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Long live the Fun-and-Games

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun Posted by: Rohan Hare

Athletes have always been drawn to Whistler, but the emphasis, post-Olympics, as the resort hosts more multisport events, competitions and challenges, turns out to be less about the medal tally and more on the fun-and-Games, as one Whistler Insider discovered during the 2011 North America Outgames.

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Highlights of the Sea to Sky Highway

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Must Dos Posted by: Penny Buswell

If there were beauty contests for bitumen, the Sea to Sky Highway would be reigning title-holder for its gorgeous curves and sheer pleasure on the eyeballs. The proof is in the Porsche ads that have been shot there! We've rounded up some of the highlights of driving the 99er, so your journey is as rewarding as the destination.

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Head for the Hills - Whistler's Best Alpine Hikes

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Family Time, Freebies & Fun, Hiking, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

RISE UP. The most accessible alpine in the Northwest awaits. Bike it. Hike it. Hitch a gondola ride. But don't linger in the valley when you can stand on the shoulders of giants. Our Whistler Insider rounds up her favourite three alpine hikes to tick this summer.

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Ride a Classic Whistler Trail: River Runs Through It

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Must Dos Posted by: Lisa Lefroy

When you land in Mountain Bike Mecca, with 400+km of trails unravelling around you, where do you begin? Professional freerider and bike coach Lisa Lefroy suggests the classic A River Runs Through It, and gives the low-down on what you'll need if you want to session your way to mastery. (Bug spray. Leg armour. A buddy. And treats.)

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