Mountain Culture

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

For the Love of Après

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Well it may be that you haven't tried snuggling up to the person next to you on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola! Find out why the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb are a great place to catch a mate as well as some turns.

New Whistler Insider Editor Tells All

From his early days in Whistler to the secrets of life in the mountains, The Whistler Insider’s new editor, Feet Banks tells all …

Highlights of the Sea to Sky Highway

If there were beauty contests for bitumen, the Sea to Sky Highway would be reigning title-holder for its gorgeous curves and sheer pleasure on the eyeballs. The proof is in the Porsche ads that have been shot there! We've rounded up some of the highlights of driving the 99er, so your journey is as rewarding as the destination.

Ride a Classic Whistler Trail: River Runs Through It

When you land in Mountain Bike Mecca, with 400+km of trails unravelling around you, where do you begin? Professional freerider and bike coach Lisa Lefroy suggests the classic A River Runs Through It, and gives the low-down on what you'll need if you want to session your way to mastery. (Bug spray. Leg armour. A buddy. And treats.)

Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures

Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.

Best Places in Whistler to Spot a Bear

Most of us have been sleeping with bears forever, so it's a thrill to see one in the wild. But 500 pounds of muscle and claw doesn't make for a good bedmate, playmate, or photo-shoot model, if you're too close. The Insider reveals the worst and the best places to spot a black bear, or three, in Whistler.

How To Build a Whistler Inukshuk

Traditionally found in the far north, the Inukshuk is fast becoming a Whistler icon. Learn the history and how to build your own.
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