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How to Plan the Best Bachelor Party in Whistler

A world-famous ski resort and vacation destination, Whistler has long been a go-to playground for adults. Whether you’re looking for a trip filled with outdoor adventure, world class dining, or wild nightlife, planning a Whistler bachelor party is a world full of possibilities.  With no shortage of things to do for a bachelor party, the…

Planning a Trip to BC? Start Here!

For anyone looking to explore nature and the outdoors, few places rival British Columbia (BC). Often making the lists of best cities to live in around the world and ranked as an outdoor adventure capital, BC is full of opportunity.  With BC trip ideas ranging from North America’s largest ski resort in Whistler, to whale…

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Whistler in Spring (2023 Update)

As spring creeps in and the days get longer, Whistler becomes a magical blend of snow-capped mountains, sunshine, and budding greenery.  Whether you’re planning a Whistler spring break or looking for a spring skiing adventure, this time of year is a fantastic time to check out Whistler and work on your ski-goggle tan.  What to…

Whistler Pride 2023: Canada’s Premier Queer Ski Festival

Whistler is famously known as a hub of activities, nature, world-class dining, and nightlife. While it may not be the first place that comes to mind as an LGBTQI+ destination, this small but mighty town is full of surprises, hosting the largest pride festival of its kind across Canada.  From what started out as a…

8 Hidden Secrets of Whistler That Nearly All Visitors Miss Out On

Whistler, BC. Home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the world’s greatest mountain bike competition and the biggest ski resort in North America. There are world class (and world famous) adventures by the hundreds here. But what about the many places you won’t see in the glossy magazines and Instagram feeds? If you get off the beaten track in Whistler, you’ll find a different world entirely. One full of true wilderness, quirky locals and one-of-a-kind adventures. From discovering hidden gems in the coastal rainforest, to sampling delicious local produce, to throwing axes with the locals, you’ll be surprised by how much you’ll find. If you’re planning a trip to Whistler, make time to try at least one of these Whistler secrets that most people miss out on. 1.Paddleboarding a Lake Season: Summer Why it’s awesome:  Whistler’s lakes are the go-to spot…

Whats New in Whistler for the 2022-2023 Season

As we come closer to finishing another year, we have a lot to look forward to in 2023. Whistler has new restaurants, upgraded ski lifts, new activities, and more.  Some of these you might know about, but at Forged Axe Throwing, we like to think that being Whistler locals, we have a little bit of…

The Ultimate Guide to a Whistler New Years Eve 2023

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. So it’s time to start planning your accommodation, where you want to celebrate, and the perfect cocktail to say farewell to 2022. Whistler has some of the most exciting events and activities to help you welcome 2023, from family-friendly events to lively dance parties. Hot Tip: Book…

The Ultimate List of Things to Do in Whistler, Canada

Activities in Whistler, Canada, are endless. There is an unlimited source of inspiration for those with an adventurous spirit. At Forged Axe Throwing, we love to take advantage of everything Whistler has to offer. So we have a lot of reasons to make a list of everything excellent to be done here.  This is our…

A Dream Ski Holiday in Whistler

Many destinations come to mind when thinking about a luxurious holiday, like Bora Bora beach resorts or the beautiful Whitsundays in Australia. However, nothing beats a ski holiday in Whistler, BC.  Deep snow, fabulous restaurants, and ski-in and ski-out hotels — seriously, this is where luxury and skiing go hand in hand.  Just because we…

Feeling Festive? 12 Things to Do Near Vancouver at Christmas

As the nights become colder and we say goodbye to summer, the frosty mornings remind us of something special: The holidays are just around the corner, and Vancouver at Christmas is especially magical.  Surrounded by ski resorts, Vancouver is home to the notable Stanley Park and christmas markets that bring people from all over the…

Why You Need to Stay in Whistler Creekside

Believe it or not, Creekside Whistler was once just a six-person gondola, two T-bars, a single chairlift, a handful of ski runs, and a day lodge.  This little neighbourhood was as essential as they come, but as word got out that this ski mountain had some of the best terrain in the country, it soon…

Whistler Craft Beer: Where to Quench Your Thirst 2022 Updates

The craft beer craze has exploded in British Columbia over the last decade, and while some might overlook the ski town, the true cerevisa-phile knows about the thriving Whistler craft beer scene.  From gourmet restaurants to local hangouts, the whole resort has embraced craft beer, which isn’t surprising as there are two breweries in town. …