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Best Restaurants in Whistler | 2019 Edition

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You came to Whistler thinking it’s just a ski town…..Actually, it offers so much more than just the slopes. It’s proximity to fertile farmland and a steady stream of visitors and locals with cash to spend means that it long been a respected foodie destination. The best restaurants in Whistler now compete with North America’s…

Whistler Turkey Sale | A Locals Guide

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It’s just around the corner! One of the best events of the year! Whistler folk finally get the awesome deals on ski gear, we’ve been waiting for at the Whistler Turkey Sale. But is the Whistler Turkey Sale worth it? Potentially, we get to save hundreds of dollars to winter ski gear for the coming…

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…

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…

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…

Why Ziplining in Whistler is Awesome

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People come to Whistler from all over the world to marvel at its beauty. The towering mountains, the lush old-growth forests, the tumbling white-water rivers, and the charming town: these are all breathtaking parts of the Whistler experience. Whilst many people explore these elements on foot, on skis, on boards or in kayaks, how about…

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…

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…

The Big Bad Backpackers Guide to Whistler

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Backpacking through Whistler can be a daunting challenge. While it’s hands down one of the most beautiful places in BC, and a must-do destination, the luxury prices can put some backpackers off Whistler. But they shouldn’t! Whistler is a town built by ski-bums, and their free spirit is still strong here. There are many, many,…

Crankworx Whistler | Everything You Need to Know (2019 Update)

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In Whistler, the typical festivals aren’t just about electronic beats playing 24/7. Our festivals are a little more world class, a little more adrenaline-pumping, and not events you want to miss out on. If you are like us, you are after high-flying, action-packed, extraordinary humans doing extraordinary things. Even if you don’t know it, you’re…