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
Whistler in the Fall

Whistler in the Fall

The mountains are painted in a rainbow of reds, yellows, oranges and greens making the drive up the Sea to Sky Highway absolutely stunning. While the drive is gorgeous this time of year, so is the final destination. The colours linger in the valley and peaks freshly dusted in white are a delightful reminder as to what is just around...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Getting into Whistler’s Retail Game: Another Gibbons Mission

Getting into Whistler’s Retail Game: Another Gibbons Mission

What do people want to buy in Whistler? That’s a question that we’ve never really asked ourselves at Gibbons. We definitely know what people want to drink. We know what they want to eat. We know how they like to party when they come to Whistler. We’re still learning what they want to buy while spending time here. Now we want to...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Wildcats the Movie: The World Premiere

Wildcats the Movie: The World Premiere

The Fortune Sound Club in downtown Vancouver was buzzing last night, and you could feel it from a mile away. The snow stoked guests lined up ready to feast their eyes on some of the sexiest snow porn of the season. Meanwhile, the Wildcats crew hustled and bustled inside to make it just right before cracking the doors. Iconic Wildcats...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Deconstructing the Vail Deal

Deconstructing the Vail Deal

What does the recent sale of Whistler Blackcomb to Vail Resorts mean to us in Whistler and, more specifically, to us at Gibbons? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself ever since Whistler Blackcomb announced the news in the first week of August. My first reaction was: What a great deal. Hats off to the guys and gals at WB —...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Scenic Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Scenic Stand Up Paddle Boarding

The views, the tranquillity, the opportunity to unwind and explore a whole new frontier are just a few of the reasons why we dig stand up paddle boarding. This activity can be a sweaty, strenuous workout, a zen yoga session, a mode of transportation, a social outing or just about anything else you make of it. We can’t help but gush...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Guide to Great Canadian Beer Festivals

Guide to Great Canadian Beer Festivals

For craft beer enthusiasts residing north of the 49th Parallel, there's nothing quite like walking through the gates of one of this country's Great Canadian Beer Festivals. Dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers and thousands of people all celebrating craft beer culture. There's often more than beer going on at these festivals, too.

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
Cheers! Celebrate the End of Summer with Kid-Free Fun at the WVBF

Cheers! Celebrate the End of Summer with Kid-Free Fun at the WVBF

School’s back in session: Adults raise your glasses. It’s time to turn the page on another awesome summer full of family fun. For someone who values that time as much as I do, this past summer was a wonderful few months to see my kids explore and expand their minds outside of the classroom. I feel so lucky that I’m able to...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Whistler Heli Biking & Boarding (on the Same Day!)

Whistler Heli Biking & Boarding (on the Same Day!)

How do you even begin to describe the best day ever? With a video of course. Once again the Beacon Media Group absolutely blew us away with how they were able to capture all aspects of an epic Whistler heli biking and boarding day in the alpine. (If you haven't seen them already, check out The Return of Summer,  Adventure is...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper