Outdoor Adventures

This is a mountain playground - let's go adventuring.

Whistler is Bear Country. Be Smart.

As summer rolls in The Insider reminds everyone to be Bear Aware. But check out this great footage of our local black bears courtesy of Brian Hockenstein Cinema.

Exploring Whistler’s Bike Trails — Rain or Shine

Whistler's cross-country bike trails offer something for every skill level, as our dedicated Insider correspondent learned after signing up for a Monday Nite Ride with the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. Ride on, rain or shine!

Sightseeing in Whistler – A How-To Guide

Whistler is an extreme town. We definitely play much harder than we work. Sightseeing is not an extreme sport, however, so there's no reason to be intimidated by a chance to take in our wonderful scenery. To make things easier on everyone, here is a How-To Guide to Whistler Sightseeing...

Accessible Whistler – Life Rolls On

Whistler is an active, fast-moving town but that doesn't mean people with disabilities have to miss out on any of the fun. Guest blogger Norm DePlume reveals exactly how we roll up here in the mountains.

A Guide to Sea to Sky Waterfalls

Waterfalls are both intense and relaxing at the same time. Call it the duality of nature if you like, we call it good clean fun for the whole family (plus a time-warp!) Check out this list of the Sea To Sky's best waterfalls.

Ladies Love Whistler Golf

No longer just an "Old-Boys Club" golf is the hottest new family sport. Just keep an eye on the kids when they're behind the wheel of the golf carts!"

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.

Preparing the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

The Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens May 18, but only thanks to the crew who shovel all last winter's snow out of the way. We talk to park manager Brian Finestone about what exactly goes on before the real fun begins. Get ready to get muddy.

Whistler Sabbatical – “Best Month Ever” Video

May 3 and there's fresh snow in the alpine this morning. If Whistler Sabbatical winners Lucky Luke and Tim were still in town they'd be up there ripping it. Check out this video summarizing their amazing month in Whistler.

Winter 2012 – A Photographic Recollection

A picture is worth a thousand words and, courtesy of local photographer Mike Crane, we've got a 28-shot photo recollection of what the last six months in Whistler looked like. Twenty-eight thousand words worth of memories, no reading required.

Whistler Sabbatical – A Heli & A Blonde Rocket

The Whistler Sabbatical Project continues and the snow keeps falling as Lucky Luke and Tim ski the trees with born-and-raised Whistler girl and Olympic Skicross gold medalist Ashleigh McIvor then hop in a helicopter for some un-tracked perfection with guide John Furneaux.
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