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    Ski haven

    by spadooks Written Feb 14, 2006

    For me, this is one of themost beautiful places in the whole world!!!
    I have been to this place twice already and Im looking forward to a 3rd, 4th, 100th time!!!
    Whistler is a christmas village - everything you see in a snow-filled christmas movie - remember ths gremlins?
    Lot's of stuff to do. Go up the Gondola, take the cable car to the topmost peak. You can ski or just simply stroll (if you can't ski). The cable car going down is breath-taking and the sight is just marvelous. There are lots of souveneir shops and restaurants in the village. A wide choice of hotels too. The natives are quite friendly.
    Highly recommended!

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    Yoga

    by mandeeuk Written Mar 20, 2006

    If you are looking to pick up a yoga class while in Whistler, I'd definitely recommend the Solarice Wellness Centre right at the entrance to the main village. The instructor was very interactive and it was a good class size, not too busy. Plus, the studio is upstairs and has great views and lots of windows. You can pay on a per class basis or buy a group of classes at once.

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    SUPPORT LOCAL TRANSPORT

    by jhorsfield30 Written Oct 22, 2005

    Whilst visiting whistler, I was surprised by local events arranged by newspapers and radio stations in co-operation with local community.

    Events to support the use of public transport, a barbique event at the gonzala at the top of whistler village, the hotdogs were well recieved by all on a partiuculary nice day in early oct, and even though they had then been the last day of events. I put my name down and enjoyed the local cuisine over a portable camper.

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    Whistler & Blackcomb Mountain

    by wiu_steve Updated Dec 8, 2005

    Even if you do not ski, you simply must take a ride in the gondolas up each of the mountains. For CAN$25 each, you can buy a sightseeing ticket to the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler mountain which is just about at elevation 6,000ft. The ride is about 15-20 minutes up to the top. The views once you get there are amazing. Your ticket is valid for 1 day and can also be used to ride the gondola on Blackcomb mountain. During the summer months you can enjoy hiking on the mountains with the same breathtaking views.

    Riding down the gondola at Whistler Mountain
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    Take the gondola up the mountain during the summer

    by Adrijana15 Written Apr 12, 2005

    During the summer months, starting from $25 you can take the gondola up the mountain to do some alpine hiking and/or biking. It is wonderful! very scenic and if you're lucky the locals will take you on a tour to see the bears! Don't forget to bring some warm clothes-it gets chilly up their!!

    Marko on the gondola-don't be deceived he's scared

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    skiing

    by Independent_Traveler Written Apr 13, 2005

    I was looking for a beginners slope. I am a novice, skiiing once every three years. So, every three years, I am a beginner.

    I am used to the "bunny hills" in some ski resorts in Southern Caliofrnia. So when we went to Whistler and took a gondola for the beginner's slope, I was a bit concerned when after several minutes, we were still on the gondola without any sight of where to unload.

    It was a long way down for a gently sloping beginner's slope. It made my knees really tired. But it was a great ride.

    Just to review my turns again, I enrolled in a ski class. My ski instructor is a young lady from Australia, who goes from country to country to teach skiing.

    What a lucky girl, to see the world by using what she likes doing most - skiing.

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    Bear tours

    by Pat&ZoAnn Updated Nov 11, 2003

    This is the reason we came to Whistler. Our guide was renowned bear expert Michael Allen.

    We started at the base of Whistler Mountain just before daybreak, and the guide took us up both Whistler and Blackcomb to areas he knew bears would be feeding. Unfortunately, the bears had mostly finished feeding just before we were there, but we did get up close and personal with a couple of them.

    As well as bears, the view was quite spectacular. Click here to view a short video of BC wildlife, including the bear we saw. May not work with dial-up connection.

    Black bear viewed from the comfort of our vehicle
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    Ski Whistler-Blackcomb

    by scargo Written Dec 26, 2004

    Two trips now to Whistler-Blackcomb. Pre-Christmas trips, both times. 2003 was pretty good conditions. December 14-17, 2004 was not so good. The lower half was ice or mush and hard on skis. I found a few good runs up on top. I think I prefer Blackcomb, for pure, advanced, alpine skiing. But, I have yet to ski powder there in December. (:

    Whistler Valley & mountains from Whistler Saddle
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    Snowboard!

    by InFlames Written Apr 22, 2004

    Got to go to Whistler/Blackcomb!
    Not to miss!
    A lot of ***!
    Banf! Lake Louise!

