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The Forged Guide to the Valley Trail in Whistler

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People from all over the world visit Whistler and can you blame them? The activities are endless *takes a deep breath* biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, rafting, helicopter-rides, skating, float-plane rides, yoga, ziplining, bungee jumping… And you know we could keep going.  But one activity that sometimes gets overlooked is the Whistler Valley Trail – perhaps…

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Rainy Day Activities in Whistler (Updated Fall 2019)

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Whistler is known around the world as one of the greatest and most thrilling places to ski and snowboard. It’s also a well established name in downhill mountain biking, transforming its white pillowy slopes for dirt and adrenaline in the summer months. But what happens in the shoulder seasons between the sun and snow? Shoulder…

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A Weekend in Squamish | What to Hike, See & Eat

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Squamish seems too good to be true. Barely 40 minutes outside the sprawling metropolis of Vancouver, there’s a mountain town built on a love of adventure. With an unbeatable location where the mountains meet the sea, Squamish offers an unbeatable range of things to do and places to visit.  Squamish isn’t just for adrenaline-junkies. It’s…

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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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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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Top 12 Day Trips from Whistler – An Update

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To get the most out of your family in Whistler, you’ve really got to get out of the Village proper. There are limitless day trips that will take you outside of the Village and into the landscape beyond. While Whistler has plenty to offer families of all ages, there is so much more to see…

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Where to Go and What to See: Sightseeing Whistler

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You’ve got a week in Whistler, and you want to see everything. We hate to break it to you (even though we kind of love this about Whistler), there’s way too much beauty to pack into a week or two of travel. To get the intimate local Whistler experience, you literally have to move here…

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Our Top 10 Whistler Activities In Summer

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Most people consider Whistler just to be a wintertime excursion spot, and with its frosty weather, powdered mountain slopes, and alpine views, they’re certainly not wrong. What many people forget about Whistler is that it’s one of the best summer vacation spots in Northern America. With hundreds of local, whistler summer activities, glorious weather, and…

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What to do With Kids in Whistler? Get Outdoors!

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A holiday to Whistler is the perfect time to encourage the whole family to unplug, switch off, and get outside. There are so many things to do in Whistler with kids, you might not even need to turn the TV on for the whole week! Whether you’ve got toddlers, teens, or anyone in between in…

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The Top 11 Whistler Winter Outdoor Activities

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When you think about Whistler – the snowy mountains, the wintery landscape, flakes falling on the Village – it’s not hard to imagine the amount of outdoor, winter activities that are available to you. Sure, there are always the basics skiing, snowboarding, snowball fights – all exciting and fun options. But did you know there…

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