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Why Whistler Is The Best Christmas Gift

Before you know it, Christmas will be here. That makes right now the best time to make your Christmas plans and get all the shopping out of the way early. But coming up with unique Christmas gift ideas year after year can be a challenge. The joys of gift giving can quickly become a burden and picking out that special something, a daunting task. If you regularly find yourself rushing and stressing to find the perfect gift, you could consider giving a vacation. There’s a lot of reasons why a vacation could be the best Christmas gift you ever give your More »

Made In Whistler Market

Every Saturday from December 17 through April 1, the Made In Whistler Winter Artisan Market sets up shop. This market features local artisans displaying and selling their crafts. Here, you will find unique jewelry, pottery, woodwork, fine art, textiles and artisanal foods. Many of the vendors have to go through a rigorous selection process focused on quality and price point, so you will only find the highest of quality, hand-made goods available to purchase. With only a few more market days left in the season, we are featuring one of vendor’s that you will find at the Made In Whistler Winter Artisan Market More »

Fat Biking In Whistler

The winter sports in Whistler may seem fairly obvious: skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and ice skating. But as always, there are more than meets the eye. One of such activities is the lesser known is fat biking. Just what is fat biking you might ask? Typically, fat biking uses an offroad bicycle that has fatter wheels. These wheels have a larger diameter and are designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft unstable terrain, such as snow, sand, and mud. Surprisingly, this activity is very similar to its summer counterpart. Expect to cruise down compact snow and More »

Our Partnership With Spicy Sports

The Listel Whistler is always searching for better ways to serve our guests throughout the winter. We are very proud to discuss our partnership with Spicy Sports. This partnership brings access to a wide range of activities for guests of the Listel Hotel that includes winter clothing, ski, snowboard, telemark, snowshoe and fat bike rentals! Spicy Sports is an independent company, locally owned and operated. They opened their first store in the fall of 1992 at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in the Le Chamois Hotel and have continued to be in business for over 25 years. They have grown to have two More »

5 Whistler-style Gift Ideas for Mountain Enthusiasts

Here at Listel Whistler we live and breathe mountain culture. Located at the base of Whistler Blackcomb our everyday existence revolves around snow fall, weather forecasts, adventure stories and travel hype. As we head into the holiday season, we have our finger on the pulse of everything cool and fashionable for mountain explorers of all levels. Here is a list of five gift ideas for the mountain enthusiasts in your life. Before you start shopping we will leave you with a quote to help inspire your purchasing decisions this holiday season. “Life is about the adventures you take and the More »