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Whistler’s Wild Fauna

Whistler’s Wild Fauna

Spring is in the air, and it’s the time of year where our local wildlife starts to come out and play. Since the local fauna can be elusive, we want to help educate you on what to look for, and how to best view these furry locals. As always, safety first, and keep your distance when you’re venturing out to view these magnificent animals!   1. Bears Whistler is home to the beautiful and majestic black bear. Since these animals have been hibernating all winter, you’ll start to see them emerge around mid-April to start foraging for food. The best More »

Whistler’s Top 5 Meal Delivery Options

Whistler’s Top 5 Meal Delivery Options

Looking to stay in tonight? Whistler’s got you covered for dinner with a variety of restaurants that offer delivery. Here are the top 5 meal delivery options in Whistler:   En Tu Casa Express: $ En Tu Casa Spanish dining delivery brings Spain’s gastronomic tradition to Whistler — at affordable prices, all food items are $9.90! They’re delivering exquisite Spanish dishes to Whistlerites, En Tu Casa’s house specialty is a traditional Spanish paella made fresh for every order. They have appetizers and desserts like refreshing beet gazpacho, a cold tomato-based soup made with raw veggies from BC topped with cantaloupe More »

Five Family-Friendly Whistler Activities

Five Family-Friendly Whistler Activities

Looking for fun activities to do with the family in Whistler? When your day isn’t set on the mountain, explore more of what Whistler has to offer, have you heard about our dogsledding or magical light forest? Here are 5 of Whistler’s favourite family-friendly activities:   1. Dogsledding Because who doesn’t love dogs?! Enjoy the most Canadian way to explore Whistler’s forests and culture, across our beautiful snowy landscape. Where you will learn amazing facts and skills about our specially-bred Arctic pups. Your family will love the experience of being pulled by a team of exhilarated and happy sled-dogs! Please More »

First-Time Skier’s Guide to Whistler Winter

First-Time Skier’s Guide to Whistler Winter

From beginner to just out of practice, Whistler is the perfect place to learn to ski. Check out our first-time skier’s guide to Whistler this winter! What to Wear The weather in Whistler varies greatly throughout the day, from the valley bottom to the mountain tops. It could be raining below but sunny above the clouds, so pack a good ski jacket and pants with adequate waterproofing. The key to success here is layering. Typically, you’ll want a base layer, an insulation layer (like a puffy jacket), and an exterior shell jacket. On the bottom, we recommend a base layer More »

A Guide To Snowshoeing In Whistler

A Guide To Snowshoeing In Whistler

Snowshoeing has long been a popular winter method of travel in Canada. Why not try it for yourself? Check out our guide to snowshoeing in Whistler this winter. The snowshoe’s design was inspired by animals with over-sized paws, such as the snowshoe hare, to allow a more efficient way of traveling across snow. Whether you are a snowshoe newbie or have years of experience, there is a multitude of places to go snowshoeing near Whistler. Most of the snowshoeing in Whistler is located within four main areas; Lost Lake, Rainbow Mountain, Cheakamus, and the Callaghan Valley. Lost Lake isn’t only More »