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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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Party On! May Long Weekend in Whistler

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Let’s get this over with: the May Long Weekend in Whistler has something of a reputation. Whether that’s a good or bad thing probably depends on where you’re coming from. Is it an amazing weekend to party in Whistler? For sure. Does it sometimes get a little out of control? For sure. If you’re looking…

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Canada Day in Whistler 2019

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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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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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A Long Weekend in Whistler | Get the Most Out of Your 3 Days Off

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Who doesn’t love a long weekend?! A whole extra day to play outside, hang with friends and ignore the emails in your inbox. And here in Whistler, we know how to do a long weekend properly.  Two chairs beside a lake, long weekend What does…

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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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Everything You Need to Know About WSSF: Updated for 2019

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Whistler is known for a few very distinct experiences: snow-capped mountains, the skiing, the snowboarding, the partying. Can you imagine an enormous, nearly week-long festival that brings all those things together? Start trying, because that’s what upcoming World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2019 (WSSF) has in store. Every April, WSSF takes Whistler by storm. This is…

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Chopped by Lumberjacks – The Best Firewood in Whistler

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Having a good supply of firewood when in Whistler is a no-brainer. If you are camping (and there is no fire-ban on) campsite dinner, conversations and star-gazing are perfect partners to a warm campfire. Need inspiration for your next camping trip to Whistler? We’ve got you covered here. If you are fortunate enough to be…

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Where to Find Weed in Whistler | Its Complicated

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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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