Mount Assiniboine on film – July 2021

This July, a dear friend and I finally got out into the furthest corner of British Columbia to explore the stunning Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. It had been on our 'list' for a long time but requires a fair bit of planning, time off and logistical planning to get there from Whistler. The trip started…

The best vegan-friendly spots in Whistler

Whistler has a great range of plant-based food, and more options seem to pop up every week. With more and more people leaning towards a vegan diet for environmental reasons (yep, we're talking about Horstman Glacier receding faster than ever), Whistler has responded to the demand with an abundance of choices. Here are some of my favourites! THE…

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Why you should start mountain biking like, right now.

Not that I'm biased, but here are some reasons that mountain biking will change your life for the better. MOUNTAIN BIKING BRINGS YOU CLOSER TO NATURE I truly believe that mountain biking is one of the best ways to connect with nature and escape the chaos of everyday life. In the current political climate, riding…

Joffre Lakes: a not so hidden gem

Length: 8km | Elevation gain: ~400m | Route Type: Out and back Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is home to three spectacular lakes — Lower, Middle and Upper Joffre Lakes. Joffre is a popular hiking destination located about 65km north of Whistler, on the Duffey Lake section of Highway 99. The vibrant lakes are cradled by…

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A quick guide to Whistler’s mountain bike trails

Best for beginners: Lost Lake Trails Our picks: Pinocchio’s Furniture, Jellyroll Gumdrop, & Grand Wazoo. Just five minutes of mellow pedalling from Whistler Village lies the tranquil forest network of Lost Lake – home to some of the best mountain bike trails in Whistler. This area provides a plethora of trails in the forest with…