Skiing & Snowboarding

Ski, snowboard or both? Who cares. Let's go for a rip!

Whistler Favourites with Pro-Rider Helen Schettini

Whistler local and snowboard superstar Helen Schettini walks The Insider through some of her favourite things about Whistler.

Opening Day Whistler Mountain

VIDEO POST! Whistler Mountain opened today as a big wet storm hammered into the Coast Mountains. High winds and heavy precip didn't dampen the spirits however. It was the best day of the year!!!

Fresh Snow, Fresh Gear – Whistler Anticipation

Nothing helps build anticipation for the upcoming winter than fresh new gear. The #WhistlerUnfiltered project has new K2 gear up for grabs, plus a slew of other great contests.

A Guide to Whistler Ski & Snowboard Premieres

Snow in the mountains means winter on our minds. It also means it's time to check out this year's batch of ski and snowboard movies.

Whister Winter Anticipation Saves You Money

Yes, Its sunny and warm outside but here at the Insider we are starting to think about snow. And about saving you some money if you want to start thinking about snow too. Warning, this is a sales pitch, but it's a pretty damn good one.

Whistler Sabbatical Week 1 – Steep and Deep

Over a metre of snow fell on Whistler during the first week of Luke and Tim's Whistler Sabbatical. The boys got right into it with legendary Whistler local Peter Smart, owner of Extremely Canadian Freeskiing Clinics. Watch the video...

Fresh Tracks for Breakfast on Whistler Mountain

After 24 years of skiing Whistler, Insider Feet Banks finally gets up early enough to try the Fresh Tracks Breakfast. He's hooked!

Getting Schooled on Whistler Blackcomb

Is there a difference between skiing better and sucking less? The good news is you're never too old to learn a new trick and a quick lesson on Whistler Blackcomb comes with tips, pointers, a wealth of knowledge and, best of all, VIP lift line prioirty.

Going Up? Connections on a Whistler Chairlift

Loading a chairlift in Whistler is like pulling up a chair to a stranger's table. Pro riders, movie stars, local legends... Who knows who you're riding with or what kind of awesome stories they have to tell.

Heli-Skiing in Whistler, Better Than Ever

Nothing can prepare you for that very first helicopter ride. The noise, the floating sensation, the excitment of flight. It's amazing. And then you get dropped a top a seemingly endless world of untracked powder snow and the real fun begins...

Whistler’s Golden Girls — Three Local Olympians

You always hear about the lack of women in ski towns but here in Whistler we not only have lots, they all rip. The Insider chats with three homegrown Olympians about skipping school, riding pow and other joys of growing up in Whistler.
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