Summer

The Long and Short of Whistler Skateboarding

Skateboarding in the mountains? You bet. Not only does Whistler have an incredible skate park and culture, the steep mountain roads up here are perfect for longboarding.

Whistler HomeGrown – Chromag Bikes

Chromag Bikes is a homegrown Whistler company producing frames and components right here in Whistler. In this exclusive Insider video Chromag owner Ian Ritz talks about riders love affairs with their bikes and why Whistler is the ideal place to test, develop and build some of the best bike components on the market.

Eat, Drink, Play. Whistler’s Culinary Summer

Do you like to eat amazing food? How about eating it outdoors with incredible scenery? From BBQ to fine wining and dining Whistler's summer culinary calendar has something for everyone (including people who like to race rolling wheels of cheese down the mountain.)

Beethoven Comes to Whistler (for free.)

This summer 65 highly trained musicians will perform some of the most appreciated music in human history over two nights of free, outdoor concerts in one of the most scenic venues in the country. Whistler Presents: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. You don't want to miss this.

Summer is an Art (and your kids are Picasso)

No one does summer as well as a kid. That sense of freedom, unplanned adventure and the soothing bliss that goes with two months off school is what the warm months are all about. Here are a ton of great ways to keep your kids stoked in Whistler this summer. And parents can relive a bit of that childhood freedom as well.

Just Point and Shoot – Photography in Whistler

Whistler boasts some of Canada's most beautiful landscapes and colourful characters so it's not surprise the place is a photography hotspot. The Insider talks to some key players in the Whistler Photography scene to learn so history, look to the future, and find out some of their fave spots for snapping pics.

Whistler Golf – The Elusive Hole-in-One

I have a dream. I dream of a day when i can step into the teebox and crush one straight into the hole, win a car, shoot champagne all over some supermodels, and high five everyone on the sidelines. What do Whistler's top golfers have to say about the elusive hole-in-one.

Whistler is Bear Country. Be Smart.

As summer rolls in The Insider reminds everyone to be Bear Aware. But check out this great footage of our local black bears courtesy of Brian Hockenstein Cinema.

Exploring Whistler’s Bike Trails — Rain or Shine

Whistler's cross-country bike trails offer something for every skill level, as our dedicated Insider correspondent learned after signing up for a Monday Nite Ride with the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. Ride on, rain or shine!

Sightseeing in Whistler – A How-To Guide

Whistler is an extreme town. We definitely play much harder than we work. Sightseeing is not an extreme sport, however, so there's no reason to be intimidated by a chance to take in our wonderful scenery. To make things easier on everyone, here is a How-To Guide to Whistler Sightseeing...

A Guide to Sea to Sky Waterfalls

Waterfalls are both intense and relaxing at the same time. Call it the duality of nature if you like, we call it good clean fun for the whole family (plus a time-warp!) Check out this list of the Sea To Sky's best waterfalls.
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