Bears In WhistlerPosted on April 14, 2015
Whistler is known for its amazing outdoor activities and vast amount of area there is to play in, here on the west coast of beautiful BC. Whistler Blackcomb alone has over 8,100 acres of terrain for skiing and over 180kms of trails for biking which covers quite a bit of the “back country” which is also home to over 100 black bears. Whistler is a bear smart community because we love our bears and want to be able to cohabitate with our furry friends. With over 10,000 full time residents and over two ...
Golf in WhistlerPosted on April 07, 2015
The Crystal Lodge & Suites team is super excited about the amazing spring weather we are having in Whistler and the condition of the golf courses have made them ready to open this weekend!! Golf is a big part of the summer season, in Whistler, with four championship golf courses to choose from there is variety to suit all. The fresh mountain air and the amazing views make this area one of the best for golfers of any ability and let’s not forget the patios. When it comes to the “19 th hole” all four ...
Earth Hour 2015Posted on March 30, 2015
Earth Hour was this Saturday, March 28th from 8:30pm to 9:30pm and Whistler, for the second year in a row came out victorious. Lets back track, for all of you that dont know what Earth Hour is, every year over 7000 cities and towns in 154 countries and territories across all seven continents turn off all of their non-essential lights for 60 minutes. Hundreds of millions of people switch off power to make a statement about global warming. The event first took place in Australia back in 2007 with the goal ...
The Great Outdoor Festival - GoFestPosted on March 23, 2015
Spring is the time when winter meets summer and where you get to do all of your favorite activities in the span of one day! This time of year gets the locals buzzing because the sun has not only come back allowing you to bike, but the skiing is just as fun. So what better time of year than spring to welcome back The Great Outdoor Festival or GOFest for short. This 4 day event runs over May Long Weekend, May 15th – 18 th and celebrates outdoor recreation. There are 6 events you can participate in, ...
Outerbike WhistlerPosted on March 20, 2015
Outerbike is coming to Whistler this June 4th - 7th for the first time ever and if you are sitting there thinking what is Outerbike, you are not alone. It is a four day event that gets the world’s leading bike and gear manufactures together in one place for you to try out all the latest and greatest the bike industry has to offer. You get to not only see but sample next years innovations all on one of the best trail systems anywhere. There is over 120 miles of trails in Whistler from fun and easy to ...
World Ski and Snowboard FestivalPosted on March 20, 2015
We are less than a month away from one of the biggest parties on snow, The World Ski and Snowboard Festival or WSSF which is, can you believe it, celebrating its 20 th anniversary!!! The festival starts April 10th and goes till the 19th and is action packed with not only ski and snowboard events but with photography and film competitions as well as some of the best live music you will see all over the span of 9 days. Some of the hot tickets this year are still the " 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown" as well as ...
Easter in WhistlerPosted on March 13, 2015
It is always a good time to come to Whistler, but this upcoming Easter weekend is giving us a few more. It’s a wonderful time of year in Whistler when you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding on the mountains and really appreciate spring in Whistler Village. A stroll through Whistler Village provides all kinds of opportunity for family fun. The eclectic selection of activities and dining options is sure to please families of all ages and interests. Enjoy an Easter brunch on a patio surrounded by mountain ...
Peak 2 Peak - Guinness World Book of RecordsPosted on March 06, 2015
Whistler Blackcomb has hit the Guinness World Book of Records with alittle help from the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. It is for the “Highest Cable Car Above the Ground” & “Longest Unsupported Span Between Two Cable Car Towers”. The Peak 2 Peak has played a big part in getting global recognition for Whistler; it has been instrumental with putting Whistler on the map. Since its conception in 2008 it has helped to attract 2,000,000 sightseeing and hiking visits ” Since its opening in 2008, the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola has ...
Head Line Mountain HolidaysPosted on February 18, 2015
Just when you think you have heard it all, Head-Line Mountain Holidays brings tours to the next level. Why head out for a simple snowmobile tour when you can have a helicopter assisted snowmobile tour. Get whisked away to the Pemberton Ice Fields and explore spectacular terrain on either a snowmobile or snowbike. Head over mountain tops to secret 15,000 year old ice caves where you get not only explore but dine in for lunch. If you want to bring your experience to yet another level, try their Heli Ice ...
Valentines Day in WhistlerPosted on February 06, 2015
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to get away with your sweetheart and Whistler is the perfect place to do it. White capped mountains, snow covered trees and the intimate village is a great place to celebrate your love. There are so many adventures you can do with your loved one from skiing on North Americas best ski resort or skating under the stars at Olympic Plaza, both are walking distance from our front door. Or you can head over to Nicklaus North and do a 3 course cheese fondue and sleigh ride ...
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Our first trip to Whistler we stayed at the crystal lodge and then we spent many years coming to whistler with a group and staying at other places. We were so happy to come back to the Crystal Lodge. Great location, service, rooms, and the lounge! We will be back every year!!!!
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