fraser Valley. They consist of over 1,600 kilometres of expansive glaciers and vast icefields, soaring peaks and hidden valleys. Whistler’s share of the Coast Mountains boasts all these attributes, plus...

Whistler Backcountry Skiing & Boarding Resource Guide
POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz

Ski Gear Essentials Guide

When recreating amongst Whistler’s high alpine peaks, it is easy to forget this mountain adventure hub’s proximity to the ocean. The warm, wet and wild Pacific Ocean is about 60 kilometres away and can affect the weather in the mountains greatly. In the winter, powerful storms stack up over the Pacific Ocean, building up strength...

Ski Gear Essentials Guide
POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz

Essential Mountain Biking Gear List

For those uninitiated to the sport of mountain biking, the amount of gear required to get out for a simple ride can be daunting. There’s the bike itself, a complicated mass of tubing festooned with bits and pieces of shiny gadgetry. Then there are all the accessories: hydration bag, helmet, clothing, bike-specific shoes… the list...

Essential Mountain Biking Gear List
POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz

Guide to Spring Skiing Attire

Spring offers the most enticing weather for skiers and boarders alike. The long days filled with sunshine and soft snow beg for all to escape to the mountains. Literally all, which is why we get to see a variety of skiing fashion trends appearing in the spring. To help you identify trends we’ve put together some of the most spot-able and noteworthy spring skiing attire for you to keep your eye on.

Guide to Spring Skiing Attire
POSTED BY · Abby Cooper

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.

The Essential Backcountry Ski Touring Gear List
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

A Quick Guide to 2016’s Best Ski Goggles

Every season ski gear improves by leaps and bounds, allowing us to hit the slopes with the very best. When it comes to ski goggles, the expectations are high; fog management, contrast, fit, convenience, and style all play a role, sometimes making it difficult to find exactly what you’re looking for. Hence, we have put together a...

A Quick Guide to 2016’s Best Ski Goggles
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

A Guide to Finding the Right Custom Ski Equipment

To get the most out of each experience on the slopes, it's crucial to make sure you're using the custom ski equipment that's best suited to your unique skill set, body type, and skiing style. Find out more about which equipment works best for what here.

A Guide to Finding the Right Custom Ski Equipment
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler