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The Ultimate Guide to the 4 Lakes of Whistler

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Summer in Whistler is hands-down awesome. The sun is shining, the days are long, and you’re in a world-class mecca of outdoor adventure. And one of the most under-rated, but best parts of summer in Whistler is the lakes. The locals know it all too well, when the temperatures start to soar, the only place…

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The Top 10 Whistler Festivals – Updated for 2019

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When it comes to festivities in Whistler, you can be sure of one thing – there’s never a shortage. Whether you’re searching for a kid’s festival, an outdoor festival, a food festival, or even a beer festival (yeah, you heard us – an entire festival dedicated to beer), Whistler has it, and more than that,…

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Ironman Whistler 2019 | Full Breakdown including Course, Accommodation and More

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There are tons of epic events in Whistler in the summer. But none comes close to the sheer challenge and intensity of the Ironman Canada. One of the most picturesque, but also most difficult Ironman courses in the world, it draws athletes from around the globe every year. Held on a sunny weekend in July,…

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You Complete Guide to Tough Mudder Whistler 2019

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Whistler in summer is full of tough physical challenges, and even tougher athletes. To be fair, it’s hard not to be inspired to push yourself when there’s all those dramatic peaks around just waiting to be climbed/run up/biked down. But there’s one weekend in June where things get especially tough, and especially muddy. Yep, you…

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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 Whistler Bucket List | 20 Things to Do in Whistler Before You Die

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It would take a lifetime to take in everything that Whistler has to offer. Whatever the season, there are literally hundreds of ways to spend an unforgettable day. From on mountain adventures to adrenalin pumping experiences, from world-class events to the perfect quiet moment, and from the best parties in Canada to luxurious fine dining,…

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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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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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Top 13 Activities Entertaining Wedding Guests in Whistler

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Whistler weddings are popular. Everyone comes here to get married. And it’s not hard to understand why. With beautiful landscapes and plenty of luxury venues, there’s no end to unique and memorable Whistler wedding ideas. Bride and groom kisisng after wedding Wedding in Whistler coming…

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An Insider’s Guide to the Perfect Weekend Camping Trip to Whistler

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You’ve checked the forecast, and it’s looking good for the weekend. You’ve had enough of the city grind and are desperate to immerse yourself in some good ol’ BC beauty and fresh air, even if it’s raining! Camping around Whistler or camping in Whistler BC is a fantastic option if you’re looking for a reminder…

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