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…

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…

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…

Hiking one of the many trails in Whistler's vast trail network.

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…

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…

Is the campfire calling? Be sure to bring the must have camping gear.

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…

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…

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…

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”…

Whistler fall activities include taking in the fall colours along the Village Stroll.

Whistler Fall Activities

You might think there’s no reason to visit Whistler without a bike or a pair of skis. You’d be mistaken. There is every reason to come after the bike park wraps up another non-stop season and before the snow starts to fly in earnest on the valley floor.

Sea to Sky Roadtrip

The 120 or so kilometers that wind up the dramatic coast from Vancouver, British Columbia to the mountain bubble of Whistler is aptly known as the Sea-to-Sky highway. Officially named highway 99 this sinuous strip of asphalt traces the craggy…

Your Complete Guide to Powersports in Whistler (brrapp anyone?)

You know that feeling of joy after reaching the top of the mountain by foot, bike or skis? The “type two fun”, where it’s only after you’ve worked incredibly hard that you can truly enjoy and appreciate the fruits of…