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5 Whistler-style Gift Ideas for Mountain Enthusiasts

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 »

Whistler Winter and What to Expect

Whistler Winter and What to Expect

Winter isn’t just winter in Whistler! The ski and snowboard season runs from November to May with a different experience being offered as the months change. Choosing what month to travel in can determine snow levels, weather, festivals and what activities are available; thus, playing a large role in your winter venture. Knowing what to expect from month to month can help you make informed travel plans and ensure you are traveling at a time that best suits your needs. Here is everything you need to know about Whistler winter and what to expect throughout the season! EARLY SEASON RUNS MID-NOVEMBER- LATE DECEMBER More »

Après in Whistler: The Real Deal

We take après very seriously here in Whistler. And how could we not? Whistler has world class skiing and the activities that follow are world class as well. It’s not all about having drinks following a great day on the mountain, there’s lots of other Whistler activity ideas and ways to enjoy what Whistler is all about: being outside in the mountains! Ice Skating With friends or family, ice skating at Olympic plaza is a lot of fun and FREE! No need to bring your own skates as you can rent them there. There is hot chocolate, music and you skate during More »

Your Unofficial Whistler Pride Guide

Your Unofficial Whistler Pride Guide

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is an annual event that welcomes gay and lesbian visitors from over 26 countries to Whistler. Many would agree that Pride is one of the most fun events on the Whistler social calendar with parties, entertainment, and of course epic skiing and riding on Whistler Blackcomb jam packed into a week of fun. Gay or straight, Whistler Pride is not to be missed. At Listel Hotel, we are in the heart of the action in Whistler Village. Here is our unofficial guide to Whistler Pride. Enjoy! The Parties The parties are the highlight of Pride More »

Our Top Picks for Spending New Year’s Eve in Whistler

Our Top Picks for Spending New Year’s Eve in Whistler

Whistler does New Year’s Eve right. Over the years it has become the place to go for people all over the Northern Hemisphere. With a range of events and parties for all ages and interests, it is no wonder people are drawn to Whistler to welcome the coming year. Not only is their lots happening, the epic snow conditions (this year Whistler/Blackcomb is already nearing 2 meters of snow), skiing and snowboarding is at its prime in December and January. We consider ourselves somewhat of experts when it comes to what to see and do in Whistler. Positioned in the heart More »