Mountain Culture

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

Locals Reveal Their Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day Traditions

As snow begins to blanket the peaks and the snowline creeps down with each day, every morning seems just a bit colder and the anticipation grows, Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day is on its way.

When Seasons Collide: 12 Quintessential Whistler Experiences

The sights, sounds, activities, customs and more that make the crossover from autumn to early winter in Whistler a truly unique experience.

Learning and Levelling Up in the Mountains

Whistler is an incredible place to come and let your hair down but it's also a great place to learn and grow as an outdoors person or a creative.

First Look: The Kees & Claire Hut at Russet Lake

A decade in the making, Whistler’s classic ski touring route has a brand new public shelter.

Camping Culture: How and Where to Pitch a Tent in Whistler

From sleeping under the stars in the alpine to glamping in a yurt within walking distance to shops and amenities, you can find it here. Check out this guide to camping in Whistler to find out all you need to know.

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.
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