Outdoor Adventures

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

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.)

The Best (and Worst) Places for a First Date in Whistler

If you're in Whistler looking for love, the odds are good - it is a town full of single 20-44 year olds. To make the odds even better, the Whistler Insider has prepared a strategic guide to the First Date. Combine a little profiling (that's how Lavalife does it) with some hard-won local knowledge and you are primed to make a good first impression.

Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.

Fresh films screen at Open Air Movie Nights

Fresh air and films make for a magic combination, as any drive-in aficionado knows. In Whistler, the open air movie night tradition of Lunafliks are a bike-in or walk-in event.

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.

5 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian in Whistler

From the Whistler Sliding Centre to Whistler Olympic Park - here's how you can unleash your Inner Olympian.

The Run-Around – Whistler’s Best Running Routes

Gruelling but spectacular: that was the racers' verdict on Whistler's inaugural Half Marathon.

BYO appetite to the Whistler Farmers’ Market

Scout the Whistler Farmers' Market for the season’s first fresh produce, sweet treats and artisan delights. Now Sundays AND Wednesday nights, to make getting your fresh fix even easier. It's a great way to support local growers and artisans, nourish your body, and pick up truly unique gifts or souvenirs.

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.

Beaches, Balls and Whistler Summer Fun

There's more to do at the beach than get wet. Check out this list of ball sports, lawn games and other summer fun.

Free Golf for Generation Z

Whistler golf pro, Alan Kristmanson, reveals free or near-free ways to get your golf fix on when you're in Whistler with the family.

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