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A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A first date is hard enough as it is. Spending one-on-one time with someone new can be daunting. Trying to figure out where to go or what to do usually takes on the classic form of dinner and a movie. Then there is the whole concept of making conversation over the course of the evening. As if it couldn’t be harder, there is always the dreaded possibility of the person not being whom you thought they were going to be, and then figuring out how to make a hasty exit.

With all the things to do in Whistler, we have a different approach to dating: The Ski Date.

A ski date is one of the best ways to get to know someone. The chair lift provides an opportunity for conversation with a natural break to ski and if the conversation isn’t titillating, there are always other people around to break the ice.

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Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Justa Jeskova

Athleticism high on your list of desired qualities? Ski dates offer the chance to get a feel for your potential partner’s athletic prowess. If your date isn’t a great skiing partner, Whistler Blackcomb has a large number of runs that can be fun for both the novice skier and the expert. And if skiing isn’t going well, you can always après early!

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Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane

Want to reveal your partner’s true colors? No better way than having to navigate challenging terrain or the Whistler weather. There is no room for fake smiles when it’s a blizzard out and you’re standing on top of a double black diamond run. A ski date creates the perfect environment to see the real person and how they handle the not so smooth situations.

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Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane

If your date isn’t going well, skiing can be a convenient way to exit the uncomfortable situation. You could accidently get lost or maybe take a tumble no longer able to ski. Perhaps you simply see some friends and decide you would rather ski with them. The exit possibilities are endless when you’re on the mountain.

There you have it. A ski date makes that first date an easy one leaving room for many more dates when a Whistler Hotel deal might be taken advantage of.