Entries by Christa Vandeberg

Corb Lund, Said the Whale and Lazy Syrup Orchestra will light up the Village Square stage with free concerts over May Long weekend

April 12, 2019: Whistler, B.C. – With snow still on the mountaintops and warmer temperatures in the valley, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival, GO Fest is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the convergence of the seasons. The sixth annual festival showcases many of the fantastic outdoor activities that anyone can come and try out. Everything from […]

Being adventure smart in the springtime backcountry

The recent sunny weather has been gorgeous for heading into the backcountry on skis, a snowboard or sled for springtime lines, outstanding views, and end-of-day hangouts catching the final rays with your friends. But, as we all know, the backcountry needs to be treated with respect. We caught up with Joelle Tiessen, Marketing Director of […]

Stretch it out: yoga in Whistler

Whether you’re a dedicated yogi, or looking to ease aches acquired in this area’s famous mountains (perhaps from skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, snowmobiling, skating, fat-tire biking, or dogsledding—have I forgotten something?). It’s nice to come in from the cold and reset with stretches, some quiet, and perhaps even get a little sweat on. […]

#GOFestWhistler with kids

Looking forward to an action-packed May long weekend with the family? GO Fest is teeming with activities to keep the good times rolling for, well, all the team. Check out the below itinerary, or visit this schedule for the full range of activities, to make the most of every day together. Friday, May 18 Tour […]

#GOFestWhistler with the boys

Got GO Fest plans with your guy group, but feeling awed by the looong list of Long Weekend activities? No worries. We’ve gone through the list and sorted the best, from the frankly also-awesome rest. Thursday, May 17 Keen to get a head start on the weekend and a lot of cardio? Join the Retro […]

#GOFestWhistler with your girl crew

Heading to GO Fest for a girls’ long weekend with your favorite adventurers? The weekend has a packed schedule, and we’ve rummaged through for an itinerary covering the plentitude of activities for you and your gal pals. Friday, May 18 9 to 10:30 a.m. Ease into your long weekend with Gentle Yoga & Essential Oils […]

The Natural World Around You

Nature is a source of abundance, rich in biodiversity and the best playground around. There is a lot more happening in Whistler’s seemingly still forest and along the quiet shoreline than meets the eye. Keep these fun nature facts in mind next time you adventure and explore in the natural outdoors: • Fungal species impressively […]