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
FOON SKIS BC MADE, INTERVIEW WITH JOHNNY FOON

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” Chilton in Pemberton, British Columbia. After 15 years as a pro rider, designing for big name...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Fall Activities

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.

POSTED BY · Conor Halliwell
Sea to Sky Roadtrip

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 shores of the Howe Sound north into the heart of the vast Coast Range Mountains.  The old...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Apres Surf Sauna

Apres Surf Sauna

Rolling waves greeted the shore with a hint of salt while we waxed our boards. We sat on driftwood logs soaking up as much of the morning sun on our exposed skin as possible before tucking our arms and legs into wetsuits. With the anticipation of surfing too much to handle we dashed into the blue. Quickly, is the only way to go about...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper