Mountain Culture

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

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.

Next Gen Athletes Find Their Calling at Whistler Sliding Centre

The Whistler Sliding Centre, host track of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, is turning a new generation of locals on to skeleton and luge.

Learning to Ski Powder in Whistler

Whistler is the place to learn how to ski powder, Leslie Galysher from Whistler Blackcomb Snow School shares her best tips to get you started.

Whistler Artists on Finding Inspiration Outdoors

Whistler artists have it made when it comes to stimulating surroundings, see what they have to say about their source of inspiration.

Why Do Aussies and Brits Love Whistler so Much?

Now, it’s no secret that the mountains here are stunning and of course the skiing is world-class but we have wondered, why do Brits and Aussies love Whistler so much?

Whistler’s Most Instagrammable Spots

From our quaint Village up to the endless snow-capped peaks Whistler is filled with Instagrammable photo spots. Check out some of our local favourites.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Comes to Whistler

This February 9 and 10 it's going to be all things hockey at Whistler Olympic Plaza as Rogers Hometown Hockey rolls into town. Hockey is to Canada what football (soccer) is to England, and sumo wrestling is to Japan - it's an intrinsic part of the culture.

Hidden Gems of Whistler’s Après Scene

The tradition of après may have originated in France but in true Whistler fashion a local spin has been put on it. Here, you can après any way from playing family games to vodka tasting in an ice room.

Magic Moments: Whistler 2018 in Photos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and so we thought we'd let our incredible photographers do the "talking" as we look back over the most magical Whistler moments of 2018. 
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