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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…

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…

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…

Where to Eat in Whistler: Breakfast Edition

You’re in luck. We’re here to deliver the most critical information you’ll need to start each day of your vacation off right: the ultimate guide to the best Whistler breakfast hotspots.  Trust us: We’ve eaten breakfast all across our home town and know what we’re talking about. We’ve got tons of Whistler tips. So, whether…

What to do in Whistler in September: Beers and Bikes

Often, Whistler in September is an overlooked time to visit. Everyone is so fixated on the summer and winter months. However, many people find that spending time in Whistler in September is like finding a diamond in the rough.   There is still a lot to do in Whistler, BC in September. Your must-do summer activities…

How To Plan the Best Vacation for Your Family in Whistler

Whistler can sometimes feel like Disneyland for adults, but it has always offered great spaces for family exploration, too. It’s so family-friendly in fact that the municipality has specifically structured the Villages to be full of fun for adults and children alike. During the day, there are endless activities in Whistler for families to enjoy….

Labour Day Weekend in Whistler 2022

After a summer packed with biking, hiking, lake days, and every other outdoor activity in Whistler, the Labour Day long weekend is the perfect last hoorah for summer.  The atmosphere and outdoor activities are favourites amongst families—conditions are perfect in the Whistler Bike Park, and the free buses make it easy for everyone to get…

Explore the Sea to Sky Highway 16 Must See Spots (Updated for 2022)

Travelling to Whistler from Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia is one of the most beautiful and scenic routes in Canada, perhaps even the world. The highway is breathtaking, and it’s worth mentioning that it could be considered a must-do activity in itself as it’s not just a highway–it’s a “sea…