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Long Hikes Around Whistler

Long Hikes Around Whistler

Need a pre-season workout? Enjoy the elevation gains and explore one of the many long hikes around Whistler. From the old-growth coastal rainforest to the stunning mountain views, September is the perfect hiking season with fewer crowds and cooler temperatures. We had our staff compile their favourite fall hikes to explore on your next mountain getaway: #1: Garibaldi Lake & Beyond Garibaldi Provincial Park Duration: Day hike Elevation gain: 900m Distance: 18km (return) Dog Friendly: No Not for the faint of heart (over 6km of switchbacks!) but worth every step! This classic hike provides stunning mountain views, and the infamous More »

Short Hikes Around Whistler

Short Hikes Around Whistler

Looking for a quick and fun activity close to Whistler and the Village? Whistler is filled with fast walking paths of various difficulties, all with beautiful scenic routes and landmarks to discover. These short trails are perfect for going on before heading to lunch, dinner, or other activities! Check out these prime hiking and walking trails in Whistler:   1. Brandywine Falls: 30 minutes Just before Whistler right off the highway, lies a short hike to the beautiful 70-metre Brandywine Falls! The waterfall is only 1km away, making it a great place to stop on the way to Whistler or More »

Having Fun at the Range

Having Fun at the Range

One of Whistler’s favourite ways to spend a day is by visiting the driving range and practicing shots against the valley side. For beautiful views, a thrilling activity, and staying near the village, look no further than the Whistler Golf Range! On the days in between going atop the mountain peaks, or biking and hiking on the trails, take a moment to enjoy a day of still concentration and refreshing scenery. Whether you’re just starting or a long-time season pass-holder, the golf range is great fun for the whole group.   Some tips for golfing during the summer months: 1. More »

Seeing Whistler Valley By Bike

Seeing Whistler Valley By Bike

Many people think that Whistler only consists of what one might see near and around Whistler Village but it is in fact, a lot bigger than meets the eye. Beyond the Village, lies even more adventures and sights to see. And there’s no better way to take it all in than by bike! Starting south at the Cheakamus residential area and extending north to Green Lake, there’s enough to explore to make a day out of it. Here are our favourite stops to take in while seeing Whistler Valley by bike. Valley Trail Connecting both ends of town is the More »

The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

Whistler is synonymous with world-class mountain biking. Bikers are known to follow their passion around the globe, seeking out the best mountain biking in the world, and it’s no wonder so many make annual treks to the mecca of Whistler, BC. Our trail builders, in and outside of the park are widely recognized as some of the best in the world, turning the natural, rugged terrain of Whistler into a playground for two wheels. Because the trail system is so vast, we’ve boiled down some of the best trails in and outside of the Bike Park to give you a More »