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  • RBC GranFondo Bike RacePosted on September 03, 2013
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    This weekend will mark the 4th annual RBC GranFondo Whistler Race. For those that aren't familiar with Gran Fondo loosely translated from Italian, gran fondo means "big ride". That is definitely one way to describe the 122 km ride from downtown Vancouver to Whistler on the world-renowned Sea to Sky Highway. The 7000 competitors are spoilt with a vehicle free lane to enjoy the breathtaking views of this spectacular route. The race finish area at Whistler Olympic Plaza will be a hive of activity so make sure ...

  • Whislter Unique 7: Nicklaus North Golf CoursePosted on August 27, 2013
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    Monty the Moose and co-host Amelia from our hotel front desk are back for a Summer Series of Whistler Unique. In this great series our hosts will explore some of the many activities and things to do in Whistler throughout the Summer. If you missed our Winter Series, please click here to see Monty's adventures in the Winter. What better way to start our summer series than with one of Whistler's most popular Summer activities - Golf . Episode 8: Nicklaus North Golf Course. Amelia and Monty visited our sister ...

  • Ironman CanadaPosted on August 22, 2013
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    The Subaru IRONMAN® Canada is just days away. The hard yards and training has come to an end and the athletes are getting ready to take on the course through Whistler's sparkling lakes and winding mountain roads. Just hours after Crankworx Whistler wrapped up for another year the Subaru IRONMAN® Canada trucks started rolling into Whistler Village. The transformation of Whistler Olympic Plaza this week has been amazing. From a dirt pumptrack on Thursday August 15 for Crankworx to the Ironman Village which ...

  • Pemberton Slow Food CyclePosted on August 13, 2013
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    A gentle bike ride with stunning views of Mt Currie as your backdrop and a sensory smorgasbord to tantalise your taste buds. Does this sound like the perfect way to spend your Sunday? Clear your schedule, escape the Crankworx celebration and take a 30 minute drive north of Whistler to Pemberton this Sunday August 18 for the Pemberton Slow Food Cycle. The Pemberton Slow Food Cycle is a celebration of food, farmers and the joys of biking. This free to ride event is a pedal-powered trip through the natural ...

  • August 06, 2013
    Crankworx Whistler
    Get ready, the two-wheeled masses are about two descend on Whistler for the world's premier freeride mountain biking event. Crankworx Whistler returns August 9-18th to celebrate its tenth anniversary. This 10-day multi-disciplinary mountain bike festival will see some of the world's best compete for freeride glory and in the process celebrate epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and vertical-dropping riding. This competition is not just for the professionals though and will see hundreds of amateurs ...
  • July 30, 2013
    Canadian BBQ Championship
    Nothing says summer more than a good old fashioned BBQ and if you’re going to BBQ you may as well sample the nation’s best. August 2-4, 2013 will see the return of the Bull’s-Eye Canadian Natinoal BBQ Championships for 12th year. Grill masters from throughout North America will be converging on Whistler to compete for the honour of “Canadian Grand Champion,” and $7,000 in cash and prizes. Not to mention the much desired spot in the World BBQ Championships which is up for grabs. From local legends to world ...
  • July 23, 2013
    Wanderlust Whistler
    Wanderlust returns to Whistler for the second year this August 1st to 4th. This fantastic festival brings the brings together the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and wine makers an all in the breathtaking natural beauty of Whistler. Beyond the spectacular list of yoga workshops there is a great line up of FREE concerts to enjoy. Check out the line up below Thursday, August 1 1:30-2:30pm Mountain Square Acro yoga Performance 2:00 - 4:00pm Town Plaza ...
  • July 16, 2013
    Whistler Beaches & Lakes
    Summer is in full swing here in Whistler, we've already been blessed with many of bluebird sunny days. With a week of 28 degree plus on the forecast it is definitely time to pack a picnic and hit the lake. Linger on the sandy shores or wade into the shallow lakes of Whistler's beaches. No tides, currents or sharp rocks disturb these clear waters. Whistler's beaches are easily accessible and feature great amenities for families, including kids' play areas, grassy fields and picnic tables. Many beaches offer ...
  • July 09, 2013
    Whistler Children's Festival
    The Whistler Children's Festival is back in a brand new location for 2013. This year this fantastic festival that screams of play time and fun for the little ones will be taking place in the heart of Whistler Village on the lush lawns at Whistler Olympic Plaza. This great location is just a 5 minute walk down the village stroll from your hotel room at the Crystal Lodge. What makes this festival so popular for locals and many returning guests every year? The sell out art workshops, crafts, theatre, ...
  • July 02, 2013
    Top 5 Whistler Hikes
    Whistler is well known for its amazing skiing and world renowned mountain biking, but it is also packed with tremendously beautiful hiking trails. There is a huge number of trails to explore which feature majestic waterfalls, enormous glaciers, heart pounding summits, stunning blue lakes and breathtaking views. The list of trails is endless so we had our hotel staff vote and here is our top 5 picks. Nairn Falls Easy - 3km round trip ( 1 hour) - no elevation gain Nairn Falls is a short and easy, family ...
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