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…

It takes a Community to Raise a Festival

A good festival can stand the test of time; Whistler knows this better than most towns. Take our marquee winter festival, the Whistler Ski and Snowboard Festival — 20 and counting and a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Or…

Towing Apres 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…

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…