Whistler is not just for Winter

When you think of Whistler, you probably picture huge mountains, deep snow, and epic powder days. However, Whistler has proven that it is just as exciting, majestic, and impressive in the summer season as it is in the winter. If you are still searching for the perfect summer getaway, well we think we just might have the answer. Whistler has it all. From beautiful hiking, amazing wildlife, and an array of outdoors activities, to shopping, eclectic cuisine, and a relaxing atmosphere, Whistler is sure to provide you with whatever you might be looking for.

Whistler is just as scenic and breathtaking in the summer as it is in the winter. Beautiful wildflowers, serene lakes, and dense forests create the ultimate summer mountain experience. You can explore the gorgeous scene by hiking one of the 18 trails at the top of Whistler, or by mountain biking through the Amplitude Bike Park. While exploring, there is a good chance you might encounter some of the Whistler wildlife including deer and black bears.

Photo Courtesy of Brad Kasselman

In addition to hiking and biking, you can also experience the great outdoors while golfing, whitewater rafting, fishing or zip lining through the trees. There is also the PEAK 2 PEAK gondola where you can truly grasp the magnitude and serentiy of the scenery with a journey between the two mountains. The PEAK 2 PEAK also provides access to the Mountain Top patio with full service dining, and to the Alpine Hut where you can enjoy a relaxing cup of tea.

Still not convinced that Whistler is the perfect summer mountain getaway? Well, prepare to have your mind changed. Whistler is famous for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter AND the summer. That’s right, you can actually go skiing and snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain in the summer.

So there you have it. Whistler is a mountain town that has it all, and has proven its self as not only a winter destination, but a summer paradise as well.

Safe Travels,

Mountain Reservations

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