News & Events

Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival

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The third record-breaking season in a row is nearing its end and snow sport enthusiasts are beginning to look forward to the-best-fest-in-the-west, TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival. Ear-marking another super amazing season, this mid April festival promises to celebrate long and hard into each night of it’s 10 day duration. With Legendary Filmmaker showdowns, [read more]

March Family Month

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There is always so much to do in Whistler for families. During the month of March, Whistler pays special attention to families visiting our little mountain ski resort town. With so many deals and special offers focused on families, Whistler is the ideal vacation spot for Easter and Spring Break. Whistler March Family Month Special [read more]

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]