News & Events

Whistler Ice Skating

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Located right in the heart of Whistler, and a mere stones throw from Summit Lodge & Spa, is the a beautiful brand new outdoor skating rink. The Resort Municipality of Whistler has transformed the Great Lawn of the Whistler Olympic Plaza into a beautiful outdoor ice rink, complete with disco ball and music. Surrounded by [read more]

Ashley Barker Photography

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If you’ve skied Whistler – then like me, you’ve probably sat at the top of Whistler Mountain, looked out over countless mountain tops, and had your mind blown by the awe-inspiring beauty that lay before you. And although I can truly appreciate the scenes before me, any attempt I make at capturing these images with a [read more]

The Legendary Fire & Ice Show

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Every Sunday the base of Whistler Mountain is ablaze with astounding athletic talent, heart-stopping pyrotechnics, booty-shakin’ fire spinners, beat-driven DJ’s and a jaw-dropping firework display. The epic Fire & Ice Show is a unique Whistler experience and a must-see while in town. Young and old alike will enjoy this cirque-on-skis show that is guaranteed to [read more]

Underground Tuning

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Who knew ski/snowboard tuning was such an art? I didn’t – until I was introduced to Summit Lodge & Spa’s very own in-house ski/board tuning technician, Yohann Sheetz  – owner and hands-on technician of Underground Tuning Ski & Snowboard.  A new addition to the personalized services Whistler Summit Lodge & Spa offers. Born out of ingenuity [read more]

Whistler for the Holidays

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Twinkling lights and snow covered trees, make Whistler so incredibly beautiful this time of year. But it’s the activities and events that really shine! Besides strolling the village and enjoying the epic skiing to be had, what else is there to do? With an events and activities list as long as Santa’s, you are sure [read more]

Luxury Whistler Getaway

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Whistler is the ultimate getaway destination – year round – and for all budgets. But if what you fancy is a luxury getaway, look no further than this little mountain village. From award-winning 5 star restaurants to a plethora of extravagant activities, Whistler has it all. Perhaps you’re looking for the “Best Present Ever” this holiday season? [read more]

Defining a Boutique Hotel

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Travelling “Boutique” is fast becoming the vacation-style of choice. The travel-savvy seek out unique and interesting hotels to create the ultimate vacation experience. Where did it all begin? The term “Boutique Hotel” was coined by entrepreneur Steve Rubell when he and his partner, Ian Schrager, opened the first Boutique Hotel in New York in 1984. [read more]

First Night Whistler 2012

Whistler’s First Night is a family friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration that takes place in Whistler’s Village Square and the Whistler Conference Center.  Join visitors and locals and say goodbye to the old and welcome the new. This is an alcohol-free evening which promotes a “Celebration of the Arts”.  The evening will be filled with [read more]

La Nina is Back

The countdown to official opening day for Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains on November 24th is on! The mountains have already received lots of snow.  This early snow fall is in part due to La Nina.  La Nina is when the ocean surface temperature across the Pacific Ocean will be lower than normal by 3-5 °C.  The [read more]

Whistler Film Festival

The Whistler Film Festival takes place in beautiful Whistler Village from November 30 to December 4, 2011. This will be the 11th annual festival and you can “prepare for the unexpected” at this five day film extravaganza. The Whistler Film Festival presents films from Canada and all around the world.  Premiers, from North Americas top directors, as [read more]