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Get the Scope | International Axe Throwing Day

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We’ve always thought we axe throwers deserved our own holiday.  And now we have one! International Axe Throwing day is coming up on June 13. For committed axe throwers, it’s a great excuse to celebrate everything they love about the sport. The satisfying thud of the axe into the wood, the thrill of making the…

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Canada Day in Whistler 2019


O, Canada. The country of Tim Horton’s, ice hockey and saying sorry a lot. It’s a great place, and Canadians are pretty proud to be Canadian. And never more than on July 1 – Canada Day. A whole day dedicated to our plaid-wearing, overly-polite nation. Wherever you are in Canada, you’re sure to find parades,…

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Where to Find Weed in Whistler | Its Complicated


Everyone in Whistler is asking, “Where can I buy weed in Whistler?” Yes, recreational use of cannabis is legal all across Canada, but in Whistler, the supply is well…. Dry. There are no dispensaries in the town, with locals and visitors alike wondering why they don’t have the same access as everywhere else in the…

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Your Guide to Fly Fishing in Whistler, Canada

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While it may be best known for its boundless ski area, and it’s serious downhill biking credentials, Whistler is fast becoming famous for its fly fishing too. And when you look at the landscapes we’re surrounded by, it’s hardly a surprise. From the saltwater of the Howe Sound in Squamish, where the sea meets the…

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Top 5 Axe Throwing Destinations in Canada

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So, you want to learn to be Canadian? You’ve bought a plaid shirt, grown a beard, developed a taste for Caesars and started putting maple syrup on everything you eat. But let’s be honest, you won’t truly feel like a Canadian until you’ve discovered your inner lumberjack. Luckily for you, these days you don’t have…

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Whistler Tattoo Artist Round Up


Whether you’re in Whistler for a weekend or a lifetime, it’s hard not to be inspired by the epic landscapes and the adrenaline junkie culture. It’s no wonder then that plenty of people choose to commemorate their time in Whistler with a tattoo – a permanent reminder of the unforgettable memories you made here. With…

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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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Gearing Up for Australia Day Whistler 2019


You’ve probably already heard the jokes: ‘What’s the capital of Australia?’ ‘Whistler.’ or ‘What’s the most liveable Australian city?’ ‘Whistler’. These jokes are built upon Whistler’s reputation for being a skiing and party mecca for young Aussies. Whilst there are no stats to tell us exactly how many Aussies there are in Whistler (whether on…

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Top 8 Canadian Activities in Whistler


If you are looking for the great Canadian experience, you’ve come to the right place. And we mean it when we say, a really authentic experience because all the activities in Whistler tend to fall into the super Canadian category. This is a is a small town with a big heart, we say sorry a…

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The Local Whistler Artists You Need to Know About


There are three reasons why creative types are drawn to Whistler: The Landscape The Lifestyle The People We find ourselves continually in awe of the artists and creatives who call Whistler home. Whether they work with ceramics, acrylics, or the human body, the mountains and the forests of Whistler seem to attract a certain type…

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