Enjoy that "Olympic Athlete" feeling (and speeds over 100km/hour) without any of the pesky training or preparation by hitting up the public Bobsleigh and Skeleton programs at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
The Coast Mountains have big mountains, but they also have some of the most impressive trees on the planet. Local Native peoples have been protecting and using these forests for generations and now their "culturally modified trees" may play a role in heritage and environmental conservation.
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.
Blake Jorgenson is a multi-award-winning Whistler photographer who's shot with all the big-name pros for all the big-game companies and publications. This week he's giving back to all the amateur photographers out there with a couple tips on how to shoot better photos in the mountains. Thanks Blake.
Peter Smart skis powder for a living and for the past 16 years he has been showing others how to do the same. The Whistler Insider catches up with the founder of Extremely Canadian and gets the scoop on some of Peter's favourite spots.
Heli-Skiing and Heli-Boarding are a must-do for any serious deep snow lover. To make the decision to fly that much easier on you The Whistler Insider presents “Five Things You Didn’t Know About Heli-Skiing” as well as a nifty video with guide/mountaineer John Furneaux.
Opening Day in Whistler is like Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day all rolled into one. Fresh pow, big smiles and a mountain of high-fives, you just have to get up earlier than everyone else in town.
Whistler has some incredible artists, makers, and designers so if you’re thinking of buying local for your gift giving this festive season check out this blog on Made-in-Whistler Gift Ideas – happy shopping!