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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Giving you the inside information on what’s happening, what’s fun and what’s new in Whistler. Find out more about the Spearhead Huts Project in Whistler’s backcountry and exciting upgrades and new attractions on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Plus learn about the local areas’ grizzly bear population.
The Alpine Loop trail system begins with the Alpine Walk trailhead located mere steps from the Blackcomb Mountain end of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. The easy-walking, narrow dirt path leaves the sights and sounds of Whistler Blackcomb’s operations behind. Minutes later, hikers are immediately hit with a view of forever-reaching peaks, snow and sky.
Brett Tippie leads what many would consider a charmed life. In his late 40s, he has a wife (Sarah) and two daughters (Jess, 9, and Alix, 6), has enjoyed sustained success in two sports, is revered in his community — this past spring he was voted Favourite Local Legend at the Whistler Chamber of Commerce’s annual excellence awards ceremony — and is known to colleagues as the “Director of Good Times” for his gregarious nature.
Black bears are constantly on the move in Whistler. They can be seen on the mountains, in the Village and in residential neighbourhoods. They are fast — as in covering 50 feet in one second. They swim and climb. Their intelligence is likened to that of the great apes — or a three-year-old child.