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Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Dee Raffo

Whistler might have achieved renown as a Mecca of gravity-fuelled mountain biking with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and the resort's sizable trail network, but it’s not all full-face helmets and gladiator-style body armor around here. From Canada Day to Slow Food Cycle Sunday, bike season cranks up into full gear. Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.

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10 Reasons Your Dog Wants to Come to Whistler this Summer

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

Ever wondered what your dog is dreaming about when he's twitching happily in his sleep? How about Whistler trail runs, belly-soaks, off-leash beaches, home-made organic treats, black tie dinners, pet-sitters and concierges who remember his name. This week's Insider gives a two-paws-up to Whistler as a dog-friendly getaway catering to the R&R needs of blended (canine human) families.

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Chefs' Favourite Things About Spring

TAG: Cultural Fix, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Spot prawns. Spring lamb. Fiddleheads. Asparagus. Watercress. Limited batches of organic gin from the Pemberton Distillery. The promise that it will soon be warm enough to eat ice cream! These are the things that put a spring in the step of Whistler chefs like Araxi's James Walt, Bearfoot Bistro's Melissa Craig and Alta Bistro's Guillaume Gissinger.  See how much bounce we're talking about, as we check in with the people who tend to see Whistler from the inside-out.

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Best Places in Whistler to Spot a Bear

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Most of us have been sleeping with bears forever, so it's a thrill to see one in the wild. But 500 pounds of muscle and claw doesn't make for a good bedmate, playmate, or photo-shoot model, if you're too close. The Insider reveals the worst and the best places to spot a black bear, or three, in Whistler.

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