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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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Fresh films screen at Open Air Movie Nights

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Mary-Ann Graebling

Fresh air and films make for a magic combination, as any drive-in aficionado knows. In Whistler, the open air movie night tradition of Lunafliks are a bike-in or walk-in event, unfolding on the grass by Lost Lake, every other Wednesday in July & August. If you've ever wondered what a hipster refugee camp looks like, then saunter on by. BYO inflatable mattress and mohair throw. Films begin at sundown.

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