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 storytelling traditions of the Squamish and Lil’wat peoples are mostly oral but committing the stories and legends of the First Nations peoples who have inhabited the Sea to Sky Corridor for thousands of years to writing, and sharing them on signs and kiosks along Highway 99, has helped spread those legends to a much wider audience.
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!
“We saw the cubs when they came out of the tree,” says Maya Coleman, age 10. “They peeked around both sides of the tree. It was like the tree had grown ears all of a sudden.”
In wintertime the occupying passion of locals and visitors alike is to ski and snowboard the vast terrain of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. While it’s true that downhill snowsports are considered the main menu, Whistler has a tantalizing cornucopia of other winter activities to try. This coming winter, why not expand your tastes and sample something new?
If you’re like many Whistler locals and visitors, your feet spent the winter being stuffed into ski and snowboard boots, ice skates and winter boots. With flip-flop weather upon us, it’s time to think about freeing your feet.
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.
Whistler has you covered for tasty food & drink and unique gifts. Grab a hearty and delicious breakfast pie and a coffee at Peaked Pies; treat yourself to gourmet handmade ice cream, sorbet or frozen yoghurt from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory; pick up a custom gift basket to thank that special person at Blackcomb Liquor Store.
Nothing says summer like a glass filled with a big bouquet of garden-fresh herbs. But some cocktails pack an equally mouth-watering punch with no greenery at all.