Mountain Culture

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

Watching the Universe Unfold with Whistler Photographer David McColm

VIDEO: Come along for the ride as David McColm spends a night out on Whistler Mountain, photographing the stunning night skies from the alpine.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 2: Ski Bums, Marmots & Dual Mountain

In the second of three posts, Feet Banks goes back in time to when skiing on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains was just a twinkle in a skier’s eye.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 1: Beginnings

As Canada celebrates it’s 150th anniversary this summer, The Insider takes a look at Whistler’s local history in a three part series.

Wanderlust: How To Make the Most of the Festival (and see Whistler)

To get the most out of Wanderlust Whistler, make time for the mountains. Here's our guide to planning your festival.

11 Essential Canadian Things to Do In Whistler this Summer

Bring on lake days, alpine hikes and bike rides, it's summer in Whistler – here’s our top Canadian moments to check off for the season.

Mountain Biking Whistler: The Toonie Experience

Whistler's weekly Toonie Rides are a staple of the local mountain bike scene - Tom Clark from Freehub drops a toonie to find out why.

Slacklining in Whistler: Growing with Respect

Trees rock, and so does slacklining in the summer sun. Find out where and how you can slackline in Whistler without damaging our shade-and-oxygen providing friends.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Helen Wojcik

There's something in the water... or the mountains that make Whistler artists a whole other breed, check out the latest Arts Whistler spotlight on painter, Helen Wojcik.

The Power of Art: Discovering Chili Thom’s Trees

How the brushstrokes of beloved Whistler artist Chili Thom continue to inspire, influence and connect us with nature.

This Month in Whistler: The Local’s List for August

We live it, we love it. What's up, new and special in Whistler this month.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Isobel MacLaurin

She's 85 years old with a sparkle in her eye - Isobel MacLaurin is an artist through and through. Take a moment to let this legendary Whistler local warm your heart.
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