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Whistler Taluswood Accommodation

Are you looking for a true ski-in, ski-out Whistlerhome, which offers luxury, mountain views, space andprivacy? Taluswood offers all these amenities and muchmore.  The Taluswood homes are even popular with celebrities,with Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake having chosen to stay inthis secluded yet convenient Whistler mountain location.Taluswood is located above the Creekside village onWhistler Mountain and compromises of a number of luxurymountainside homes. The areas consist of Taluswood Bluffs,Taluswood Heights, Taluswood Lookout, Taluswood Phase 1 andTaluswood Ridge.  These luxury homes all offer superb ski-in,ski-out access.  Taluswood offers one of the best locations inWhistler to watch the sunset. The views of …Read More

Australia Day in Whistler

Tomorrow is Australia day… at least it is inCanada. Today is actually Australia Day in Australia, andif you look carefully you’ll see some die hard Aussie pride beingsported on the hill. Usually in the form of the National flag wornas a cape while snowboarding.Aussie PrideBut be prepared for tomorrow. Expect to seeevery 3rd person wearing blue face paint, with white stars,flag-capes and swimwear in the freezing cold.It’s probably the biggest party of the year inWhistler. Australians are renowned for celebrating theirfreedom… by drinking and partying hard all day long; on and offthe slopes. One of my personal favorite Aussie-day traditions …Read More

March Kids Ski Stay & Eat Free

March is the Perfect Time for a Family Ski VacationThinking about the slopes? Do you dream aboutshredding an ocean of white powder in your dreams? Don’t worry,It’s perfectly natural at this time of year. Sure… skiing can bea drain on the wallet… but it doesn’t have to be.You and your family deserve a break in beautifulWhistler, BC. Especially considering we’ve receivedMORE SNOW than other mountains in North America. Over 17 feetsince opening to be exact.If that’s not enough to entice you… March is FamilyMonth. Annually, Whistler looks after families by offeringa bunch of FREE services for the little ones. Including, …Read More

The Whistler Sabbatical Project

Would you spend one month in Whistler, all expenses paid?Not a hard question to answer for even the most modestoutdoor enthusiast. Seems too good to be true…? Wellthis is exactly what Whistler Blackcomb is offering to luckyindividuals as part of the Whislter SabbaticalProject!Get Involved With The Sabbatical ProjectBy entering, you get a chance to win one month with allexpenses paid in Whistler, BC. Make sure March to Aprilthis year is clear in your calendar!Winners receive airfare, a mountain for the month, ski passes,brand new K2 ski or snowboard gear, one-of-a-kindadventures and all the time you need to relax and enjoyyourself.Enter …Read More

More Snow for Whistler Blackcomb!

Happy Holidays!  Whistler and Blackcomb receivedanother 21cm of new snow over night. That’s 81cm of newsnow in the last week!  More snow is in the forecast forThursday evening and Friday with the freezing level expected tofall back to the village elevation.  Check out these recentimages of Whistler and Blackcomb taken on December27th.Photo credit: Emmanuel Mendes Dos Santos/coastphoto.com -with Jamie Evans, Josh Appleton-Thomas and Michael Jewell atWhistler Blackcomb.Looking for a ski vacation to Whistler in January?January offers some of the best snow conditions inWhistler. This is ‘deep winter’ season, so expect lots ofpowder days.  Contact us about our January specials anddeals.  …Read More

Merry Christmas!

Have a happy and safe holiday season. We lookforward to seeing you in the new year. Merry Christmas fromeveryone at Aloha Whistler.Related ArticlesUpcoming Events In Whistler (33%)Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News | PermalinkCommentsNameEmail AddressComment …Read More

The Holidays in Whistler

Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler! Whistler isan amazing place to spend this special time of year.  Inaddition to world class skiing and riding, Whistler has lots ofevents and festive activities happening.Aloha Whistler has put together a list of must doWhistler activities that the entire family willenjoy.  Many of these Whistler events are free!Outdoor Ice Skating at the Whistler Olympic PlazaThe Whistler Olympic Plaza located across from theMarketplace will be transformed into an outdoor skating rink forthe winter.  Use of the rink is free.  Skaterentals are available for $5 from 11 am to 2pm and 6 pm to 9pm.  The rink …Read More

Whistler Film Festival starts today!

The 11th annual Whistler Film Festival startstoday.  “Prepare for the Unexpected” overthe next 5 days! There will be lots of special guests in Whistlerthis week including comedian and actor Patton Oswalt (Big Fan, TheInformant and Ratatouille, as the voice of Remy). Patton starsopposite Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron in JasonReitman’s darkly funny Young Adult. A special advance screening ofYoung Adult will be shown tonight at the Whistler ConferenceCentre.  Following the screening will be a Spotlight Award forSupporting Performance of the Year to Patton Oswalt.Michael Shannon honoured at Spotlight Tribute & GalaAnother star will be visiting Whistler for thefestival. Actor …Read More

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

When you are visiting Whistler this winter, make sureyou include a trip to the Squamish Lil’watCultural Centre and learn about the local BC FirstNations cultures. The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre inWhistler provides guests the opportunity to experience thedistinctive living cultures of two local First Nations. Whistlerand the surrounding area is home to the Squamish Aboriginal peopleand the Lil’wat Aboriginal people.The Tale of Two NationsThe Squamish Nation territory extends from NorthVancouver up through Squamish to Whistler. The Lil’watNation territory starts in Whistler and extends north throughPemberton to Mount Currie. The traditional territories overlap inWhistler which is the perfect location for the …Read More

Mike Douglas Embedded on Whistler Mountain

MIKE DOUGLAS “EMBEDDED” ON WHISTLER MOUNTAIN FOR SIXDAYS”Godfather of freeskiing” documents behind thescenes opening of Whistler Blackcomb earlyopening.Mike Douglas “The Godfather of Freeskiing,” is currentlyEMBEDDED onWhistler Mountain for six days, documenting the insidestory as Whistler Blackcomb prepares for its early opening.Embedded Mountain-TopArmed with only his camera equipment and wintergear, Douglas is living solo in the patrol hut atop theiconic Peak Chair at 7,160 feet on Whistler Mountain. He’ll beproducing a series of short videos that bring to life the behindthe scenes work that goes into opening a world-class ski area forthe season. Douglas will be EMBEDDED with Whistler Blackcombsnowmakers, groomers, …Read More

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