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  • IRONMAN CanadaPosted on June 11, 2014
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    Ironman by definition is a person, as a worker or athlete, of great physical endurance who can be depended upon to perform a given task or job tirelessly. To me, that is an understatement; these men and women are put to the ultimate test and push their bodies to the brink to prove that anything is possible. “Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, run 26.2 miles – BRAG FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE” – John Collins, IRONMAN Founder On July 27th, the entire town of Whistler will welcome over 2,600 athletes that will ...

  • BC Bike RacePosted on June 09, 2014
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    The BC Bike race is no doubt one of the hardest most exciting single track bike races that take place in our beautiful province of British Columbia or even in North America. This 7 day race starts in North Vancouver on June 28th and ends up in Whistler on July 5th, it heads thru some amazing towns and trails in Cumberland, Powell River, Earl Cove, Sechelt, Langdale, Squamish and then finally ending in Whistler. More than 600 people from around the world participate on the best and most challenging trails ...

  • Sea to Sky GondolaPosted on May 23, 2014
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    Monty and the Crystal Team got the opportunity this week to go and check out the new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. The weather was amazing and so to was the views. This 10 minute gondola ride takes you 885 meters above sea level where you get breathtaking views of Howe Sound and its surrounding areas. The famous Squamish Chief and Shannon Falls are seen from a different perspective and should not be missed. Once up, you can partake in a number of activities from the viewing platform to walking the ...

  • Whistler Bike Park OpeningPosted on May 15, 2014
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    This weekend marks the opening of the Whistler Bike Park and this town couldn’t be more pumped. The snow has almost completely melted and the sun is now shining on our pale skin which hasn’t seen much direct sun in months. The town is slowly starting to come out of hibernation because the opening of the bike park marks the start of summer and to celebrate the Whistler Bike Park has decided to add new extended play dates which mean longer hours to stay out and play. A few of you are probably reading this ...

  • May 09, 2014
    Indulge in Whistler
    Winter has now come to an end and spring is upon us, what better time to go out and try all the food Whistler has to offer. Indulge in Whistler is back for another year, head out and try exceptional food for an exceptional price. Come up to Whistler until May 15th and enjoy a diverse range of dining experiences and menus from soulful pub food to amazing ethnic cuisine to fine dining, Indulge Whistler has it all. The multi-course menus start at $21, $31, $41 and $61 depending on the restaurant. Check out ...
  • May 05, 2014
    Pitch In Day
    This weekend marked the annual Pitch in Day here in Whistler. Local community groups, the RMOW and volunteers collected garbage from Emerald all the way down to Function Junction from all the local streets, now that the snow has melted the garbage can no longer hide. Last year, 150 volunteers collected over 3000lbs of garbage which weights that same as a standard car!        Monty and the Crystal Lodge team were out in full force this year all over the corridor. Last Tuesday was the annual Pitch in Day in ...
  • April 30, 2014
    Golf Packages
    Melting snow and consistent warm weather can only mean one thing, spring is here and golf season is just around the corner here in Whistler. For all of you golf nuts, you probably already know that Pemberton Meadows, Furry Creek and Squamish Valley Golf Course opened a few weeks ago and that this was the opening weekend for Big Sky Golf and CC which is ranked among one of the top courses in Canada. The other big players who have just as impressive accolades are preparing to open in early May; those include ...
  • April 23, 2014
    Spring Time in Whistler
    Now that spring is here, we need to start switching gears from snow to sun and from skiing to biking! But what you probably don’t know is that Whistler in the summer is more than just biking, it is hiking, swimming, golfing, gondoling, skateboarding, BMX pump track riding and dog walking just to name a few.   Whistler is full of activities for all ages during the summer months; did you know that we even have an outdoor water park for the little ones? Now that all of the ice has thawed the lakes are ...
  • April 15, 2014
    WSSF Hit List
    With the World Ski and Snowboard Fest well on its way, you have to make sure that you are using your time wisely. With so much going on, you need to have a plan in order to miss nothing and capitalize on all the fun. If you were lucky enough to have snagged a ticket to the 72 Hour Olympus Filmmakers Showdown tonight you are among the few. This event sells out every year and has been hailed as one of the key events during WSSF; it is so popular that there is a second cut 72 Hr Filmmakers Screening on Friday ...
  • April 10, 2014
    AWARE - Whistler Re-usable Bag
    For those of you who don’t know what AWARE stands for it is: The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment , in short they are the men and women of this community out taking on projects to better our environment and the wellbeing of this beautiful town so many of us call home. AWARE, which was started back in 1989, has taken on some amazing projects over the years to help out our wildlife such as the Cascade Grizzly Bear Initiative and our land including the Old Growth Forest preservation. ...
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