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Party On! May Long Weekend in Whistler

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Let’s get this over with: the May Long Weekend in Whistler has something of a reputation. Whether that’s a good or bad thing probably depends on where you’re coming from. Is it an amazing weekend to party in Whistler? For sure. Does it sometimes get a little out of control? For sure. If you’re looking…

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Whistler’s Showcase Showdown – Update 2019

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If you know your methods from your indies, and your backside boardslides from your cork 7s, you won’t want to miss the Showcase Showdown 2019 on Saturday, March 30. The longest running snowboard competition in Canada draws an eager crowd of locals and visitors alike. Whether you want get sendy yourself, or just watch other,…

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Shoulder Season Deals in Whistler | Why it Pays to Wait

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While Whistler might be most famous as a winter skiing and summer mountain biking destination, did you know it’s all an epic holiday destination in the spring and fall too? Known as the shoulder seasons, when the village quietens down and locals take a breather from throwing themselves down hills, spring and fall still have…

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Ziplining in Whistler | Winter Edition

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You may think that winter in Whistler is just for the skiers and snowboarders out there. After all, it does has a pretty unbeatable reputation as the biggest (and best) ski resort in North America. But you might be surprised to learn how many epic winter activities there are for those who aren’t inclined to…

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The Ultimate Whistler Bucket List | 20 Things to Do in Whistler Before You Die

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It would take a lifetime to take in everything that Whistler has to offer. Whatever the season, there are literally hundreds of ways to spend an unforgettable day. From on mountain adventures to adrenalin pumping experiences, from world-class events to the perfect quiet moment, and from the best parties in Canada to luxurious fine dining,…

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Whistler Blackcomb From the Air | A Helicopter Trip to Remember

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While we’re pretty content spending most of our days throwing axes and drinking craft beer, we’re also stoked on getting to know our hometown as well as we can. And you can’t say you’ve truly seen the best of Whistler until you’ve seen it from above – on a helicopter ride. Make no mistake, we…

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A Forged Favourite: The Whistler Sliding Centre

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Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme…yep, that’s right, it’s bobsleigh time! For anyone inspired by the best underdog story of all time, you might be surprised to hear that you can have your very own Cool Runnings experience right here in Whistler. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Whistler this winter, look…

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The Perfect Winter Day: A Sleigh Ride Through Whistler

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Planning your winter vacation to Whistler can be hard. There are just so many great family activities to choose from, and you want to make sure the whole family will have a wonderful experience. So, we thought we’d let you know about one of Forged’s favourites – horse-drawn sleigh rides in Whistler! It’s perhaps the…

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100 Things to Do in Whistler, BC

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You’re coming to Whistler? Lucky you! Now what? Get the exciting going and really dig into what this little ski town has to offer. Hint, it’s not just skiing. It’s biking, hiking, bobsledding. It’s craft beer, baked treats, and fine dining. It’s axe throwing, zip-lining, partying, and SO much more. To help you get started on…

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Visiting Whistler in Winter, What You Need to Know Before You Get Here

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Interested in learning about the best Whistler winter activities? Whistler in winter just makes sense. Don’t get us wrong, the other seasons come with their own delightful attributes (see our guides to fall and summer), but coming to visit what’s been voted multiple times North America’s number one ski resort during the snowy season is…

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