5 Reasons to Visit Whistler This Winter

Everyone has their own reason to visit Whistler, whether it's skiing, snowboarding, fresh air, family fun or crazy nightlife. With all the new snow that has arrived in Whistler, we can't wait to see you this season. Of course, with all that fresh powder waiting, we don't expect to see you very much! Here are five Whistler events that we love.

TELUS Winter Classic - Jan 28 - 29, 2011

  • Telus Winter Classic

    Ski with the pros
  • Classic Whistler apres
  • Wine Tasting
  • Auctions
  • Live entertainment
  • Mountain Top Gala

Full details for the 2011 TELUS Winter Classic can be found at the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation website.

Appleton Rum Peak to Valley Race - Feb 4 - 5, 2011

  • Appleton Rum

    4 person teams
  • Ski from Whistler Saddle to Dusty's
  • 180 gates
  • 1443 metre vertical drop
  • Helmets are mandatory (new)

Check out this Peak to Valley fan video we found on YouTube.

Fire and Ice7 Eleven Fire and Ice - Every Sunday at 6:30pm

  • Whistler village
  • Fire spinners
  • Ring of fire
  • Ski jumps
  • Snowboard tricks

Rio Tinto Alcan Whistler Cup - April 8 - 10, 2011

  • Whistler CupThree day competition
  • International event
  • Largest North American ski race
  • Features the best upcoming youth skiers from all over the world!

Information about news, volunteers, photos, video and history can be found at WhistlerCup.com

TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival - April 15 - 24, 2010

  • Telus World Ski and Snowboard FestivalSeriously awesome skiing and snowboarding events
  • Fashion shows
  • Films and photography
  • Live music
  • 'Party in April, Sleep till May' - festival motto

For 15 years, the TELUS Ski and Snowboard Festival has turned Whistler into the epic party that no one wants to miss.

What Brings YOU To Whistler?

These are the 5 big events that our guests talk about. Feel free to share your experiences with us.


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