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A week full of snow!

Everyone is loving the sudden influx of snow on the mountain andin the village, even the dogs! It’s certainly brought a sense of joy to the air, and what couldbe better for the American Thanksgiving weekend? I know I’m certainly thankful for all the snow we’ve been gettingfor Opening week.  In fact, nearly 160 cm/63 inches, or for those not in the mood todo mental calculations – over 5 feet of snow, has fallen in thepast week.  Every day has been a powder day! And today was no exception. With 25 cms falling overnight, and awhole ton of people in town, …Read More

Official Opening Day

And with that, the start of the 2012-13 season has officiallybegun! Five days after Whistler side opened (and 5 feet of fresh snow inbetween), Blackcomb side opened up its Gondola doors to the public,and let us play in its bountiful snowy goodness!Conditions today were stellar, and filled with a whole bunch offresh fresh fresh snow! So much so, that riding it took number 1 priority, andunfortunately, the camera paid the price for that. However, I’m lucky to have some friends who enjoy taking pictureswhile they’re up, and let me use them!Enjoy a tease of what this winter will be bringing …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 1 – Opening Eve

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 1 – Opening EveOn the 1st day of Opening Day, my truelove gave to me….pure, utter, unadulterated excitement!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!With Whistler Mountain opening early, the buzz around the villagehas been electrifying. Add in a whole bunch of fresh snow, and allof the locals are absolutely giddy!Blackcomb Mountain is still scheduled to open TOMORROW, Thursday,November 22nd.Let’s round …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 2 – Heli Skiing

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 2 – Heli SkiingOn the 2nd day of Opening Day, my truelove gave to me….Powder, Helicopters, Powder, Open Bowls, Powder,Untouched terrain. Oh, and did I mention Powder?!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!With Whistler Mountain opening early, the buzz around the villagehas been electrifying. Add in a whole bunch of fresh snow, and allof the locals are absolutely giddy!Blackcomb Mountain …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 3 – Whistler Tasting Tours

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 3 – Whistler Tasting ToursOn the 3rd day of Opening Day, my truelove gave to me….a little taste of Whistler!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!With Whistler Mountain opening early, the buzz around the villagehas been electrifying. Add in a whole bunch of fresh snow, and allof the locals are absolutely giddy!Blackcomb Mountain is still scheduled to open this Thursday,November …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 4 – Cat Skiing

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 4 – Cat SkiingOn the 4th day of Opening Day, my truelove gave to me….untouched goodies, and a private cat to getthere!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!With Whistler Mountain opening early, the buzz around the villagehas been electrifying. Add in a whole bunch of fresh snow, and allof the locals are absolutely giddy!Blackcomb Mountain is still scheduled to open …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 5 – Unofficial Official Opening Day

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 5 – Unofficial Official Opening DayOn the 5th day of Opening day, my truelove gave to me….an early opening!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!We’re less than a week away to the “Official” Opening Day.However, the unofficial “Official” Opening Day is TODAY (SaturdayNov. 17th). The Whistler Alpine will be open, and you can bet yourbottom dollar you will see nothing …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 6 – Fresh Tracks

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 6 – Fresh TracksOn the 6th day of Opening day, my truelove gave to me….an early morning, food and fresh snow!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!We’re less than a week away to the “Official” Opening Day.However, the unofficial “Official” Opening Day is TOMORROW(Saturday Nov. 17th). The Whistler Alpine will be open, and you canbet your bottom dollar you will …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 7 – Heli Sight Seeing tours

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 7 – Heli Sight Seeing toursOn the 7th day of Opening day, my truelove gave to me….a helicopter, and sense of adventure!As Whistler and Whistlerites gear upfor the start of another amazing season, in the 16 days leading upto Opening Day, I’m going to give you 16 different ideas of someawesome things to do this winter season!NUMBER 7:Helicopter Sight Seeing tours Ever want to see what hundreds of miles of mountains looklike? So if you’re not the type of person who gets thrills out of skiingin remote places, only accessed …Read More

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 8 – Dog Sledding

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 8 – Dog SleddingOn the 8th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….atruly Canadian experience! As Whistler and Whistlerites gear up for the start of anotheramazing season, in the 16 days leading up to Opening Day, I’m goingto give you 16 different ideas of some awesome things to do thiswinter season!NUMBER 8:Dogsledding tours! Mush mush mush your way across the land with some of THE mostenergetic dogs you’ll ever meet!Why not try an activity that dates back nearly 4,000 years?Researchers hint that life in Northern Canada …Read More

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