BUILDING THE NEW HARMONY AND CRYSTAL CHAIRS, Part...
After months of planning and anticipation, hardworking construction crews are deep into work on our new chairlift upgrades at the Harmony and Crystal zones. On the closing date of Whistler Mountain, April 21, work began at Harmony where crews first had to clear of out the metres of the snow to access the bottom terminal of the current Harmony quad chairlift. Clearing the Road at...
The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is Almost... →
Hey Whistler! WSSF starts THIS Friday April 12th. Check out the schedule and get ready to party!
Whistler Local Athlete Mike Riddle Wins The... →
Whistler local athlete and Canadian halfpipe member Mike Riddle took the win and the overall Crystal Globe at the World Cup Finals in Spain last weekend. Riddle will be back in Whistler in April to compete for another title at home in the AFP Championships for Halfpipe. Congrats Mike!
Tignes X Games 2013 Real Ski Backcountry
Whistler local Sean Pettit is in the running for the first Real Ski Backcountry video contest premiering at the X Games 2013 in Tignes, France. Check out the amazing edits (many filmed right here in our backyard) and show our WB shredder Sean some support!
Mammoth, Snowbird, Whistler join Mountain... →
Up until today, Mountain Collective passholders were able to ski at Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows. Starting today, the collective has added three new resorts: Mammoth Mountain, Snowbird and Whistler/Blackcomb.
The Mountain Collective Adds Three New Partners... →
Mammoth Mountain, Snowbird and Whistler Blackcomb join Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows for Mountain Collective Pass.
The Mountain Collective adds Mammoth, Snowbird and... →
The Mountain Collective has just announced the addition of three more premium resorts to add to its already impressive roster of iconic ski destinations. The addition of Mammoth, CA, Snowbird, UT and Whistler, BC brings the total number of free ski days to 12—two days at each of the six destinations—for jut $349. After you use your free days at each resort, additional tickets are available for...
Best ski pass ever? →
Buckle your ski boots friends, here is an amazing alpine offering. Imagine a ski pass that pools together six of the best independent ski resorts in North America - for $349? The Mountain Collective Pass for 2013-14, which debuted Tuesday at 1 p.m., gives downhill skiers and riders access to Alta/Snowbird, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Whistler/Blackcomb...
Mammoth, Whistler partner with four others for... →
Mammoth Mountain in California, Snowbird in Utah and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada join the lineup for Mountain Collective’s 2013-14 pass that offers two days of skiing or riding at each resort.
Classic Whistler Blackcomb Side Country Lines by... →
Mike Douglas shares his favorite side country lines with a bit of Whistler history in Freeskier magazine. Definitely worth the read.
Jeremy Jones' FURTHER and The Dream Factory →
Two new films from Teton Gravity Research to check out this weekend: Jeremy Jones’ FURTHER and The Dream Factory.
ELEVATION from the Whistler Mountain Bike Park →
The final video from the Elements of Perfection series drops today, September 24.
Ashleigh McIvor Inducted into BC Sports Hall of... →
Whistler’s own Olympic ski cross gold medallist, Ashleigh McIvor was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame this week.
Sarah Burke Inducted into the Canadian Olympic... →
Sarah Burke was remembered by those who loved her the most and honoured for her contribution to skiing this week when she was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame.
Life Behind Bars: Jitters at the Red Bull Joyride →
This episode of Life Behind Bars takes us to the Mecca of mountain biking and Brandon Semenuk’s hometown of Whistler, BC for the legendary Red Bull Joyride slopestyle competition.
QUIKSILVER SNOWBOARDING // team montage →
New edit from our friends at Quiksilver Snowboarding ft. Whistler Blackcomb athlete, Matt Belzile.
What Were You Doing at 8 Years Old? →
Jackson Goldstone Leads Tyler McCaul Down Dirt Merchant in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
RideMonkey Rediscovers The Magic Of Riding... →
Sometimes when you work in the industry you forget how much fun it is to just ride. The guys at RideMonkey did just that, left the cameras at home, and took some time to rediscover their love for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
Globe & Mail Captures Video From Top Of The World... →
The Globe & Mail captured their Top Of The World trail experience in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Here’s the video.
FreeHub Magazine Explores Top Of The World →
Colin Wiseman and Brandon Watts of FreeHub Magazine check out the new Top Of The World trail in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
Newschoolers Send Off To Momentum Camps →
One last update from Newschoolers on the biggest ski-only summer camp in the world.
Girls Week At Momentum →
Every summer Momentum Ski Camps holds a week-long session dedicated to female skiers called Girls Week, and this year they saw their numbers double from the previous year’s participation of 20 to 40+ girls in attendance.
Momentum Session 3 →
Session 3 of Momentum wrapped up a few days ago in beautiful Whistler, BC, and much like the previous week, it was suns out, guns out, with nothing but smiles, sunshine and scorching temperatures on Blackcomb Mountain.
