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Rainy Day Indoor Activities

Rainy Day Indoor Activities

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova April showers bring May flowers and the opening of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, so we aren’t complaining that the forecast is wet. Although the weather might ‘dampen’ your plans while on vacation, there are a lot of other things to do in Whistler that are perfect for when it’s raining. So if you think a little Pacific Northwest drizzle is going to affect your time here, you’d be mistaken. Here are a number of rainy day indoor activities that everyone will love! The Escape Room Escape Room is Whistler’s original escape room and a perfect non-weather More »

Mountain Safety

Mountain Safety

Flying down a powder-filled slope, the wind at your back and the sun on your face- it’s no secret that there is a lot to love about skiing and snowboarding. Despite being popular, each activity does come with an inherent amount of risk. Expecially since they both involve moving at very high speeds; And not to mention, the dangers associated with being in the great outdoors. No matter your level of experience, becoming familiar with standard mountain safety can ensure an enjoyable experience while on the hill. Here is what you need to know to stay safe and have fun! 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 »

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 »