Category Archives: British Columbia

Zip-a-dee-doo-daaaaaaaaaahhhhhh ! ! !

Many ski resorts in North America have local activities besides skiing and snowboarding – Whistler/Blackcomb is one of those resorts. On a recent visit with some co-workers, we decided to get off the slopes a little early and try a … Continue reading

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Whistler First Impressions…Love It

As with most of our destinations, I went to Whistler with some expectations, but I wasn’t certain. Expectations like the size of the village, crossing the border into Canada, any possible culture shocks, and the Canadian night life. As it turned … Continue reading

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Utahan Seeks Out Poutine in Whistler

Because of weather conditions and the time of year, unfortunately, I wasn’t able to ride Blackcomb Mountain, nor the famous peak to peak gondola on my last visit to Whistler. However, I was able to ride up the mountain to the … Continue reading

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Whistler’s Mother?

Let’s face it; there are two types of skiers/riders, those that have been to Whistler and those that want to go!! Whistler is awesome with great slopes, great nightlife, great food, great cycling, easy accessibility, you name it. Since we’re on … Continue reading

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Hassel Free/Bag Free Ski Trip to Whistler

My trip to Whistler was the first time I can remember where I haven’t been through an airport lugging around suitcases, backpacks and most importantly, my gear. For me, the trial of dragging a huge, overweight snowboard bag is a … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Fluffy at Home! Whistler is Pet-Friendly

After a visit to Whistler, I’m ready to admit that if I can choose to be reincarnated I would come back as a dog living in Whistler. As one of the most pet-friendly resorts I’ve ever been to, there are … Continue reading

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Whistler’s Mud Season: Skiing in the Morning, Zip Lining in the Afternoon

I was surprised at how many activities I, along with six other Destination Experts, tried on our tour of Whistler. I didn’t think I’d be skiing, zip lining and swimming all in one week, especially in May! The skiing was great. We … Continue reading

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20,000 Bottles of Wine on the Wall: Bearfoot Bistro, Whistler

While visiting Whistler, I was impressed with one place in particular, Bearfoot Bistro. It boasts a whimsical fine dining room, custom made pewter champagne bar, Belvedere Ice Room and a wine cellar holding more than 20,000 bottles. Our group was fortunate … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems of Traveling

I recently had the pleasure to visit Whistler. For those of you unfamiliar with the name, it is a beautiful town located in British Colombia, Canada. They hosted most of the downhill ski events during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Whistler … Continue reading

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A Little Taste of Scandinavia in Whistler, BC

It was a long week in Whistler. I admit that I have one of the coolest jobs out there, but a week of skiing, meetings, tours and dinners will wear out even the toughest trooper. Thankfully, Whistler has just what … Continue reading

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