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Exciting outdoor adventures in Whistler

Whistler, located in the beautiful Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada, is renowned for its breathtaking natural landscapes and offers an abundance of outdoor adventures for visitors to enjoy. From thrilling activities to serene explorations, here are some outdoor adventures in Whistler: Skiing and Snowboarding: Whistler is famous for its world-class ski resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb, one of the largest ski areas in North America. With over 8,000 acres of skiable terrain and a variety of runs suitable for all skill levels, skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts can experience the thrill of gliding down the slopes surrounded by stunning mountain vistas. Mountain Biking: During the warmer months, Whistler transforms into a mountain biking paradise. The area boasts an extensive network of...

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Where to stay in Whistler

Where to stay in Whistler? Vrbo Whistler offers a large selection of 1,589 house rentals near Whistler. From 754 condos to 376 townhomes, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whistler for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Vrbo Whistler for the best deal. What is the best area to stay when travelling to Whistler? Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Whistler: Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort: 1,521 vacation rentals Upper Village: 1,261 vacation rentals Village North: 1,250 vacation rentals Creekside: 143...

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History of Whistler

Whistler is a place where mountains, rivers and First Nations people have met for millennia. The Coast Salish First Nations people inhabited the land around Whistler for many thousands of years, hunting, gathering and trading long before European settlers arrived. At one time, tens of thousands of Coast Salish First Nations people lived, traded and thrived between the Vancouver, Howe Sound and the Lillooet areas. In fact, some of the hiking routes between Howe Sound and Deep Cove (on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, near Vancouver) are the same routes traveled on by the Coast Salish First Nations peoples. The Whistler valley was an isolated wilderness frequented by two First Nations: the Lil'wat Nation from the Mount Currie area...

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Things you should know about Whistler

Things you should know about Whistler: Huge vertical: Whistler Blackcomb has a mile of vertical Most terrain: 8,171 acres (3,037 hectares) of skiable terrain - the most in North America Glacier skiing: The only resort in North America where you can ski or ride on a glacier Longest season: North America's longest ski season runs from November through July Ski to the village: Whistler Blackcomb's runs reach right to the edges of Whistler's pedestrian village Golfing paradise: Canada's top mountain golf destination, with four championship golf courses designed by legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Robert Cupp Summer fun: More than 40 summer activities let visitors enjoy the mountains, valleys, waterways and village. Activities range from...

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All About Whistler

Nestled in the spectacular Coast Mountains less than two hours from Vancouver, British Columbia, Whistler is Canada's premier year-round destination and Host Mountain Resort for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Distinguished by impressive twin mountains, Whistler and Blackcomb, and surrounded by forested valleys, rivers and lakes, the resort offers countless outdoor adventures. Skiing and snowboarding are the biggest draw, but golf, mountain biking, and a long list of other winter and summer activities bring people here, and bring them back again and again. The mountains blend seamlessly with Whistler Village, a vibrant town centre with every amenity for the traveller: diverse accommodations, local and international cuisine, shops, arts and cultural centres, wellness spas and entertainment venues. Much...

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