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Soft Snow, Hard Lessons - Tips for Skiing and Snowboarding in Deep Powder

Soft Snow, Hard Lessons - Tips for Skiing and Snowboarding in Deep Powder

Powder, pow, champagne powder … whatever you call it, skimming through the soft, deep snow is what most skiers and snowboarders live for.
Vancouver - Arts, Cultural and Scientific Hub

Vancouver - Arts, Cultural and Scientific Hub

The cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, Canada’s West Coast hub, is known for its stunning scenery and many unique outdoor attractions — Stanley Park, Chinatown, Grouse Mountain, the Capilano Suspension Bridge and historic Gastown spring immediately to mind. But it’s also home to enough artistic, cultural and scientific attractions to keep young and old fascinated for days on end.
Audain Art Museum - Storytelling through Art

Audain Art Museum - Storytelling through Art

Go outside your comfort zone. Take a risk. Send it. The spirit of Whistler lives in these mottos. This winter, the Audain Art Museum will embody the spirit of risk and embark on a bold new initiative with an exhibition by artist Joseph Tisiga titled “Tales of an Empty Cabin: Somebody Nobody Was ...”
Pemberton - Discover A Winter Playground

Pemberton - Discover A Winter Playground

Nestled in the heart of the Coast Mountains, Pemberton is a small, unassuming town. But despite its sleepy ambiance, it is home to a vibrant community of outdoor enthusiasts. Whether it’s skiing steep chutes on the surrounding mountains, jumping off cliffs on snowmobiles or hiking from cabin to cabin through the backcountry, Pemberton’s residents make a lifestyle out of enjoying their natural playground.
Whistler's Olympic Legacies

Whistler's Olympic Legacies

Hosting the Olympics is a big job, but in 2010 Whistler’s long-sought-after dream became a reality when Vancouver won the bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. As the Host Mountain Resort, several of the snow sports and all the sliding sport events were held in Whistler, which spurred the construction of new facilities like Whistler Olympic Park and the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Whistler Dining Classics

Whistler Dining Classics

New chairlifts. New trails. New ownership for Whistler Blackcomb. Clearly, the resort is going through an era of major change. But when it comes to dining, there are certain dishes that remain constant. For a relatively young ski resort and municipality, Whistler boasts an abundance of beloved restaurants that have stood the test of time — in these cases, two decades or longer.
Exhale and Unwind - Relaxing Whistler Spa treatments

Exhale and Unwind - Relaxing Whistler Spa treatments

Whistler is known for its adventurous spirit, its “live life to the fullest” attitude and play-hard mentality. However, that kind of all-out energy needs to be tempered and balanced if you’re going to maintain it. Whistler’s spas know this and have a great range of treatments designed to help you unwind both physically and mentally. Here are a few of the many treatment options that will keep you playing in the mountains longer.
Woman in Charge - Executive Chef Isabel Chung

Woman in Charge - Executive Chef Isabel Chung

Female executive chefs are a lot like award-winning hotel restaurants — rarities in an industry where both still face bias. So, in some respects, Isabel Chung is practically a unicorn. Executive chef of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, she is currently the only top-toque-wearing boss lady in the entire group of 76 Fairmont hotels and resorts worldwide.
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Whistler Adaptive Sports Program Turns 20

Whistler Adaptive Sports Program Turns 20

Olivia Rey has lived most of her life in Whistler, and like many, skiing and snowboarding on the mountains have always been a big part of that life. But it wasn’t until a few months after Nov. 1, 2015 — “a date that will stSince the spring of 2009, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) has made it a priority to assess the accessibility of the resort’s built environment for people with both visible and non-visible disabilities.
What We Love Now

What We Love Now

Experience what we love this winter with some local Whistler favourites. Relax with a single-origin coffee and tasty treat at Cranked Espresso; experience unique First Nations cuisine at the Thunderbird Café in the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre; join some locals to watch your favorite game on TV and indulge in some delicious pub fare at Roland’s Creekside Pub.
LOCAL VIBE

LOCAL VIBE

Giving you the inside information on what’s happening, what’s fun and what’s new in Whistler. Find out more about the Pangea Pod Hotel, Whistler’s newest style of accommodation; learn about our featured local animal, the grouse; ride the new lifts and find out more about the new attractions on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains.
My Whistler

My Whistler

It seems that whatever Kristen Robinson does — whether it’s producing an event, partying with friends or stepping up to the microphone to be a “last-minute MC” — she does it with exceedingly good humour. Perhaps that’s why she’s such a Whistler personality — or why it’s no surprise that her job title with her company, Kristen Robinson Productions, is “Fearless Leader.”
Whistler Makes Access for All a Priority

Whistler Makes Access for All a Priority

Since the spring of 2009, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) has made it a priority to assess the accessibility of the resort’s built environment for people with both visible and non-visible disabilities.
Why Don't You

Why Don't You

Whistler’s spectacular scenery is the backdrop for an exceptional variety of activities. Why don't you try some of these unforgettable Whistler experiences this winter? Experience the thrill of public bobsleigh and skeleton and watch the world’s best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes compete; embark on a guided Whistler tour with Whistler Valley Tours; enjoy an ice cave — or ice cap — adventure with Head Line Mountain Holidays; get ready for your mountain adventure and have your skis or snowboard delivered to you.
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Scandinave Spa Whistler Expansion Now Open!

After much anticipation, the new building at Scandinave Spa is now open! This brand new building is 4,144 square feet and features stunning views of Whistler, Blackcomb and Sproatt mountains.

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Audain Art Museum Opening

Yesterday Whistler Traveller was privileged to get a sneak preview of the spectacular Audain Art Museum. After having our sneak preview we must say that the exhibitions and the architecturally impressive building are something that must be seen and experienced in Whistler.

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Deep Winter Photo Challenge

On Saturday, January 9th, the 10th annual Deep Winter Photo Challenge took place at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Whistler Traveller was there.

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