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The Big Bad Backpackers Guide to Whistler

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Backpacking through Whistler can be a daunting challenge. While it’s hands down one of the most beautiful places in BC, and a must-do destination, the luxury prices can put some backpackers off Whistler. But they shouldn’t! Whistler is a town built by ski-bums, and their free spirit is still strong here. There are many, many,…

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The Best Hot Tubs in Whistler | Soak it in!

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Here in Whistler, we’re pretty good at getting outside, having adventures, and earning our apres-beers. But we’re also damn good at relaxing. After extensive research, the consensus is: what better way to relax than in a whistler hot tub? It’s the perfect way to soothe your aching muscles, catch up with friends, and relive the…

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Whistler for Free

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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 Ski ResortRead More »

Where to Stay: Whistler Hostels – Updated 2019

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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… View this post on Instagram You know that Monday morning dinosaur feeling… • #forgedAXE #weirdandwonderful #dinosaur #axethrowing #mondayfunday #followtheforgedtrailer #event #party #dressup #whistler #onlyinwhistler A post shared by Forged Axe Throwing (@forged.axe.throwing) on Nov 12, 2018 at 10:28am PST To these…

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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…

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Welcome to Whistler Bites: The Best Restaurant Deals in Whistler

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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

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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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