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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 »

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 »

A First Timer’s Guide To Whistler This Winter.

A First Timer’s Guide To Whistler This Winter.

A First Timer’s Guide To Whistler This Winter. If you haven’t visited Whistler before, this winter is the perfect opportunity! With the current travel restrictions, Whistler may be a private paradise accessible only to visitors residing within Canada. Our doors are open and we are ready to welcome Canadian travelers from near and far to our beautiful mountain town. Whistler is a true winter wonderland. From ice skating on the Olympic Plaza to sleigh-rides on snowy Blackcomb mountain to steak fondue – Whistler has something for everyone. Read below to discover our first timer’s guide to Whistler! The Low Down More »

Valentine’s Day in Whistler

Valentine’s Day in Whistler

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Guy Fattal Love is in the air! If you’re looking for the perfect place to celebrate with that special someone, there’s nothing more romantic than spending Valentine’s Day in Whistler. The magic of the twinkling lights on the Village Stroll, the beauty of everything wrapped in a white blanket of snow and the fresh mountain air, set the scene for ultimate romance. Valentine’s Day is even extra special this year as it falls on the same weekend as the Family Day long weekend, meaning extended time to enjoy each other’s company. With so much to see and do More »