Powder, pow, champagne powder … whatever you call it, skimming through the soft, deep snow is what most skiers and snowboarders live for.
Sparkling wine goes hand-in-flute with celebration. Whatever the type — Champagne, cava, crémant or prosecco — there is an alluring, festive quality about the pop of the cork, the stream of tiny bubbles floating up the glass and the nose-tickling mousse.
Whistler has you covered for tasty food & drink and unique gifts. Fuel-up with a hearty Aussie meat pie at Peaked Pies, but with a twist… have you ever tried Kangaroo? treat yourself to the tantalizing, bubbly, caramelized delight of seafoam from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory; pick up a custom gift basket to thank that special person at Blackcomb Liquor Store.
Be inspired by the style and indulgence found in Whistler. If you are looking for a day off from adventure, or perhaps you need to gear up for your next adventure, check out these featured products and visit our local retail partners. Happy Shopping!
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.
While skiing or snowboarding is often No. 1 on any winter visitor’s to-do list, Whistler has a lot more to offer than just sliding on the resort’s massive slopes. There’s no need for your day to end by mid-afternoon, as many of Whistler’s activities and adventures can be enjoyed after the mountains close.
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.
Gillian Gowling gets almost as much of a kick out of seeing youngsters succeed in the Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) biathlon range as she does competing in the sport herself.
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.
Classic cocktails never go out of style, but Whistler’s best mixologists are constantly innovating and challenging themselves with bold new ingredients, techniques and presentations to delight and surprise. Here are just a few of their latest and greatest creations conjured for the winter season.