Whistler Rugby League: Who are the Whistler Wildcats?

Whistler Rugby League: Who are the Whistler Wildcats?

On Saturday, July 12 the Whistler Wildcats played their second game of the summer against the Coastal Cougars from North Vancouver at Whistler Secondary School in Alpine. With temperatures in the mid thirties the game started fast and furious with both teams giving little away. The Wildcats were out a few players due to injuries and it showed with some of the pacier Cougars finding gaps...

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Toro, the Owl and the Grill and Vine Whistler

Toro, the Owl and the Grill and Vine Whistler

We love good food and drink here at Gibbons Life, but most of all we love passion. We recognize that passion is what sets people and businesses apart, and we want to support those who strive for excellence in their field. Our friends at the FireRock Lounge told us about a summer dinner series that piqued our interest and so we checked in with Whistler's Grill and Vine restaurant to find out more.

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Lama Marut: Self Help Through Selflessness

Lama Marut: Self Help Through Selflessness

On July 11, 2014 Whistler is welcoming spiritual director, Lama Marut, to its beautiful public library. His talk entitled I Am Because You Are: Personal Identity Within Community calls for a revolution in the way we look at our lives, suggesting that through selflessness we'll find a much greater reward than unbridled egoism.

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The Clam Barrier of the Canadian Caesar Cocktail

The Clam Barrier of the Canadian Caesar Cocktail

Over 350 million Caesars are consumed each year in Canada, but it's possibly their "special ingredient" that keeps the Caesar within the confines of Canada. This would be "Clamato juice", and as the name suggests its a mixture of tomato juice and clam broth. This is your Bloody Mary with a distinctly fishy finish.

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Dining in the PEAK 2 PEAK? A Whistler Gondola Dinner Experience

Dining in the PEAK 2 PEAK? A Whistler Gondola Dinner Experience

At Gibbons Life we love hearing stories of creativity and innovation so when we heard about the Bearfoot Bistro's daring SKYHIGH event we had to know more.

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Q & A with ZEP Techniques Mountain Bike Guru Paul Howard

Q & A with ZEP Techniques Mountain Bike Guru Paul Howard

We touch base with mountain bike instructor and athlete, Paul Howard, on why he loves biking in Whistler so much - as if we had to ask...

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The Story of Odd Shaped Balls in Whistler

The Story of Odd Shaped Balls in Whistler

Whistler has a seemingly odd affiliation with rugby, and more recently touch rugby. Given the fact most Canadians have no idea what touch rugby even is, and that Whistler has only one actual rugby-pitch - it's been a labour of love for those involved.

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Catching the Sun: Whistler Summer Activities

Catching the Sun: Whistler Summer Activities

In a resort known for its winter prowess, it’s actually a shock for some people to find out that there’s a lotta love for the sunny summer months too. We asked some of Whistler’s longstanding locals what they’re looking forward to as the snow starts to melt…

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Embrace The Rain: Whistler Rainy Day Activities

Embrace The Rain: Whistler Rainy Day Activities

The skies of Whistler are overcast, ominous clouds are bringing the rain spring is known for and we all start to feel a bit gloomy. Living in a temperate rainforest gives us the lush, green landscape we like to play in, but it also means we have to put up with a lot of H2O. This spring we’ve decided to embrace the rain, instead of whine about it - like Gene Kelly we’re planning to dance in it if we have to.

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WSSF Gibbons Life BIG AIR Highlights 2014

WSSF Gibbons Life BIG AIR Highlights 2014

The Gibbons Life Big Air final stunned the whistler crowds with a splendid showcase of skills on Saturday night. With a lineup full of Olympians, X Games medalists and recent internet sensations, it was always going to be a great show.

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