Ski Gear Essentials Guide

Ski Gear Essentials Guide

Without a doubt, backcountry and lift-served skiing or snowboarding is gear intensive. The goal of this ski gear essentials guide is to give you some direction when shopping for new gear and to help you make a purchase that will not only make you happy, but that will perform flawlessly on the mountain. It doesn’t matter if you’re...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
Whistler MLK Weekend Parties

Whistler MLK Weekend Parties

Starting this Thursday (Jan 15) Whistler will start to see an invasion from the south as US college goers descend on our mountain resort. It's time to ski hard, apres hard, and party hard! Here's what's happening around Whistler and some fun survival tips to get you through...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
Evolution of Whistler Après: Longhorn Saloon

Evolution of Whistler Après: Longhorn Saloon

After a day of shredding on the mountains, it is common practice to take part in the Whistler après culture with your mates. Regardless of whether it’s bike season, ski season or something in between, the art of après amplifies the celebration of earning your beverage of choice. No need to go clean up, wear your day with the gear...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Heli Sauna Ski: when the skies not the limit

Heli Sauna Ski: when the skies not the limit

We all have those friends, you know the ones that take everything to the next level, and when your home begs for constant adventure why wouldn't you? When the sky doesn't pose any limitations, thanks to Blackcomb Helicopters - the opportunities for adventure are endless. Which doesn't make a heli sauna skiing experience sound that...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Planning the Ultimate Whistler Scavenger Hunt

Planning the Ultimate Whistler Scavenger Hunt

Whistler boasts of many activities and sights to see, it’s no joke that endless possibilities await. A Whistler scavenger hunt is a great way to take your exploring up a notch, especially for those goal-oriented explorers. There are a few different types of scavenger hunts to pursue in Whistler, with this guide you can choose the...

POSTED BY · Alexa
BC Road Trip: Island Edition

BC Road Trip: Island Edition

It's an alluring destination, yet for some reason, the thirty-odd nautical miles of water separating mainland BC from Vancouver Island poses a perceived logistical nightmare for travelers. The keyword here is perceived. Although it can be a bit of a headache on busy summer days, with just a bit of planning, or at least a good book,...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
The Must Have Camping Gear of Experienced Locals

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...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
WSSF 2018

WSSF 2018

It’s almost WSSF (World Ski and Snowboard Festival) and we’re stoked. This year we’re more than thrilled to be a partner of the event – hooray for making things local again! Together with Whistler Blackcomb we’re bringing back some of the classic WSSF events and focusing on taking the festival back to its routes. We’re...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Gibbons Après Lager – Ambassador Retreat

Gibbons Après Lager – Ambassador Retreat

Assembling a team of stoke is not a task we took lightly. Whistler is oozing with passionate individuals following their dreams and leaving a trail of inspiration along the way. Fuelled by a go-getter attitude at Gibbons, we wanted to find like-minded movers and shakers in our Whistler world for our Après Lager team. We proudly...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
Discovering Local Whistler Artists

Discovering Local Whistler Artists

Not surprising in the least, Whistler is the home to several multi-talented people. The longer you are here, the more aware of this you become. Whether you have realized it or not, when it comes to the arts, the evidence of local Whistler artists is present in community galleries all around town. I recently picked up my car in...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades