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Why Whistler Is The Perfect Fall Getaway Spot

Why Whistler Is The Perfect Fall Getaway Spot

The first hint might be the smell in the air, or maybe it’s the start of the school year. Whatever the reason, it’s no secret that fall is in the air. As often with this time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the chaos of ending holidays, starting new schedules, and the ever decreasing daylight hours. The best remedy for the autumn blues is planning a quick trip to the mountains. Why do you ask? Here’s why your perfect fall getaway is in Whistler! Proximity There’s no need to plan a full holiday to regroup, just a few More »

Bike Friendly Travel

Bike Friendly Travel

So you’re coming to Whistler to ride your bike. When going to ride abroad, many mountain bikers ask themselves the same question year on year – “How do I travel with my bike?” In addition to getting from A to B, this means you’ll be packing not only your gear but your bike as well. While these tasks can be daunting, there are a number of ways to travel easily and safely with your prized possession. Here are some steps to bike friendly travel. STEP 1: Invest In A Bike Bag When traveling, your bike must be packed in a rigid More »

Your Guide To Whistler Mountain Bike Park

Your Guide To Whistler Mountain Bike Park

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane May is the time of year when skis get traded in for two wheels and a crowded bus on the way to the ski hill becomes a distant memory. As the last bit of snow melts away, the trail networks emerge and bikes take over Whistler. Some flock to the surrounding all-mountain trails to experience the spring dirt while others wait patiently for a day long awaited since fall, Whistler Mountain Bike Park opening day. If you’ve been anticipating riding the bike park, here is a guide to getting your fair share of the infamous Whistler More »

Labour Day Long Weekend

Labour Day Long Weekend

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane Fall is in the air and summer is on it’s way out. But before school is back in session and we see the last of the holidays, there is one last long weekend of the hot season. Labour Day long weekend runs from September 2nd until September 4th and it the perfect opportunity to enjoy those last few summer adventures in Whistler. What will you do with those extra weekend days on Labour Day long weekend? Public Transit Throughout the summer months, the Resort Municipality of Whistler offers free public transit on weekends. Labour Day marks the last day More »

Why March In Whistler Is The Best

Why March In Whistler Is The Best

While the rest of the world associates March with the arrival of dreary springtime, Whistler is rubbing their hands together in anticipation of the seasonal transition. A typical pacific northwest spring means rain, add the cooler temperatures found at higher elevations and you have optimal conditions for snow, snow and more snow! However, March isn’t made great just by the snow alone, the typical perks of moving into a warmer season apply here too. Now, enough of the small talk, we are going to lay down the facts and prove just why March is the best! Snowfall In 2016, it snowed for 15 days More »