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Why don't you... Winter/Spring 2017

Why don't you...

Whistler’s awe-inspiring scenery is the backdrop for an exceptional variety of activities. Why don't you try some of these unforgettable Whistler experiences this winter. Attend Whistler Blackcomb’s free half-day, introductory-level avalanche awareness courses. Fll your belly and thrill your senses with Canadian Wilderness Adventures’ Yukon Breakfast Tour. Track your achievements on the mountain with the WB+ app.

What We Love Now Winter/Spring 2017

What We Love Now

Experience what we love this winter with some local Whistler favourites. Venture down to Coast Mountain Brewing in Function Junction and grab a seat for a taste-bud tour. Enjoy the technical and experimental aspect of bringing authentic Old World breads and seasonal desserts to Whistler at 200 Degrees Bakery. Find a wide variety of warm, wintertime comfort food like pasta and pizza on the Gnarlyroots menu, as well as healthy, energy-boosting meals full of nutrition from the salad bar.

This Ain't Your Typical Mountain Fare Winter/Spring 2017

This Ain't Your Typical Mountain Fare

When you’re grabbing a bite to eat between runs on the mountains this winter, you may notice that a few things have changed. Find out some of the changes you'll see including more seating, new food options and more.

Raves & Faves Winter/Spring 2017

Raves & Faves

We speak with Maureen Douglas, executive director of Arts Whistler about her Whistler. “Mo,” as she’s affectionately called, is perhaps best known for her role as the Sea to Sky Corridor spokesperson for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee.

Local Vibe Winter/Spring 2017

Local Vibe

Giving you the inside information on what’s happening, what’s fun and what’s new in Whistler. Have you heard that Vail Resorts bought Whistler Blackcomb? Find out about Whistler’s Audain Art Museum mandate to connect young people with art. If you love to recreate in Whistler's backcountry you'll rejoice the news about the Spearhead Huts Project. Pickup some local lingo and find out where old skis go to die.

Editor's Note Winter/Spring 2017

Editor's Note

Welcome to Whistler! As a world-class, year-round destination resort, Whistler and its resident “Whistlerites” are very proud to welcome the world to our home every day. Undeniably, the spectacular mountain backdrop and access to nature is our foundation, but it is the people who live here plus those who have come before us, and the talents they have brought with them, that allow that base to prosper, making Whistler and the Sea to Sky corridor the sought-after destination that it is.

Celebrating a Passion Winter/Spring 2017

Celebrating a Passion

James Walt Executive Chef Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar It takes a village to grow a restaurant. Such is the subtext of Araxi: Roots to Shoots Farm Fresh Recipes, a sumptuous new farm-to-table cookbook by Executive Chef James Walt. Following on the success of his award-winning first book, this one isn’t so much about Walt and his cooking. Rather, it is a tribute to all the hard-working people - the bartenders, the sommeliers, the managers, the cooks and, most of all, the farmers and food suppliers - who make the acclaimed Whistler restaurant go round.

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