Camp of Champions Session 3 →
Session 3 of Camp of Champions is in the books, and it was truly one for the ages…
20 Tricks with Mark Sollors →
VIDEO: 20 Mark Sollors Tricks on the Glacier w/ Camp of Champions.
Momentum Session 2 →
What another amazing session it was at Momentum! Session 2 saw a few more coaches added to the roster, including Tom Wallisch, Gus Kenworthy, Mikael Kingsbury, Rory Bushfield, Paul ‘B-Paul’ Bergeron, Riley Leboe, and Phil Marquis…
Face Time: James "Woodsy" Woods →
British freeskier James Woods had a breakout year in 2011, when he scored a bronze medal in Slopestyle at Winter X Games Tignes. Now he’s up on the Horstman Glacier coaching for Momentum Ski Camps….
Newschoolers: Momentum Session 2 Recap →
Last week saw the second session of both Momentum and Camp of Champions take place under endless bluebird skies, and when I say endless, I mean it…
How did you get that sweet job? →
Jeff Schmuck, managing editor of Newschoolers.com, talks about how he scored his dream job in the ski industry.
New BBQ Benchmarks →
Only one season greets you with druel-inducing aromas and immediately spikes the sale of beer and condiments. It is BBQ season! Thanks to Whistler Blackcomb, I was able to heighten my celebration of summer solstice to new elevations
Sean Pettit Recaps His Season →
Whistler-based pro skier Sean Pettit looks back on his season.
Growing Up In Whistler →
Local shredders Ian Morrison and Finn Finestone show what it’s like to grow up with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park in your backyard.
Day 3 of the O'Neill Experience at Whistler... →
he sport swapping continues on day three of the O’Neill Experience, as snowboard legend Jeremy Jones starts the day with a skateboarding session outside the team house in Whistler…
Momentum Ski Camps: Session 1 Recap →
SESSION 1, 2012 is in the history booksand what a great week!Marked by the top coaches teaching some amazing campers in the best park in Whistler!
Industry Profile: Writer Natalie Langmann →
Whistler-based writer, Natalie Langmann talks about life in the snowboard industry.
Powder Magazine Q&A With pro big mtn skier Ian... →
A little question answer session with Ian Mac to see what he’s up to this summer.
Miss Snow It All Loves Our Viral Videos →
It all began with the charming XXS video by Switchback Entertainment in 2011 that took a tilt shift perspective on Whistler and then this year Voleurz’ “Shit Skiers Say” hit the spot. Check out Miss Snow It All’s viral roundup in the Sydney Morning Herald (AUS).
When I realized every person working at Whistler...
Garbo Is A Go - Photos on Whistlerisawesome.com →
Great little photo post captured by Erik Mauer.
Crankworx Whistler Announces Concert Series →
The Bud Light Crankworx Concert Series will drop free concerts on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11. On Friday Young Empires open for Arkells and on Saturday Jets Overhead open for Said The Whale. All concerts start at 8pm, take place at Whistler Olympic Plaza and are free!
Killer Kai's FootyFiend Edit →
Rail packed edit from the terrain parks.
Shayboarder Back In Bike Park →
Our favourite shredding fembot was back to take in more Whistler Mountain Bike Park action. Check out the blog and photos here detailing Shay’s progression.
Powder Magazine Features Momentum's Spirit Of... →
On Monday, Momentum Camps announced the first winner of the Spirit of Sarah scholarship. A panel of judges, including Sarahs parents and Rory Bushfield, picked 16-year-old Emma Stevens, from Nova Scotia, as the first recipient.
Flowy Edit From Whistler Mountain Bike Park →
Chromag Bikes’ riders Reece and Mark had a flowy day in the park. Check out their edit on Pinkbike.com.
Whistler Photographer Bryn Hughes Featured In... →
Bryn is a senior photographer at Freeskier and his photographs have been showcased around the world in numerous publications and utilized for copious advertising campaigns. Freeskier Magazine interviewed this Whistler photographer, read the interview here.
Sarah Burke To Be Inducted Into Canadian Olympic... →
All that Sarah worked for for and sought to achieve is being honoured with her induction into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame. Freeskier.com reports on this legendary and much missed skier’s induction into the Canadian Olympic Hall Of Fame under the category “Builder.”
O'Neill Experience at Camp Of Champions →
The ONeill Experience, is an exclusive behind-the-scenes video and photo series featuring some of the best snow athletes in the world, both on and off the mountain. This Summers Experience will follow the entire ONeill Snow team as they prep for the upcoming season, while interacting with one another and Camp of Champions attendees in Whistler, British Columbia.
Crankworx Featured As A Top 10 Summer Festival →
Outside Magazine picks Crankworx Whistler as one of the top summer festivals happening in the USA & Canada this summer!
Where To Ski This Summer (Here, of course) →
Urban Daddy put out a list of the places to find snow in the hot summer months.
Sarah Burke Tribute in ESPN Magazine →
A tribute fitting of such a beautiful person who we will all miss so much. This story about freeski athlete Sarah Burke appears in the June 11 Women in Sports issue of ESPN The Magazine.