Mountain Culture

Our lifestyle and outlook are a little different here. You don't change the mountains - they change you.

Insider’s Guide: When to Visit Whistler in the Winter

While winter may be confined to three months in other parts of the world, in Whistler we revel in it for six! Each month offers unique must-do events, activities, and snow sports, making it hard to know when to visit.

The Design Mind Behind the Whistler Village Stroll

The main viaduct of Whistler’s pedestrian Village Stroll is a meandering, cobblestoned route that connects both ski hills to four public squares and over 100 shops and eateries, before easing onto the great lawn of Whistler Olympic Plaza and the Marketplace.

A Whistler Workation: Working Remotely in Paradise

Thanks to digital technology more and more of us are able to work remotely, taking beautiful locations like Whistler as our offices. Insider Blair Kaplan has tips to help the digital nomad feel right at home in the mountains.

Feast for the Senses: An evening at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Dining with a difference – taking time out with the First Nations people of Whistler to make a different connection with the landscape.

Friends Matter: 30 Years of Whistler Trips with the Black Velvet Ski Team

What's kept the Black Velvet Ski Team coming to Whistler for 30 years in a row? It's a complicated story to do with life-long friendships, tradition and regular après sessions.

Summer of Biking: Whistler’s Two-Wheeled Events and Rides

Summer is here and there's no better time to hook up with fellow bike enthusiasts and do what you love best. From social rides to DH races and road cycling epics, there's something for everyone.

Happy Tails: Dogs of Whistler

From taking time out to play to being good adventure buddies and knowing how to completely relax, dogs have plenty to teach us about living well. Meet Whistler's Instagram-famous dogs (and their owners) and get their take on living the good life in the mountains.

The World of 20-Inch Wheels: BMX in Whistler

From hosting the 1985 BMX World Championships to the new BMX track and the athletes who've gone on to the world stage with BMX skills under their belt, Whistler has a long history with the sport.

The Debrief: How the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme 2018 Went Down

VIDEO: Miss the return of the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme during the World Ski and Snowboard Festival? The Insider has the race recap from Whistler, BC.

Ditch the Daily Grind: Get More From Your Week in Whistler this Summer

Switch the work week for the Whistler week and reconnect with what's important. Summer weekdays are the ideal time to discover the Whistler you don't know.

Feast Your Eyes: SWATCH ART + Soul @ WSSF

LIMITED TIME ONLY: See some of the Sea to Sky’s talented artists, photographers and craftspeople under the one roof at the SWATCH ART + Soul Exhibition at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival.
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