Skiing & Snowboarding

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

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?

Local Favourites: The Black Velvet Ski Team

Just ahead of their 29th annual ski trip to Whistler the Black Velvet Ski Team share their favourite things. the ones that keep them coming back time and time again.

#littlethingswhistler: Celebrate the Mountain Winner

Knee deep in pow on a sunny, sunny day – the winning shot from the Celebrate the Mountains theme is all time.

Guided Whistler Backcountry Tours with Extremely Canadian

Beyond the resort boundaries there's endless terrain - and local guides ready to share their knowledge and keep you safe.

2017 Whistler Races and Challenges: Let the Training Begin

Ready for a challenge? Check out these Whistler races and events where the mountains rule the courses and the views are as part of the reward.

Mountains as Muse: Artist Jessa Gilbert and her Splitboard Studio

The wilderness of Whistler’s backcountry is both inspiration and studio for artist Jessa Gilbert, who draws, paints and plans her works right on the skin track.

The Eight Stages of Going on a Whistler Ski Date with your Mom

Nothing speaks to the life-long appeal of skiing more than when several generations of the family go for a rip together – like Mikey and his Mom.

Whistler Photographer Erin Hogue Goes For X Games Gold

Whistler photographer Erin Hogue is up for the first ever X Games photography gold. She walks us through the shot, and the vote-to-win contest.

Whistler Pride 25: A Quarter Century of Inclusivity (and Powder)

The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is celebrating 25 years in the resort and a relationship filled with inclusivity and mutual respect.

Back to Basics: Whistler’s Best Green Ski Runs

When it's time to dial down the extreme for a family ski day, The Insider has you covered with a guide to Whistler's best green runs.
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