A Gaper Day at Whistler Blackcomb with the Big Love Ball

This was my very first Gaper Day, and I wanted it to be awesome. So naturally, I hired my incredibly inspiring friend @miraecampbell to create a video for our @GoWhistler social media channels, and boy oh boy, did she ever come through. View this post on Instagram That's all, folks. Gaper Day 2016! Another season…

the best lakes and rivers to explore in Whistler, British Columbia

Sure, Whistler is known for it’s iconic ski hill and winter vibes, but let me tell you – summer is where it is AT. There’s a short shoulder season between Winter and summer that runs through April and May – and it’s really neat because there’s still skiing available in the alpine, but the lakes…

British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast and a slower pace of life

It’s not a far jaunt from Whistler to the Sunshine Coast, but when you’re there, you feel like you’re a world away. The pace of life resembles Island life, and sure – you take a ferry to get there, but you’re actually not on an island at all… You’re just on a secluded section on…

living in Whistler: activities for weekend warriors

You’ve got to love living in a place where you can roll out of bed, stumble your way to the front door and drive a quick few minutes to the base of a world class mountain. Lucky for me, this is how I get to start most of my weekends in winter. The great thing…

hiking the High Note Trail on Whistler mountain in British Columbia

Stretch says: “walking is for peasants.” Stretch is Rob (because he’s so tall), and he also prefers to rip down the mountain at the speed of light on his bike – so I totally get where he comes from on that. Walking feels slow to him, but sometimes, I like to slow down. There’s something…

Levette Lake | squamish

“You’re going to need a 4×4 to get up there”, Bones piped up. “It’s all good, just call me when you arrive, I’ll come down and get you with my truck.” Meanwhile… bones was here, doing this. I mean, let’s be real. Who’s on their phones (aside from taking some epic Instagram photos) when you’re…

Vancouver, BC | an ode to summer sunshine

“BIKE RAVE. BIKE RAVE. BIKE RAVE.” Stef yells as we barrel through the streets of Gastown and the downtown Eastside. We’re dressed like hooligans in neon spandex with glow sticks tied to the spokes of our bikes. For an instant, I wonder “what the heck am I doing?!” …Before I’m overcome with the maddening desire…