Whistler is best known for its high-octane adventures but there is plenty of relaxing summer leisure to be found as well. In this video episode The Insider gets leisurely on the patio with some Ceasars.
Five-person bobsleigh on wheels? Check. Fastest track in the world? Check. Loaded police-issue handguns? Huh!? The Insider hops aboard the first public run of Whistler's new Rolling Thunder Summer Bobsleigh Experience.
How Canadian is Whistler going to get this Canada Day? Well, you can eat poutine and drink beer while listening to an orchestra belt out the National Anthem then have a snowball fight while on a bear viewing tour. So that's pretty good, eh bud?
The official first day of summer, June 21, is also Canada's National Aboriginal Day. Check out the celebrations at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and kick it with some original Whistler-area locals.
The Pro Photography Showdown is one of the marquis events at Whistler's World Ski & Snowboard Fesitval so to get into the photography spirit check out this photo recollection of this past winter through the lens of Insider photographer Mike Crane.