Summer

Ladies Love Whistler Golf

No longer just an "Old-Boys Club" golf is the hottest new family sport. Just keep an eye on the kids when they're behind the wheel of the golf carts!"

Whistler Mountain Bike Park for the Soft-Core

Full-face helmet. Check. Body armor. Check. Nerves of steel? Nope. A self-proclaimed "poster child for soft almost non-adventure", Mary Zinck has some interesting insights about one of Whistler's favorite summer activities — ripping it up in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Best Places to Inspire Your Next Masterpiece

Whistler has always had good fishing. And those who fish for big ideas and shimmery thoughts, armed only with pencils and notepads, have options a-plenty. We round up the best quiet nooks, inspiring spaces, and viewpoints to curl up with a notebook and unleash your inner word-nerd/poet/artist.

Head for the Hills – Whistler’s Best Alpine Hikes

RISE UP. The most accessible alpine in the Northwest awaits. Bike it. Hike it. Hitch a gondola ride. But don't linger in the valley when you can stand on the shoulders of giants. Our Whistler Insider rounds up her favourite three alpine hikes to tick this summer.

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.)

Take Your Feasting to the Farm

Wanted: one white linen tablecloth. 100 feet long. Whistler Insider, and grown-up farm-kid, Mary Zinck, likes to take her produce in the great outdoors, fresh from the farm, direct from the hands of grower, passing momentarily through the outdoor kitchen of award-winning Whistler chefs. That's why she's dreaming of long tables in the field.

A Singing Pass to free concerts

With the Grand Opening of Whistler Olympic Plaza, the best new outdoor concert venue in BC, Whistler's Summer of Sound hits PLAY. Free concerts, every weekend in August, boost the case made by conductor and bandleader Jeff Maskell that music-lovers have a pretty good gig in Whistler. Now everyone has a Singing Pass.

The Edible Garden Tour

Here, we take you on an edible tour of Whistler and it's top-notch tasty herb gardens.

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.
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