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Fat Biking In Whistler

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

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

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 »