Arts & Culture

From First Nations culture to the latest in contemporary art, music and more - Whistler's arts and culture scene runs deep.

Whistler Triathlon – Multi-Sport Days of Spring

How does skiing in the morning then paddleboarding in the afternoon then a round of twilight golf sound? Or what about snowmobiling, bike park and some disc golf? Spring in Whistler is all about the multi-sport day so check out what the locals are doing to enjoy the sun.

Mountain Meals – Whistler Loves Poutine

Whistler is a fine-dining hotspot but this week we give a little love one of the less-appreciated mountain meals — the Quebecois classic Poutine.

Whistler Patio Awards – Après-Ski Edition

The arrival of Spring in Whistler means many great things but mostly it means the start of patio season. Here's an Insider's guide to the best sun-seeking, beer-swilling, people-watching patios in town.

Drink, Dance, Repeat – A Whistler Nightlife Guide

Finally, an Inside scoop on what Whistler nightclubs are going off on what night. (hint- they all go off almost every night. Bring an extra liver...)

Going Up? Connections on a Whistler Chairlift

Loading a chairlift in Whistler is like pulling up a chair to a stranger's table. Pro riders, movie stars, local legends... Who knows who you're riding with or what kind of awesome stories they have to tell.

Whistler’s Golden Girls — Three Local Olympians

You always hear about the lack of women in ski towns but here in Whistler we not only have lots, they all rip. The Insider chats with three homegrown Olympians about skipping school, riding pow and other joys of growing up in Whistler.

Whistler – Home of the Amateur Meteorologist

Usually people talk about the weather when they have nothing else to say but here in Whistler, where those all-time powder days can strike at anytime, everyone is an Amateur Meteorologist.

Whistler Search & Rescue Manager: Brad Sills

It's all fun and games until someone kicks off a class 4 avalanche, or ends up lost in a creek bed with no food or shelter, or breaks their femur or... It's all fun and games until it isn't... then it's time to call Brad Sills and Whistler Search & Rescue.

Snowcats, Snow Jobs and Unsung Heroes

Snowcats are what brought Feet Banks and his family to Whistler but the Powder is what kept them here. Feet remembers being a kid, riding in snowcats, and busting huge daffy's in Jersey Cream bowl.

Lil’wat Nation & Culturally Modified Trees

The Coast Mountains have big mountains, but they also have some of the most impressive trees on the planet. Local Native peoples have been protecting and using these forests for generations and now their "culturally modified trees" may play a role in heritage and environmental conservation.

Whistler Kid – Musician/Songbird Ali Milner

Growing up in North America's premier mountain resort isn't all fun and games...okay, actually it kinda is. Musician/Songwriter Ali Milner talks about the joys and memories of childhood in the mountains.
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