Surviving the Whistler Village Beer Festival

Surviving the Whistler Village Beer Festival

In just a few short weeks, the Whistler Village Beer Festival returns to Olympic Plaza with 60 breweries and more than 120 craft beers. It's easy to get lost in the sea of suds at the Main Event (September 17-18), to maximize your time on the grounds we present these tips to surviving the Whistler Village Beer Festival. Just like...

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
Ironman Whistler Course Review

Ironman Whistler Course Review

The hustle and bustle have begun. The tents have taken over the Whistler Olympic Plaza and the highways are lined with flashing signs for road closures, all for one event. The Ironman. For most, a full year of training boils down to one day, the day of the Ironman. Rain or shine, some of the physically toughest and mentally...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Alpine Activities, Helicopters and Beach Parties

Whistler Alpine Activities, Helicopters and Beach Parties

We’ve been at it again, guilty as charged. The Gibbons Whistler crew has been out having one hell of a time playing in our backyard. As per usual, we explored and played in a whole new way because, well, why not? No need to be jealous, see our episode two blog post for inspiration on how to create your own Whistler adventure. Let...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Ironman: An Insider’s Perspective

Whistler Ironman: An Insider’s Perspective

Being labeled an Ironman is impressive. To achieve this noteworthy title means that you have overcome the physical and mental exhaustion that comes with swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running 26.2 miles in under 17 hours. While the sport of triathlon is growing in popularity, thanks to Ironman, the dedication needed to...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Create Your Own Whistler Adventures

Create Your Own Whistler Adventures

Whistler adventures await at every corner of our gorgeous mountain town, and we couldn’t help but show them off to you in our latest video. It was a journey, an adventure and one amazing weekend to create this film. While the backdrop is nothing short of stunning, the film isn’t to merely show off one beautiful location in the...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Play the Fest Kicks off Pemby Fest 2016

Play the Fest Kicks off Pemby Fest 2016

Playing live at the Pemberton Music Festival would be a dream come true for most bands. So why not make it a reality? Gibbons has paired up with Mountain FM and The Meadows of Pemberton Golf Course to give one lucky band from the Sea to Sky corridor a stage of their own at Pemby Fest 2016. How do we decide who’s going to make it to...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Reconnect With Nature in an Outdoor Yoga Experience

Reconnect With Nature in an Outdoor Yoga Experience

With Wanderlust on its way, I’ve been busy searching for the perfect places for an outdoor yoga experience, and want to share my top Whistler locations with you! With a backyard like mine, it’s hard to pick a bad spot to practice yoga in Whistler. Whether you’re coming into town for the Whistler Wanderlust festival or you’re...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Essential Mountain Biking Gear List

Essential Mountain Biking Gear List

For those uninitiated to the sport of mountain biking, the amount of gear required to get out for a simple ride can be daunting. There’s the bike itself, a complicated mass of tubing festooned with bits and pieces of shiny gadgetry. Then there are all the accessories: hydration bag, helmet, clothing, bike-specific shoes… the list...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
Season Two – It’s a Wrap

Season Two – It’s a Wrap

You may have seen the cast and crew around town, capturing footage for the second season of our Gibbons docu-series on Bravo. Filming has now wrapped up and post production is in full swing. While it may not be called Après Ski this time around, the basic concept remains: a network show documenting our high-end concierge business...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Escape the Crowds With Our Whistler Local Secrets

Escape the Crowds With Our Whistler Local Secrets

The mountains are full of secrets. The Whistler valley oozes with hidden viewpoints, sneaky waterfalls and unmarked trails that lead to some of the earth’s finest treasures. The tricky part is, of course, finding these spots. It takes time and many wrong turns to organically encounter such places, but it’s always worth the...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper