Taking the Fastest Track

Taking the Fastest Track

The Whistler Sliding Centre runs a public bobsleigh program that encourages everyone to experience the raw speed and tumultuous turns that the Olympians felt in 2010.

POSTED BY · Harry Patchett
ART Showcase Feat. Tori Hillier + Chad Depner

ART Showcase Feat. Tori Hillier + Chad Depner

End the year on a creative high at Garfinkel's. Tomorrow, Tuesday Dec 30 at Garfinkel's we're showcasing two talented artists. Both artists have been a hit at the live Art Throw-Down nights but now first Tori Hillier and then Chad Depner will have their own time to shine as they paint live - just for fun, just for you.

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Between Two Kegs Episode 1: Whistler Brewing Co.

Between Two Kegs Episode 1: Whistler Brewing Co.

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POSTED BY · Liam Peyton
Our Year in Review

Our Year in Review

Our social media team scoured the Gibbons photo and video banks picking out some of the key events from 2014 and placed them in one epic slideshow.

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Backcountry Snowpack Summary – Dec 2014

Backcountry Snowpack Summary – Dec 2014

It’s been an interesting start to the season in Whistler, to say the least. Here is a crash course on what’s been going on in the area around Whistler Blackcomb, here in the West Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

POSTED BY · Wayne Flann
Coldsmoke Film Tour Brings Winter to Whistler

Coldsmoke Film Tour Brings Winter to Whistler

Now in its 10th year, the Coldsmoke Winter Film Tour has become a time honored tradition in the winter culture and it's coming to Whistler this Saturday, December 20 at Millennium Place.

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Going Up Whistler Mountain

Going Up Whistler Mountain

Stepping into the sun on Whistler Mountain gave me the biggest goofy grin. Snow carpeted everything. When looking up from town I could only see one section of the mountain range. From up here the endless peaks looked like sharp white teeth in a dark forest jawline - I felt the immensity of where I was.

POSTED BY · Harry Patchett
New Waterfront Beer Festival Will Quench Your Thirst in Kelowna

New Waterfront Beer Festival Will Quench Your Thirst in Kelowna

Fabulous news for beer lovers in the Okanagan as a new festival is in the works for Kelowna. Planning is underway for the Great Okanagan Beer Festival, the ‘little sibling’ to the extremely successful Whistler Village Beer Festival. If all goes according to plan, the event will take place from May 7th to 9th at Waterfront Park.

POSTED BY · Festival Events Team
The Legendary Chairlift Revue is Back and Festive

The Legendary Chairlift Revue is Back and Festive

The legendary Chairlift Revue will return for a holiday-inspired edition on Thursday, December 18 and Friday, December 19 at Millennium Place. Chairlift Revues are a long-standing tradition in Whistler, with the first performances starting in the mid-80’s. It's clear why this production has become a Whistler legacy - it's a way for snow-loving folk to celebrate the shared experiences of conversations and encounters that take place on the lifts. For those of you unfamiliar with the Chairlift Revue they are...

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Touring Huts: Awakening the Yeti

Touring Huts: Awakening the Yeti

My friend Josh started a conversation about ski touring and the huts that had been built over the last 50 years in back country valleys around this area. He’d been to one last winter and wanted to confirm it was still in action – I was game for the adventure.

POSTED BY · Harry Patchett