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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 »

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 »

More Value, More Fun! Whistler Is For Every Budget This Winter.

More Value, More Fun! Whistler Is For Every Budget This Winter.

Whistler is known worldwide as one of the best ski resorts in the world. However, this title doesn’t mean that Whistler is a ludicrously expensive holiday destination, only accessible to those with bottomless wallets. You would be surprised how much is on offer in Whistler to those on more of a shoestring budget, or prefer a more economical style of travel. Activities Ditch the downhill gear and go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at Lost Lake – from 3pm onwards you can get a ticket to explore the trails for half price – just $11! Lost Lake Park features over 30 More »

Safely Riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

Safely Riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

In response to COVID-19, a lot has changed in terms of travel and what our new normal is as a society. In Whistler, it’s no different. Many changes have been made so that everyone can visit the mountains in a safe manner while flattening the curve. This includes changes to accessing the mountain, in particular, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. To make sure both guests and staff are safe, here is a rundown on what to expect when riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park this season. Renting Bikes and Equipment Rental shops all around Whistler are in operation and offering More »