Whistler, BC

Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026?

Calgary proposal gets pushback An International Olympic Committee official once said the commute from Vancouver to Whistler, B.C., for the 2010 …

Ski Jumping

Here's Why You Should Fly to Canada This Winter

Canada’s ice and snow only make the great outdoors more fun in the colder months.

Air Canada

Grant Giller Loose Boardin in British Columbia

Loose Boardin goes north to British Columbia for a week to rip around the Whistler area. Watch Grant Giller hit some of the famed Whistler area …

British Columbia

Catch the Whistler Vibe with a Village Stroll

Whistler Village might just be one of the planet’s best strolls—a lively and invigorating family-friendly mix of shopping, dining, partying, …

Art Galleries

Alpine meadows, glaciers, waterfalls, and grizzly bears

Trail running and exploring mountainous, remote terrain involves endurance, resiliency, positivity, and an immense respect for the spontaneous beauty …

Running

The Yin and Yang of Whistler

Everything has yin and yang aspects to it, but Whistler is in the unique position of having both ends of the spectrum in abundance. There’s nowhere …

Food & Dining

Summer isn’t officially over, but Whistler Blackcomb is already looking like a winter wonderland

The official start to fall is still a few days away, but snow is already falling at Whistler Blackcomb.<p>Photos from Whistler Blackcomb show a …

Sea to Sky Corridor

Whistler seeing first flakes of snow in last days of summer

The last day of summer is still days away, but snow has already fallen in parts of B.C.<p>The first flakes of the upcoming fall-winter season fell over …

Sea to Sky Corridor

Whistler Peak already has a great deal of snowfall

Whistler Blackcomb tweeted an image of Whistler Peak this morning and it already has a great deal of snowfall.<p>The image features a person strolling …

Sea to Sky Corridor

How Whistler Blackcomb powers growth for ski-resort operator Vail

Since Vail Resorts Inc. bought Whistler Blackcomb for US$1.1-billion in 2016, it has faced ire from some locals who watched Canada’s iconic winter resort subsumed by the biggest operator of ski areas in the United States.<p>Some skiers in Whistler and Vancouver felt Vail made wealthy destination …

Sea to Sky Corridor

Nine Minutes of Whistler Bliss

Colter Heard presents <i>Life of Pile 4.</i> At one point in time he thought he was finished making Whistler edits, but it’s a tough lifestyle to shake. A …

Snowboarding

Skiing or snowboarding the globe and getting paid to do it: Ski.com takes applications for Epic Dream Job

It’s a ski bum or snowboarder’s dream com true: travelling the world to hit the slopes and getting paid to do it.<p>That pretty much sums up Ski.com’s …

Employment

POINTOFBEAU 3000 – Mental POV Riding in Whistler

Point of view snowboard footage is risky territory, it will make or break any video. Beau Bishop’s got it, not only does he have steady helmet-cam …

Snowboarding

B.C. premier urges Yes vote in electoral reform referendum

WHISTLER, B.C. — Premier John Horgan wants people in British Columbia to take a “leap of faith” and vote in favour of changing the province’s …

Canadian Politics

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Fairmont Chateau Whistler<p>4599 Chateau Blvd., Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada | (604) 938-8000<p>Price Range<p>$$$ ($351 to …

British Columbia

The North Face Valley To Peak Race, Results And Recap - Mountain Life

words :: Ben Osborne photos:: Bradford McArthur<p>On September 1st, hundreds of racers of all ages participated in fun-for-all ages Valley To Peak Race …

North Face

This Is How Much You Need To Make To Buy A Home In Metro Vancouver (MAP)

News<p>With the worst housing market in national history, it comes as a surprise to few that Vancouver’s real estate prices are steep.<p>In fact, a study …

Maple Ridge

Gus Kenworthy Dishes Out Local’s Tips

U.S. slopestyle and halfpipe champ Gus Kenworthy has been around the world, ski bag in tow. Since turning pro in 2010, the Telluride, Colorado native …

Gus Kenworthy

Vail CEO Eyes Japan Resort Acquisition in Bid to Lure New Skiers

Vail Resorts Inc. is seeking to add a Japanese property to its portfolio of ski resorts to lure globetrotting snowhounds from Beijing to Sydney to …

North America

Hiker Heaven

Hiking in the fall is as good as it gets in Whistler. Crowds have dwindled, wildlife is busy prepping for winter, toadstools are poking their heads …

Sea to Sky Corridor

Whistler mayor says costs of hosting Olympic events in 2026 are unknown

<b>Bob Mackin</b><p>Whistler’s outgoing Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden said it will be up to the ski resort’s next municipal council to decide whether to let …

International Olympic Committee

Calgary interested in bidding for 2026 Winter Olympics

Calgary is considering a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, with the cost of the games estimated at $5.23 billion.<p>Calgary voters will decide on Nov. 13 whether they want to host the games.<p>Calgary 2026 bid corporation chief executive officer Mary Moran told the Calgary council the …

International Olympic Committee

B.C. cities formally call on province to replace Greyhound - Tofino

B.C. cities formally asked the province to take a hard look at replacing Greyhound after the company pulls out of Western Canada on Oct. 31.<p>The ask …

Greyhound

Epic Versus Ikon: Comparing The 2018/2019 Multi-Resort Ski Passes

Vail Resorts is the defending champ. The company has dominated the ski resort business for the past decade by rolling up 18 resorts and achieving an $11 billion market cap ($MTN), which represents 400% growth over the past five years. The company’s marquee resorts include its namesake in Colorado, …

Ikon

There are only a few more days to see the Whistler Suspension Bridge

You’ll want to set some time aside to visit Whistler’s epic suspension bridge because it will be closing down for the season on September 16, …

Sea to Sky Corridor

It's already snowed at Whistler Blackcomb (PHOTO)

You knew it would happen sooner or later – but it’s fair to say that even we didn’t expect it would be this soon. In the wake of the early winter …

Skiing

Whistler Film Festival Announces First Wave of Programming

With just 12 weeks to go until its 18th edition, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is offering a sneak peek of what audiences can expect at this …

Film Festivals

SkiSwaps

September 10, 2018Northwest Ski Swaps!Compiled by <i>OutdoorsNW</i> StaffWASHINGTONOct. 20 –21: West Seattle Ski Swap; …

British Columbia

UBCM opening act: how municipalities can improve relations with First Nations groups

The biggest annual gathering of elected officials in the province is underway in Whistler.<p>The Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention runs at …

City Politics

Province, UBCM renew agreement on Indigenous reconciliation

WHISTLER — The B.C. government and the organization representing the province’s municipalities have renewed an agreement to work toward …

Canada