Paradise Found: 100 More Days on the Mountain

Paradise Found: 100 More Days on the Mountain

There is no shortage of experts who can wax eloquent about the power of goal setting: how goals keep you on track, keep you motivated, raise your self-confidence and so on. My goal this season, as it was last season, is to ski 100 days. This, however, isn’t really about the value of goal setting. Rather, this is about rediscovering...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Timber Creek Lodge Season Premiere

Timber Creek Lodge Season Premiere

Well hello, Timber Creek Lodge season premiere! Way to kick the season off with some spice! We are excited to finally watch Timber Creek Lodge, the new Whistler-based show from Bravo that shows off not only the gorgeous place that Whistler is but also so many of the amazing activities that you can do here - and of course to catch a...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell
Bring on the Americans — Whistler’s Reality TV Show Is Back

Bring on the Americans — Whistler’s Reality TV Show Is Back

Whistler must be doing something right. Our mountain town will, once again, be front and centre before millions of television viewers as part of a new Bravo docu-series/reality show. It’s called Timber Creek Lodge, putting Whistler in the spotlight just as it was during last season’s Après Ski. Now, we know there are people out...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
What Are We Doing to Nurture Whistler’s Soul?

What Are We Doing to Nurture Whistler’s Soul?

Vail Resorts’ purchase of Whistler Blackcomb, and more recently the announcement of local layoffs, has left us in Whistler with a collective identity crisis of sorts. What does this all mean for us? What have we become? What do we want to be? What lies in store for us down the road? These are big questions for our little town. Just...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Mountain Lingo: A Crash Course

Mountain Lingo: A Crash Course

The most important thing visiting Whistler is just being in the mountains. That reconnection is primal, and key – feeling small, inhaling nature, relinquishing control. Next, it’s imperative to have fun. It doesn’t matter if you’re ass-sliding the bunny hill or switch straight-lining an untracked chute, the fun creates the...

POSTED BY · Juan Hitta
Whistler in Winter for Non-Skiers and Boarders

Whistler in Winter for Non-Skiers and Boarders

You've arrived in Whistler and are completely surrounded by ski culture. From ski bums to snow bunnies, die-hards to first-timers, it seems that everyone is strutting around with that ski-boot swagger, either heading towards the gondolas or just finishing up a day on the mountain. Now you’re sitting in your hotel room looking out...

POSTED BY · Aaron Peart
Ski Gear Essentials Guide

Ski Gear Essentials Guide

When recreating amongst Whistler’s high alpine peaks, it is easy to forget this mountain adventure hub’s proximity to the ocean. The warm, wet and wild Pacific Ocean is about 60 kilometres away and can affect the weather in the mountains greatly. In the winter, powerful storms stack up over the Pacific Ocean, building up strength...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
How Can You Have a Positive Impact on the World?

How Can You Have a Positive Impact on the World?

How can you have a positive impact on the world? First find the inspiration. For quite a while now I’ve been wondering how we’re going to make an impact on a much larger scale. How can we grow beyond Whistler and take Gibbons to the next level? How can we affect change in a positive way? A few weeks ago I found my answer. It was...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Building a DIY Outdoor Sauna in the Backcountry

Building a DIY Outdoor Sauna in the Backcountry

Yeah, you heard us right; we built a DIY outdoor sauna and put it in the Whistler backcountry. I mean, what else is there to do in-between seasons? Just kidding, there is a tonne. So much, in fact, our last video is all about embracing Whistler in the fall and the change of seasons. While we think we did damn good job showing off our...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Your Guide to Bar Hop: An Epic Whistler Club Crawl

Your Guide to Bar Hop: An Epic Whistler Club Crawl

Is it too bold to start with the fact that the Gibbons Whistler Bar Hop is a killer deal if you're going out for a night in Whistler? Nah. Let's lay it all out on the line. This epic Whistler club crawl experience includes four venues, five drinks, express entry, no cover and pizza, all for $60. And that's the minimum; it also...

POSTED BY · Sasha Powell