Mountain Culture

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

What Kind of Biker Are You? Take the Quiz

There’s a variety of biking in and around Whistler. We can bet that we can determine which type of biker you are (or should be) by taking this short quiz!

Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Whistler

Wondering where to go to watch the sunset in Whistler? We've got you covered with this guide to the best places from the Village to the mountains..

Whistler Local’s Favourites: Mayor Jack Crompton

Whistler Mayor Jack Crompton dishes on his favourite places, restaurants and more in this Insider exclusive. Who better to ask for local tips?

Passion. Is It in You?

Passion – it’s what drives us to break the mould and live a life we love. Your vacation shouldn’t be any different.

Sustaining Singletrack: Spring Riding Tips with WORCA

Find out what you need to know before hitting the cross-country mountain biking trails in Whistler this spring with Insider, Hailey Elise.

Lil’wat Nation Artist Carves His Own Path

We caught up with cultural ambassador, performer, and carver, Q̓awām (Wolf) Redmond Andrews from the Lil'wat Nation to find out what it's like to be so closely connected with his community, and to pass on its stories to visitors and locals that come to the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

World Ski & Snowboard Festival: The Ones to Watch

At the heart of the World Ski & Snowboard Festival is the inspiring individuals who come here to showcase their talents. Here are a few you won't want to miss this year.

Taking the Plunge: Cold-Water Dips in Whistler

Would you immerse yourself in a thawing Whistler lake? Asta Kovanen's cold-water dipping journey shows us that lakes can be as life-changing as the mountains.

Insider’s Guide to Whistler Backcountry Hut Etiquette

A "how to" guide on backcountry hut etiquette in Whistler, with suggestions of where you can go for your next hut adventure.

Insider’s Guide to the World Ski & Snowboard Festival 2019

WSSF is back for another year as the ultimate season ender sender. Learn what's new and how to live it up in this local favourite spring festival.

Bikinis, Jodhpurs and Lycra – It Must Be Spring Skiing in Whistler

Whistler has a long ski season. It stretches from November through to May, and as the days get longer with the sun creating creamy, soft ski conditions Whistler locals know that it's all about the spring skiing.
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