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Whistler Grand Opening November 16th, 2015

WHISTLER, BC November 12, 2015 – Whistler Mountain will be opening one week ahead of schedule on Thursday, November 19. The early opening has been made possible thanks to favourable early season conditions, including natural snowfall and prime temperatures for snowmaking. Blackcomb Mountain will open as scheduled on November 26.“Since November 1, we have received 98cm (38.5in) of natural snow as measured at our Pig Alley weather station on Whistler Mountain and we have another 45cm (18in) to 75cm (29.5in) in the forecast at higher elevations over the next few days,” says Doug MacFarlane, Director of Mountain Operations at Whistler …Read More

Coming Soon Whistler’s 2015/16 Grand Opening!

It’s about that time of year! The leaves are falling, the nights are getting shorter, the rains are coming, and soon – it’ll be ski and snowboard season on the slopes of Whistler!We’re happy to share that Whistler’s official grand opening for the 2015/16 season will be on November 26, and we’ll be hosting a wide array of events and activities in celebration. We’re looking forward to another exciting year of ski and snowboarding on our world-class mountain.We’re also happy to share some of the awesome promotions that Aloha Whistler Accommodations is offering this year, including early booking deals of up …Read More

Spring Is In The Air at Whistler

Whistler, B.C. – Spring is in the air at Whistler, with fresh snow in the alpine, longer days, a busy events calendar and plenty of activities to enjoy. Spring brings new energy to the resort with events and activities for everyone. Extended daylight hours mean more time to enjoy it all! With plenty of family-friendly activity options, Whistler is the perfect location for a Spring Break holiday.At this time of year, Whistler offers the best of both worlds; bring your bike for a spin on the paved Valley Trail network but don’t forget your skis and snowboards because there are …Read More

Whistler Blackcomb GoPro Junior Freeski Challenge

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB GOPRO JUNIOR FREESKI CHALLENGE RETURNS MARCH 19-22, 2015WHISTLER, BC March 5, 2015 – The next generation of big mountain freeskiers, ages 12–18, will face off at Whistler Blackcomb March 19 – 22, during the GoPro Junior Freeski Challenge. This International Freeski Skiers’ Association (IFSA) sanctioned event will challenge athletes to make their way down a predetermined run while being judged on skiing style, speed and line choice.“Whistler Blackcomb boasts some of the best big mountain skiing terrain in the world,” says Sebastian Fremont, Whistler Blackcomb’s Events Manager. “We are thrilled to host some of the best up and …Read More

Whistler Blackcomb is Cooking Up Fresh Ideas For Hungry Guest On And Off The Mountains This Winter Season

WHISTLER, BC December 15, 2014 – Ever since Wolfgang Sterr took the reigns as Executive Chef in 2011, things have been different at Whistler Blackcomb. Food and beverage locations on and off the mountains have seen a fundamental shift, with quintessential mountain menu items like pizza and fries being complemented by fresh, healthy and locally-sourced alternatives. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are now easy to find on the mountains and changes like these are only the beginning.“My passion is food and the environment we live in,” says Sterr. “I am fortunate that my job allows me the opportunity to focus …Read More

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Ahead Of Schedule Saturday, November 22

WHISTLER, BC November 18, 2014 – Much to the delight of eager skiers and snowboarders, Whistler Blackcomb will be opening five days ahead of schedule on Saturday, November 22. The decision to kick off the winter season early was made possible after natural snowfall at higher elevations was followed by a streak of below average temperatures, providing prime conditions for snowmaking.“Our snowmaking team has been working hard to take advantage of this early season cold snap in Whistler and has converted over 60 million gallons of water into snow over the past few weeks,” says Doug MacFarlane, Director of Mountain …Read More

Not your average Triathlon!

The month of May is a very interesting time in Whistler. The sun is shining, the temperatures are soaring, the snow is melting, the beaches and golf courses are open, and the mountain bike trails are getting prepared for an opening in the very near future (May 17th, to be exact).With temperatures reaching the 30’s (Mid 80’s for my American friends), it’s not uncommon to see the general population in Whistler wearing shorts, t-shirts and flip-flops, while standing beside a skier or snowboarder who’s fully decked out in gear which looks WAY too warm.(Case in point. PS, retro one-piece suits …Read More

Blake Jorgenson Whistler Gallery

One of my favourite Whistler photographers has released his first set of photos in his Whistler 2013 gallery.A few of my favourites below:(Harmony Chair)(James Heim standing on top of the world….ok, 7th Heaven)(Dana Flahr killing the powder on Blackcomb)To view the entire gallery, click HEREPosted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations, Resort News | PermalinkCommentsNameEmail AddressComment …Read More

A Wonderful Start to the New Year!

Aloha! From Aloha!Now that the Holidays are over and done with, it’s time to get back to that fluffy white gold that keeps us all here.The word “Snowpocalypse” is pretty accurate these days!We’ve now broken the 19-feet of snow mark, and we still haven’t hit out 2 snowiest months yet.This could potentially be one for the record books. So if you’re trying to figure out where to take your vacation this winter, I have a suggestion for you.Why not come check out my backyard?*Photo Taken by Gordy. Much love, from the Aloha Whistler Accommodations, and the Sea To Sky Security …Read More

Book NOW and SAVE BIG!

Do you like saving money?Of course you do!Can I help you save money? Of course I can!How? By booking that vacation you’ve been wanting!How does spending your holidays in Canada’s snowiest Winter Wonderland sound? We’ve already received enough snow the Whistler Blackcomb has Announced an ERALY OPENING of November 16th!And from the looks of the forecast, we’re about to get another major dumping of that white gold right before the holidays “officially” start (wait, isn’t it always Holidays out here in Whistler??)We still have some fantastic Accommodations available over the festive season, and we’d love you to get our here …Read More

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