Mountain Culture

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

#WhisterUnfiltered – Snow Play

You can play in it. Sculpt with it. Throw it or eat it. Fresh snow makes children of us all.

The Twelve Days of Christmas: Whistler-Style

As "Santa Day" approaches The Insider counts down the twelve days of Christmas with fun and adventurous Whistler activities for the whole family. Plus, a new last minute gift idea each day. Happy Holidays!

#WhistlerUnfiltered – Dropping In

Every run begins with that moment when anticipation, commitment and exhilaration combine to create freedom. Extremely Canadian's Peter Smart discusses the philosophy of Dropping In.

Whistler Favourites with Pro-Rider Helen Schettini

Whistler local and snowboard superstar Helen Schettini walks The Insider through some of her favourite things about Whistler.

#WhistlerUnfiltered – Behind the Photo: Rooftop

Periodically throughout the winter The Insider will track down the stories (and people) behind some of the #WhistlerUnfiltered images. This Week: Marco talks about getting deep pow and that "Rooftop of the World" sensation that comes with standing atop a magnificent mountain.

#WhistlerUnfiltered – Rooftop of the World

There's something magical about standing on the top of a mountain and letting the open space and wind wash your worries away.

#WhistlerUnfiltered – Behind the Photo

Periodically throughout the winter The Insider will track down the stories (and people) behind some of the #WhistlerUnfiltered images. This Week: Nicole talks about getting stoked to flee the city, get to Whistler and hot tub it up!

Fresh Snow, Fresh Gear – Whistler Anticipation

Nothing helps build anticipation for the upcoming winter than fresh new gear. The #WhistlerUnfiltered project has new K2 gear up for grabs, plus a slew of other great contests.

Stars over Whistler: How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Annual Perseid Meteor shower occurs in early August. Whistler Insider editor Feet Banks recalls the best night of shooting star gazing he's had and lays down some meteor shower tips. Make a wish!

Whistler HomeGrown – Chromag Bikes

Chromag Bikes is a homegrown Whistler company producing frames and components right here in Whistler. In this exclusive Insider video Chromag owner Ian Ritz talks about riders love affairs with their bikes and why Whistler is the ideal place to test, develop and build some of the best bike components on the market.

Summer is an Art (and your kids are Picasso)

No one does summer as well as a kid. That sense of freedom, unplanned adventure and the soothing bliss that goes with two months off school is what the warm months are all about. Here are a ton of great ways to keep your kids stoked in Whistler this summer. And parents can relive a bit of that childhood freedom as well.
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