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Help! I’m in Whistler and I Don’t Ski!

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There are more Whistler activities than we can shake a stick at. Yes – the biggest draw for visitors is snow sports. As North America’s largest ski resort, it’s to be expected. But the truth is that people travel to Whistler for other reasons too. If you’re not familiar to life on planks, don’t be…

Heading into the Whistler Backcountry | World Class Adventure

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Whistler is (rightfully) renowned as a world-class ski resort. But did you know that it also offers some of the best backcountry skiing in BC (or possibly the world)! And if you’re looking for fresh powder, exciting lines, and an escape from the crowds, getting out in the Whistler backcountry could be the way to…

Camping in Whistler | From Parking to Picnics

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Camping in Whistler takes planning – while there aren’t many Whistler campgrounds they are an incredibly popular and affordable option when visiting Whistler. Avoid disappointment and have the best trip ever to Whistler by planning ahead and reading the tips below to save money and have a stress-free holiday. Fill your nights with a crackling…

Best Places to Hike in Whistler | Season By Season

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Exploring Whistler on foot is a brilliant way to get deep into the wilderness of the Coast Mountains and admire this area’s incredible landscape. A Whistler hike is a unique one. Whistler is scattered with bounteous trails that will take you on adventures through ancient forests, alpine meadows, glaciated valleys and passed pristine lakes. 

Backcountry Skiing | Know Before You Go

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You round a corner and a whole new world appears in front of you. Panoramic views of snowcapped peaks, rippling glaciers and clear blue skies stretch beyond the horizon. And not another soul for miles around. You’re exhausted. Out of breath, legs aching, sweating profusely. But wow, those views are worth it. And you know…

Backcountry Snowboarding | Know Before You Go

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For anyone that’s strapped on a snowboard, you know there’s nothing quite like being the first to carve your way through open expanses of fresh, untouched, pillowy powder. Leaving first tracks on a mountain feels like you’ve scored your own piece of heaven on earth (thank you snow gods!). 

A Whistler Local’s Guide to 20 Apres Activities

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They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a lift pass. But what do you do in Whistler after a day of hitting the slopes? You après! Après Culture in Whistler While the tradition of après may have its origins in France, Whistler certainly has its own take on how to do Après…

52 Weeks & 52 Places to Explore in Whistler

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Despite what you might think, Whistler is not just a winter getaway. It’s a hub of activity during all 12 months of the year. There are things to do in Whistler in winter, summer, spring and fall – as the seasons change, so do the options for adventure! We’ve devised a list of 52 activities…

A Travel Guide | 365 Days of Whistler

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Whistler is so much more than a winter hot spot – there’s something to do year-round at this amazing resort town. Discover why summers in Whistler make seasonal workers stay year-round and why the locals love Whistler’s shoulder seasons. What to Expect – Weather  In BC we have a saying – if you don’t like…

Explore Whistler | Fly Fishing Edition

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Experience the beauty of British Columbia during a Whistler fly fishing tour. What could be better than waking up early to enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of some of Whistler’s best-kept secrets? You’ll have the spots to yourself and feel the satisfying tug of the line in no time with experienced guides, an abundance of…