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Where to Stay: Whistler Hostels – Updated 2019


At Forged-Axe Throwing, we have a long, long, history of hostel jumping both in Canada and abroad. We wanted to concentrate that breadth of experienced and apply it to the local hostels in Whistler. After all, we have literally seen it all. From a hostel in Nicaragua where every toilet was flooded, to one in…

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The Ultimate Guide on Where to Stay in Whistler BC

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  Whistler, home of Forged Axe Throwing, is the heart and home of Canada’s Coast Mountains and it is no surprise that this place is a favourite year-round destination. Determining where to stay in Whistler can be overwhelming as they’re so many choices so we’ve prepared this list of some of our top hotels, suites,…

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Forged Axe Throwing Gear Guide

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We’ve seen some pretty bizarre axe throwing outfits in our time…. From inflatable dinosaurs (kudos to anyone who hits a bullseye in one of those)… https://www.instagram.com/p/BqFyEvmh4Sz/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link To these distracting headpieces… https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl3MzBsljR2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link To, well…not much at all…. https://www.instagram.com/p/BrTHHauB1ic/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Our guests have tried it all. But if you want to be sure of victory over your friends,…

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How to get to Whistler, BC

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banner for How to Get to Whistler When considering the choicest ski or mountain bike holiday destination, one automatically thinks of getting to Whistler! After all, much of what the rest of the world hears about Canada is how cold it is there; how much it snows….

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Welcome to Whistler Bites: The Best Restaurant Deals in Whistler


While you might come to Whistler for the mountains, it’s pretty likely you’ll stay for the food. With everything from the quintessential après burger and beer to award-winning fine wining and dining, you’re sure to leave Whistler feeling satisfied. But it’s fair to say that not every restaurant in Whistler suits the average traveller’s budget….

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Where to Eat, Drink & Be Merry at Whistler Cornucopia 2018


Cornucopia in Whistler is an annual food and drink festival based in our beautiful mountain town. It lasts 11 days, and this year’s Cornucopia Whistler runs from November 8-18th. With over 90 food and drink events taking place over this festive period, figuring out what’s a hit and what’s a miss from the Cornucopia schedule…

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The Ultimate Guide to Whistler Spas: Updated 2019 [Infographic]

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  Just because we throw axes all day long, doesn’t mean we don’t know a thing or two about rest and relaxation. The Whistler spa scene is abundant and luxurious. Arguably, we have some of the nicest places to relax in the world. Whether you ski or not, there are countless special spa experiences to…

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Where to Eat in Whistler: Breakfast Edition

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You yawn, stretch your legs and roust yourself out of your warm, cozy, bed. You slide your feet into your fuzzy slippers, open the blinds, and look out on the snow-covered mountains. It’s the perfect moment – or, it would be, if only you had a delicious Whistler breakfast to look forward to. [caption id=”attachment_655″…

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Whistler for Free

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Cash, money, calculator If there is anything people love in Whistler, it is getting free stuff. In fact, there is nowhere on earth where people appreciate free things than in Whistler, one of the premier luxury ski resorts in the world. Whistler...
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Our Whistler Tips – Everything you Need to Know Before Visiting

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Whistler Tips Banner These Whistler tips will help you navigate the incredible town that was once exclusively a one season resort town. Skiing was the main objective for anyone willing to travel the old and dangerous highway. Now, the city has…

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