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The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

Whistler is synonymous with world-class mountain biking. Bikers are known to follow their passion around the globe, seeking out the best mountain biking in the world, and it’s no wonder so many make annual treks to the mecca of Whistler, BC. Our trail builders, in and outside of the park are widely recognized as some of the best in the world, turning the natural, rugged terrain of Whistler into a playground for two wheels. Because the trail system is so vast, we’ve boiled down some of the best trails in and outside of the Bike Park to give you a 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 »

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 »