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Preparing For Opening Day

Preparing For Opening Day

Image: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane Skiers and snowboarder rejoice, the moment you’ve been waiting for since closing day is finally here. The 2018/2019 winter season at Whistler Blackcomb starts November 22nd. With opening day coming up fast, there’s a lot to do in order to make the most of it. By planning ahead, an easy and memorable day of fun-filled mountain activities is within your grasp. So get out your gear, buy your lift pass, and book your accommodation, here’s how you should be preparing for opening day! Prepare Your Gear Get all your winter gear out of storage, it’s going to be in More »

Fall Adventures You Can Have Right From Your Hotel

Fall Adventures You Can Have Right From Your Hotel

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Fall is a magical time to be in Whistler. The temperatures have cooled slightly, there are fewer crowds, and you can still take advantage of all the summer activities before the snow falls. During the autumn season, you’ll have no problem figuring out what to do. But fitting it all in during the shortened days can be a bit of a problem. To help you maximize your time and fun while in the mountains, here’s a list of fall adventures that you can have right from your hotel. Hike! Leave the lobby and start your 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 »

The Ice Kingdom

The Ice Kingdom

Just beyond our lobby lies a magical kingdom made of ice and snow. The Ice Kingdom Whistler is a winter wonderland filled with sculptures, interactive features and so much more. Covering over 40,000 square feet, this seasonal experience is new to Whistler and one not to be missed. The Ice Kingdom concept is the result of a master ice carvers imagination. His name is David Xu Rui and he wanted to celebrate a 300-year-old Chinese tradition of friends and family gathering to create sculptures out of snow and ice. The tradition has come to life and is now an exciting seasonal More »

Winter Ziplining!

Winter Ziplining!

In addition to soaring down the ski hill, guests can add soaring through the trees to their list of things to do in Whistler. How exactly? Why ziplining of course! Ziplines are cables that guests can use gravity to slide down. Ziptrek Whistler has a whole series of ziplines strung all throughout the forests and connecting Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. What’s more, reaching each zipline requires exploring a true old-growth temperate rainforest blanketed in snow. Want to learn more? Read on! What To Do: High, long, adrenaline inducing- Ziptrek Whistler is home to all of the above ziplines. With tours designed for More »