SURE, WHISTLER MIGHT BE FAMOUS the world over for its skiing, but more people every year are discovering that summer recreation in the resort is also second-to-none. From hiking and mountain biking to fishing, golfing and just about everything else under the sun, there's no place like Whistler for a summer getaway. For those who just can't fathom coming to Whistler and not skiing, you can do that in the summer here too.


When the snow melts off Whistler's slopes and the valley turns from white to green, locals and visitors alike put away the skis and break out the sticks to enjoy the array of world-class golf courses in the Sea to Sky corridor. read more

Mountain Biking

When the Olympic flame came to town, the honour of lighting the Whistler cauldron was given to a 17-year-old student, and the decision was widely endorsed. Why? Because Tyler Allison has earned so many first-place finishes on the Canada Cup cross-country mountain bike tour that he is a serious contender to represent Canada at the 2012 London Summer Games. read more


When the snow melts and freezing levels rise, summer adventurers come out to play and Whistler's defrosted peaks serve up a summer season of hiking that is truly medal-worthy. read more

Lakes & Rivers

When the sun shines and the snow melts in Whistler, it's time to grab a paddle and hit the water. Whether it's floating down the River of Golden Dreams or paddling through whitewater, Whistler has something for everyone. read more

Summer Skiing

When the sun is shining, the barbecues are cranked up and the lake waters are warm, you can experience both summer and winter on the same day. An excursion to the Horstman Glacier allows you to simultaneously enjoy the sun and get your ski fix. read more

Peak 2 Peak

Thanks to the addition of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, which opened in December 2008, visitors can now easily and quickly shuttle between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains while enjoying spectacular 360-degree views at the same time. read more

Family Fun

Whistler offers such a mind-boggling array of thrilling adventures and one-of-a-kind activities that practically every moment your family spends in the resort is bound to be memorable in one way or another. read more


Just a scenic 20-minute drive north of Whistler is where you'll find the picturesque and pastoral community of Pemberton. Featuring a pioneer, wild west feel, and offering a variety of restaurants, shops, stores and galleries, Pemberton is a town with a unique personality all its own. read more