    Ski, kayak, snowboard, fishing, hunting, canot, Vtt, seadoo, boat!!!! etc!! Hiking! dahh

    There's so much to do there!!

    You gotta go to see it!!

    Huge mountains!

    oh i forgot!!! Mountains bike!

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    The square with mountain background

    by shavy Written Jul 9, 2014

    Mountain Square along the Village were irresistible one wanders the quaint village walkways from a mile high, eventually funneling down to the glistening village. Hugging up to the village’s pristine perimeters are fabulous five star hotels. As well as retail outlets, there are opportunities for adventure tours here as well. The village has everything and after a day's leisure activities visitors can stroll through the pedestrian only streets and shop or browse at the wide variety of shops and specialty stores, boutiques and fine galleries

    There are also variety of distinctive restaurants, cafes, lounges, and nightclubs with patios. There is a strict building code, the large hotels are built in the chateau style and all buildings are built in quarried stone. This gives the overall impression that Whistler Village is much longer established and lends to a European ambiance. The overall mood here is very relaxed and carefree, people are enjoying themselves and this is reflected in the atmosphere

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    Whistler Olympic Village

    by shavy Written Jul 9, 2014

    A stroll through the village reveals a second set of Olympic rings located outside the Brew House and in front of the Olympic plaza these are definitely worth a visit. In 2010 the village is one of two main areas for athletes participating Olympic Winter Games. Visitors are framed by Olympic rings at Whistler Athletes village

    The ring is the icon of 2010 during the Olympic and is favorite for visitors for taking photograph and very tempted for everyone to pose inside the ring. Whistler is now also recognised for its Olympic history and that is remembered through the sculptures and remnants which still exist in Whistler today

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    Wandering at the village

    by shavy Updated Jul 9, 2014

    As I've heard before this trip the design of every buildings are imperative to make a place that is attractive and fun to visitors where there are no cars allow in the village. Whistler Village's pedestrian-friendly architecture raised the bar in resort planning. Luxury town homes which is good to admire and year round resort is ever popular for the abundance of activities on offer here, it's impossible to get bored

    The village is the central area where all the ski-lifts, shops, restaurant and most of the accommodation is located it definitely has the resort-town feel with the stylish short buildings and the pedestrian village stroll. It’s definitely worth to walk around but be aware that most things tend to be more expensive in resort towns like Whistler. The village is not very big and it only takes about 30 minutes to walk from one end of the village stroll to the other when walking at a decent pace

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    Olympic Ski Jumps

    by shavy Updated Jul 9, 2014

    A short drive outside the city center where the ski jumps held during the Olympic games, deep in the heart of the Callaghan Valley a mighty stretch of alpine terrain lies professionally groomed and primed for world class competition. This is like an abandon area a big contrast to the village. This site a little more so than others is destined to leave a legacy for the local community the facility will be accessible to athletes in training, youth recreation programs, and tourist and public admissions

    Not too far from many accommodation Whistler spots, this amazing location is due to host the biathlon, cross-country skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined events at the 2010 Olympic Games each event has their own specific venue customized to for optimal competition

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    The other pair of the ring

    by shavy Updated Jul 9, 2014

    This was another venue for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The Olympic Rings is in front of the Cypress Creek Lodge .This rings is opposite to the other ring in the village which is constantly visited by tourist, due to his location is not very known but during winter time when the ski season open seems almost everyone wants to have a photo. The ring looks like in deserted area I find it beautiful where green everywhere from trees and the black mountain behind it

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    Inuksuk - Symbol of Hope and Friendship

    by shavy Written Jul 9, 2014

    The logo of the 2010 Winter Olympics is a symbol of guidance Inukshuk, meaning in the image of man a rugged vast expanse of wilderness the Inuit people would stack rocks into this human form to create a steadfast guidepost providing direction and hope in an unforgiving environment

    The thin horizontal rock representing the Inukshuk's arms functions as the directional indicator where the longer arm points in the direction one should travel to. Some Inukshuk also have a hole in the middle body rock where if looked through one should see the next Inukshuk to travel to. For the Inuit this would help guide them through the treacherous mountain terrain

    I personally like the emblem it's simple and has cultural significance linked to the country's past. It symbolises cooperation and the human spirit, in my view 2 strong messages that the Olympic games have always promoted

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