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Wildlife of Whistler | 11 Animals to Look Out For

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There are hundreds of reasons to visit Whistler in the summer. The adrenaline pumping activities, the beautiful mountain views, and the long lazy lake days are just a few. But one of the best reasons to stop by is to get to know some of our local wildlife. Being located on the edge of so…

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Your Complete Whistler, BC Travel Guide

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Whistler, BC, is a town that needs no introduction. With a worldwide reputation as a mecca for outdoor adventure, visitors from around the world travel to Whistler all year round. It’s got stunning mountain views, countless adrenaline-pumping activities, fine dining, and a quaint, European-style pedestrian village. Oh, and there’s a ski resort too…in fact, it’s…

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Discover the Vallea Lumina in Whistler: An Illuminated Adventure

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6We at Forged Axe Throwing are all about unique and exciting experiences that awaken the senses and bring people together, which is why we’re so excited about a tour that is set to be one of Whistler’s best, Vallea Lumina. Whistler has a plethora of reasons to visit, however, the town does have its main…

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Where to Eat with Kids? Family Friendly Restaurants in Whistler

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Whistler is a great place to bring the kids: there’s endless outdoor adventure, a pedestrian-friendly village and tons of rainy day activities. But after any big day of family adventure, it can be a struggle to find somewhere to eat that keeps everyone happy. Luckily, there are more than enough family friendly restaurants in Whistler…

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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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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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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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