Skiing & Snowboarding

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

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.

Snowcats, Snow Jobs and Unsung Heroes

Snowcats are what brought Feet Banks and his family to Whistler but the Powder is what kept them here. Feet remembers being a kid, riding in snowcats, and busting huge daffy's in Jersey Cream bowl.

Gift of Pow + Empty Slopes = Real Whistler Xmas

Forget the stockings, carols and boxes under the tree, this December 25 opt for boots, boards and ripping pow in the trees. Skiing and riding on Christmas Day with friends and family is what Christmas in Whistler is really all about.

Insider’s Guide to Whistler’s Olympic Legacies

With the 2nd Viessmann Luge World Cup set to go off this weekend, what better time to re-examine all the key legacies Whistler received from the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games?
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