Whistler News

Be the Early Bird. Get the best worm!

The mountain is opening in 17 days (Nov 22nd), which means theexcitement level around here is building, nearly to the breakingpoint! With over 22 million gallons of water converted into snow, theAlpine is getting primed for the start of another amazingseason.This also means there’s only 10 days left to take advantage of allthe Early Bird specials. Make sure to book your Lift Tickets and Ski/Snowboard Rentalsnow.Give us a call, or email, and let us know what you need,and we’d be thrilled to set everything up for you to make sure thatthis is THE best holiday you spend in Whistler!There’s so …Read More

Whistler Film Fest!

It’s almost time to sit back, relax, and enjoy an endless supplyof movies. Ok, endless may be a loose term. But with over 75movies to choose from, and 5 days to pack it all in, which ones doyou watch?Between November 28th and December 2nd, Whistler will come alivewith Movies. Whistler Film Fest is entering it’s 12th year, andthis year seems to be going above and beyond in terms of how epicsome of these movies will be. The feature program includes anunprecedented 6 World Premieres, 1 North American Premiere, 6Canadian Premieres, 5 English Canadian Premieres, 15 WesternCanadian Premieres, 4 British Columbian Premieres, and …Read More

No. 1 again. And again. And again!

It seems like the never ending accolades keep rolling in!This year Whistler Blackcomb takes another six “Best Overall” winsfrom some of the top ski websites and publications in the world,like SKI Magazine, and Freeskier Magazine. WB has also received another 15 category wins from “Best In SnowBusiness” from the Canadian SkiCouncil to “Best Off-Piste” from Powderhouds.comAs well, SPIKE Marketing out of the UnitedKingdom ranked Whistler Blackcomb as the Highest Rated Resort inthe World for their customer satisfaction and performance or theirso-called Net Promoter Score.SPIKE surveyed 18,000 U.K respondants who ranked WhistlerBlackcomb as THE top resort in the world they would …Read More

How are you getting ready for Winter?

New Freestyle Ski legends Tanner Hall and Sammy Carlson arebeefing up their stock for this winter. And they’re letting us watch.Not going to lie, I’m a little jealous of their trampolinesession!*All filmed with the GoPro Hero3Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Ski News | PermalinkCommentsNameEmail AddressComment …Read More

Countdown is on!

Whistler’s not-so-secret secret stashes are some of the topareas to play in! Whistler Blackcomb has just released Episode 2 of the WonderReels, featuring Spanky’s Ladder (which is one of my favouriteplaces to run to on a pow day).Which place do you run to first when you’re here?Watch The Wonder Reels: Episode 2 – The Pass below!*Photo Credit: Mitch Winton | Coastphoto.comPosted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Resort News, Whistler Ski News | PermalinkCommentsNameEmail AddressComment …Read More

Winter is coming!

For nearly 10 days the temperatures in the Alpine have beenIDEAL for the snowmaking crew! Whistler blackcomb has already pumped out over 20 MILLION GALLONSof snow in their prep to get the mountain open. Here’s a quicksnapshot of some of the action up top!Everyone around the village is getting more and more excited thecloser and closer we get to opening day! When are you coming to play?*Photo coutesy of Mitch Winton | Coastphoto.comPosted on Monday, October 29, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations, Resort News, Whistler Ski News | PermalinkCommentsNameEmail AddressComment …Read More

Save your money, bring the kids!

Whistler Blackcomb will beopening for skiing and riding on November2. Snow has been falling on the tops ofthe mountains over the last few days and the Ski season is not faraway now!Aloha Whistler is pleased toannounce early booking specials for the upcoming winter. These great deals are available for reservations made byNovember 15th.  So book early and save for yournext Whistler ski vacation.Bring the entire family to Whistlerthis year!  Kids 12 years and under ski FREE andrent FREE with the purchase of an adult lift ticket and/oradult rental equipment of equal duration. The start date must bethe same on the adults and …Read More

Rain in the Village, means snow in the Alpine

Our long, long summer seems to finally be coming to an end, andwith it the valley and village have been getting a littlewet. However, there is a marked upside to all this rain. It means onething right now: Snow in the Alpine!Freezing levels are already dropping off to 1,500m (around PigAlley) by the weekend, and with up to 30 cm’s forecasted betweennow and then, you can guarantee all the locals who’ve beensnow-dancing these past few weeks, are finally seeing the fruits oftheir labour pay off!You can even see our snow line creeping down the mountain in thepicture above! Thank ULLR!*Photo …Read More

Whistler Blackcomb is #1

BOOM! According to over 20,000 readers of SKI Magazine, WhistlerBlackcomb has been ranked No. 1 Overall Ski Resort in North Americain their 26th annual survey.We at Aloha Whistler, send out our most sincere congratulations toeveryone across Whistler involved in making this happen!From on-mountain staff, to lodging and restaurant staff, to thevillage hosts, everyone combined make this resort such a vibrant,fun loving resort to be at. And it shows in the results!The President and COO of Whistler Blackcomb himself, Mr. DaveBrownlie had this to say about the honour”It’s an incredible honour to be ranked the No. 1 overallmountain resort by the …Read More

Whistler and Ironman. Not the Tony Stark kind!

It’s official! Whistler will be host to at least the next 5 Ironman CanadaRaces!Put a big circle on your calendar, August 25th, 2013 will be thefirst of Whistler’s newest annual tradition. And what better placeto be? This will certainly turn into one of THE top Ironman stopsalong the circuit, with Whistler’s winding mountain roads, pristinelakes, and stunning mountain views along the wholecourse. There will be tons of events and outdoor activities on the go forcompetitors and spectators alike to kick off our first Ironmancompetition. Stay tuned for more info on that.And it’s never too early to book your summervacation. Why not …Read More

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