Outdoor Adventures

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

Opening Day Whistler—Always worth it.

Opening Day in Whistler is like Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day all rolled into one. Fresh pow, big smiles and a mountain of high-fives, you just have to get up earlier than everyone else in town.

Best Board for Whistler – Rocker or Camber?

Whistler offers every kind of terrain so the Insider asks, “Is there a perfect board shape for ripping these mountains?” The answer is, “You betcha!”

Pass the Peace (and Quiet)

It’s all fun and games until someone loses their mind. This week the Whistler Insider seeks out silence, solitude and mental reconnection.

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.

Whistler’s Autumn Top Ten

Do you like autumn? Here in Whistler we like autumn. It’s a time for relaxation and anticipation, for watching the snow line creep down the mountains while eating cheap food and playing video games or reading French authors.

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 …

What to Wear for a Day on Whistler Blackcomb

Find out what's new for the winter 2011/12 season as our in-house gear "enthusiast", Graeme Leathem asks local expert Deanne Gale the big question of; “What to wear for a day on Whistler Blackcomb, or more importantly, what not to wear?”.

Whistler Mountain Bike Park for the Soft-Core

Full-face helmet. Check. Body armor. Check. Nerves of steel? Nope. A self-proclaimed "poster child for soft almost non-adventure", Mary Zinck has some interesting insights about one of Whistler's favorite summer activities — ripping it up in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Ski & Snowboard Film Premieres Are Here!

Don't miss out on what is bound to be the best season of ski and snowboard films yet! Take a peek at some of the epic movies that are set to project and get stoked for the 2012 season.

Best Places to Inspire Your Next Masterpiece

Whistler has always had good fishing. And those who fish for big ideas and shimmery thoughts, armed only with pencils and notepads, have options a-plenty. We round up the best quiet nooks, inspiring spaces, and viewpoints to curl up with a notebook and unleash your inner word-nerd/poet/artist.

Rockin’ in the Free World of Whistler Olympic Plaza

Celebrate the grand opening of the new Whistler Olympic Plaza by immersing yourself in a Summer of Sound. Free outdoor concerts, every weekend. We'll party like it's February 2010. Only with less clothing. And bare feet. Which is what lush grass, live music and an outdoor stage beg of you.
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