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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 »