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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 »

Family Fall Fun in Whistler

Family Fall Fun in Whistler

The fall in Whistler is a great time of year! The changing landscape is beautiful, the crowds are lighter and there are so many great activities and events going on. Check out these great things to do for family fall fun in Whistler: Get Outside While the fall weather in the Coast Mountains can be a bit variable, as long as you’re dressed for the weather, you can get outside! As the snow has not yet hit the valley, most valley-level and lower alpine hiking, walking and biking trails are still easily accessible. Take in the beauty of the landscape More »

How To Navigate The Annual Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

How To Navigate The Annual Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

Photo credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane With the winter ski season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about gear! You may be partial to the old ski gear that you’ve been sporting for the last 20 years. However, you’d be surprised at the advancements in technology that have made ski gear more comfortable, lighter and durable. But getting a brand new kit doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Every year around Canadian Thanksgiving, local Whistler businesses offer great discounts on ski and snowboard gear. The most notable sale is the Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale. Located More »

Cornucopia Whistler: The Food And Drink Festival

Cornucopia Whistler: The Food And Drink Festival

MPhoto: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Food and drink lovers rejoice, Cornucopia Whistler is just around the corner. From November 8th- 18th, the northern celebration of all things that tantalize the palette will take over the village. Tastings, long table dinners, and even seminars fill up the 11 days to the brim. By the end, your taste buds will be beyond satisfied and above all, inspired. There’s a lot to eat, drink and do, so we’ve gathered up the highlights of Cornucopia Whistler, the food and drink festival of the North. Come hungry and leave happy! Signature Tastings The Signature Tastings More »