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Top Spring Activities

Top Spring Activities

You may think coming to Whistler is all about being here during the heaviest snowfall of the season but there is a little known secret here called spring! Spring brings mild weather, sun and the opportunity to do all sorts of activities including skiing. We’ve made a list of the top five things to do here in Whistler in spring! 1.Biking The bike park might not be open for another month but Whistler has an extensive trail system with trails that are clear close to the village or even a bit further if your looking for an adventure. Check out the retail More »

Your Guide to Whistler’s Not so Mainstream Night Life

Your Guide to Whistler’s Not so Mainstream Night Life

It’s no secret that although skiing might be the main reason a trip to Whistler is planned, the nightlife is a close second. After the hill closes and après has commenced, the next questions is where should your group spend the rest of the night? Not interested in heading to a night club? A great deal of the night life is tucked away and without knowing where to look, your night might just be called early. Here a guide to Whistler’s not so mainstream night life and how to make the most of your nights here in Whistler! 1.Buffalo Bills More »

Can You Name This Mountain?

Can You Name This Mountain?

Standing atop Whistler Mountain is breath taking in so many respects- The sheer vastness of the world below you, the enormous distance between you and the next mountain and the seemingly never ending peaks blanketing the horizon are just to name a few. If this is your first time to the Coast Mountains or your a regular visiter, your sure to pick up on some of the local names for the peaks surrounding our beloved Whistler. Let’s test your knowledge: Question 1: This one is an easy one. This mountain is Whistler’s sister ski hill and also sit’s in the Fitzsimmon’s More »

Après in Whistler: The Real Deal

We take après very seriously here in Whistler. And how could we not? Whistler has world class skiing and the activities that follow are world class as well. It’s not all about having drinks following a great day on the mountain, there’s lots of other Whistler activity ideas and ways to enjoy what Whistler is all about: being outside in the mountains! Ice Skating With friends or family, ice skating at Olympic plaza is a lot of fun and FREE! No need to bring your own skates as you can rent them there. There is hot chocolate, music and you skate during More »

A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A first date is hard enough as it is. Spending one-on-one time with someone new can be daunting. Trying to figure out where to go or what to do usually takes on the classic form of dinner and a movie. Then there is the whole concept of making conversation over the course of the evening. As if it couldn’t be harder, there is always the dreaded possibility of the person not being whom you thought they were going to be, and then figuring out how to make a hasty exit. With all the things to do in Whistler, we have More »