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Whistler Blackcomb opens Thursday; operators urge patience and personal responsibility from guests

‘We get open and then we want to stay open,’ says Whistler Blackcomb COO Geoff Buchheister

Whistler Blackcomb's winter reservation system opens to pass holders Friday

Pass holders can lock in up to seven Priority Reservation Days for the core season in advance

Whistler Blackcomb will use reservation system to ski and ride this season

If you want to ski and ride on Whistler Blackcomb, set to open Nov. 26 this season, you will need to make a reservation. “There is no doubt this season will be different but we are committed to what...

Updated: Whistler Blackcomb details June 29 opening plan

Mountain ops go cashless; Fitz, Garbo zones to open in bike park

Whistler Blackcomb operator discusses reopening plan in email to employees

Vail Resorts aims to start up lifts in late June or early July, CEO says

B.C. confirms 95 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 1,948

B.C. has recorded 95 new cases of COVID-19, leaving the province with a total of 1,948 infections and 711 people who are actively fighting the virus.  Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry...

Here’s all the festive winter fun happening in Whistler

Natural snow in the valley or not, Whistler’s winter programming kicks off today (Nov. 30) with the opening of the skating rink at Olympic Plaza. “Come to Whistler Village for a range of activities...

Could electric seaplanes be coming to Vancouver?

Harbour Air has taken a significant step in its goal of creating an electric fleet of seaplanes, but it will likely be several years before any of them carry passengers to and from Vancouver. The...

Tourism Whistler is predicting a slight downturn in international visitors this winter

Tourism Whistler (TW) is predicting a “slight decline” in room-night bookings to the resort this winter due in part to a softening global economy that is impacting a handful of key international...

Getting lost on a bike

Mountain biking? Nay. Touring? Not quite. Hiking? Heck no! Welcome to the world of bikepacking