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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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The Best (and Worst) Places for a First Date in Whistler

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix Posted by: Michelle Leroux

If you're in Whistler looking for love, the odds are good - it is a town full of single 20-44 year olds. To make the odds even better, the Whistler Insider has prepared a strategic guide to the First Date. Combine a little profiling (that's how Lavalife does it) with some hard-won local knowledge and you are primed to make a good first impression.

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Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.

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