Crankworx Whistler 2017: Guide for Newbies

Crankworx Whistler 2017: Guide for Newbies

Dirt-cloaked folk peruse Whistler Village with bikes rolling smoothly by their side all summer long. From August 11 to 20 this crowd dominates the corridor as Crankworx Whistler 2017 takes hold of our town. Unified by the thrill of cruising steep adrenaline pumping lines, these bikers are here for 10 days of bike-fueled festivities...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Best Hiking Trails in British Columbia

Best Hiking Trails in British Columbia

Living in a province that is chock-full of endless exploration opportunities means that selecting the best hiking trails in British Columbia is a daunting task. There are so many views and destinations of epic proportion that it seems wild to showcase just a few. So how did we come up with our list of the best hiking trails in...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Vacation for Dogs: Whistler Edition

Vacation for Dogs: Whistler Edition

This a first-dog account of a Whistler vacation for dogs. Hey bestfriend! Yeah bestfriend! It's time to get up! He always does this. He smiles, pets my head, says something I don't understand then rolls over to sleep a little longer. But not today, we're on vacation. A vacation for dogs! Bestfriend groans after I nudge him again and...

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
The Ultimate Whistler Festivals Guide

The Ultimate Whistler Festivals Guide

There are plenty of reasons to visit Whistler; the mountain landscapes, pristine lakes and all sorts of adrenaline-fuelled activities. But there's also a thriving arts and culture scene, an ever-growing exhibition of food, wine, and beer, family-specific gatherings and a selection of special interest events. Variety is what this...

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
Earn Your Après

Earn Your Après

Après, a single word that means you had a day worth celebrating. It’s what comes after your adventure seeking heart is content. It’s a beer with good people ready to relax and relive the memories freshly made. Too soon? Never. Whistler is the heart of après, what can we say, we love to celebrate! Traditionally après is a term...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Bottled Water — Making the Right Decision

Bottled Water — Making the Right Decision

We made the decision this week to stop ordering bottled water to our Gibbons venues. We’re really excited about it, considering it a first step of sorts as we really look to challenge our supply line throughout the organization and examine what we can do to make our company better. Our current stock will be phased out over the...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Whistler Spring Activities Guide

Whistler Spring Activities Guide

Down in the valley white snow melts into green grass and the sun paints leaves back onto the branches of the trees lining our favorite trails. While simultaneously, a mere 1500m uphill, winter still holds onto the rocks and glaciers of the rugged Coast Mountains. As the strong sun draws out the days, so are we drawn out from inside...

POSTED BY · Conor Halliwell
The 6 Most Breathtaking Whistler Adventure Tours

The 6 Most Breathtaking Whistler Adventure Tours

Being in Whistler means surrounding yourself in beauty. Maybe you have been here before, maybe it is your first time, regardless there is no doubt that there are endless experiences to keep your eyes feasting on scenery and adventures to take your breath away time and time again. The following are our top 6 most breathtaking Whistler...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Gibbons Goal: Creating the Perfect Après Lager

Gibbons Goal: Creating the Perfect Après Lager

Après and Whistler. Whistler and après. It’s a match made in mountain heaven and Gibbons has always been in the heart of it all for the past 37 years. So, we’re taking all our experience and all our knowledge, and pouring into… our very own beer. Not just any beer. We want to create the perfect après lager.

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Glamping British Columbia: Roughing It With Style

Glamping British Columbia: Roughing It With Style

What exactly is glamping, anyway? Rather than describing a specific product, the term better represents a state of mind, the incredible feeling of being close to nature, but still with the luxuries of home. It depends on whom you ask, too. The world’s elite might consider a luxury tent camp in the wilds of the Serengeti (like this...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz