Skiing & Snowboarding

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The People’s History of Whistler Part 3: Legends are Born, Snowboarding Booms

In the third in our People's History series, Feet Banks goes back to when snowboarders were forbidden on Whistler and local ski racing legend Rob Boyd took a monumental win (inspiring generations of kids).

Whistler Ski Movies 2017: Shred Film Season is Here!

First snow on the mountains! Feet Banks has the lowdown on Numinous and Magnetic, two of this year’s ski movies showcasing Whistler talent and terrain.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 2: Ski Bums, Marmots & Dual Mountain

In the second of three posts, Feet Banks goes back in time to when skiing on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains was just a twinkle in a skier’s eye.

Spring Skiing (and Ripping) with Dana Flahr

Whether you’re planning to hit up Gaper Day this year or planning next year’s spring adventure – pro skier Dana Flahr has tips for a top spring day.

Quality Over Quantity: One Whistler Ski Season Perspective

Local Jon has been up the hill every day this year - but he's not riding for the numbers.

2017 Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival Instagram Recap

We sang, we soared, we fell into icy pools of slush. Check out our Instagram recap of WSSF 2017 with @GoWhistler guru Em Smith.

Guide to Whistler Spring Après

After a long, awesome winter we're ready for some serious patio time. View our guide to après spots in Whistler - and bring on the sun.

5 Ways to Get Your Spring On at Whistler’s World Ski & Snowboard Festival

When that spring weather hits, it's time to switch gears. Here's how you can make the best of the season when the World Ski & Snowboard Festival hits Whistler.

Artist Kate Zessel: Slopes to Studio

Artist and illustrator Kate Zessel has followed her dream to live and work in the mountains - her motto ‘Work Hard, Dream Big, Stay Humble’ says it all.

Mountains as Classroom: Avalanche Skills Training in Whistler

The lure of the backcountry is strong, and the dangers are real. Doing an avalanche skills training (AST-1) course in Whistler is the best way to prepare for the risks.

New Ski Boots: Feet Banks Goes to Surefoot

Feet Banks is finally ready to move on from his ancient rear-entry boots. Will modern boot fitting technology make the grade?
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