Where extreme athleticism and natural beauty converge, you find the Sea to Sky Corridor. This lush stretch of land with skyrocketing mountains and crystal-clear lakes winds its way along the Coast Mountain Range and through the quaint communities of Squamish and Whistler before culminating in the fertile Pemberton Valley.
The Bobcat is a member of the feline family, whose territory ranges from Southern Canada to Mexico. The bobcat’s distinguishing characteristics include sharp black tips on their large pointy ears, wide tufts of fur on their cheeks and stubby tails.
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to explore mountains beyond Whistler and Blackcomb, a day of cat-skiing could be your best ticket to ride. Logging an average 6,000–8,000 + vertical feet with a trained guide leading the way, cat-skiing is an ideal excursion for those looking to escape the crowds and experience an unforgettable day of skiing or snowboarding in the B.C. backcountry.
From hand-dug half pipes to laser-guided park-specific snowcats, ski and snowboard terrain parks have come a long way. As more skiers and snowboarders are jumping, jibbing and spinning through terrain parks, the sports are developing quickly and the parks themselves are changing and improving to keep up with the curve.
The Louvre and Smithsonian are impressive, as international museums go; but history is made locally, and is, arguably, most endearingly remembered and enthusiastically celebrated where it is (or rather was) originally made. For the archetype of learning local history and culture, the Whistler Museum is a little gem, hidden in plain view in the shadow of the Whistler Library on Main Street in the heart of Whistler Village.
Explore the trendiest areas of Vancouver – Railtown, Strathcona and Chinatown – for rich culture and history, unique shopping, diverse dining and innovative bars.