Free from the crowds of the summer and the sub-zero temperatures of winter, Banff in spring is a great time of year to experience the Canadian Rockies coming to life. As the threat of winter recedes, the snow on the valley floor gives way to the first tastes of greenery and the glacial lakes reveal …
No matter the season, you’re bound to work up an appetite after a day exploring everything Whistler has to offer. Thankfully, Whistler features the breadth and depth of restaurant offerings that you’d expect from a world-class ski and mountain destination. Whether you’re looking for a quick refuel before heading back out into the mountains, or a relaxing dinner to wind down at the end of a big day, we’ve got you covered with the best places to eat in Whistler.
Mount Rohr is a great single day ski tour located in the Duffey Lake area. Featuring epic views that change with every ridgeline you gain, the Mount Rohr ski tour is a very enjoyable adventure for intermediate backcountry skiers. From tree skiing, to boulder fields, to alpine meadows and approachable chutes, Mount Rohr offers something for everyone and for all conditions.
If you’ve been to a ski resort at any point in the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard of Black Crows. The Chamonix-based ski manufacturer has exploded in popularity over the past few years, and their colorful, geometric graphics are hard to miss. So why is everyone making the switch? Let’s review Black Crows Skis, some of their best models, and what the company is all about.
Gin Peak is a moderate length single day ski tour located in Callaghan Country. It is accessible from Whistler Olympic Park, which is just a short drive from Whistler proper.
Its location, terrain offering, and medium difficulty make it a popular destination for intermediate backcountry skiers, snowshoers, and splitboarders. On a weekend day in the winter you can expect to find many people making the climb up to Gin Peak.