Freshen Up Your Summer: Dive into Whistler’s Cool Adventures

Escape to the refreshing mountain paradise of Whistler and embark on an unforgettable summer retreat. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, Whistler offers a perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. Take refreshing dips, make a splash, or try paddleboarding along the water’s edge. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Whistler’s majestic alpine hikes and thrilling biking trails await. Explore scenic routes that wind through lush forests, revealing awe-inspiring vistas at every turn. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or an adventure seeker, Whistler’s captivating summer playground offers endless opportunities for exhilaration and discovery.

Join us as we reveal Whistler’s coolest adventures, where every moment is infused with freshness and excitement. Discover why it’s the ultimate destination for a refreshing summer getaway that will turn your summer moments into lifetime memories.

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Fresh Ascents: Explore Alpine Heights On A Hiking Journey

On this adventure, it’s all about the journey and the destination! Take the Blackcomb Gondola up, a few meters away from Fairmont Chateau Whistler, then experience 360 degrees breathtaking views on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola heading towards Whistler Mountain. Continue with a refreshing Peak Chair ride, feeling the gentle breeze and invigorating scents of the wild. Spice up your starting point for epic alpine hiking by strolling across the Cloudraker Suspension Bridge, located beside the Peak Chair.

Whether you are seeking a leisurely stroll or a more adventurous trek, Whistler Blackcomb hiking trails offers a variety of options. From gentle green walks perfect for all skill levels to thrilling advanced routes that will push your limits, there is something for everyone to relish in the breathtaking scenery and invigorating alpine air.

Insider Tip: Don’t forget to pack a picnic lunch to fuel up along the way. With Portobello’s Alpine Picnic package, you will have everything you need for a mouthwatering feast amidst stunning scenery. Swing by and grab your package while picking up your morning coffee en-route to the gondola.


Fresh Velocity: Embark On A Biking Adventure

Get ready to gear up and embark on an epic biking adventure through Whistler’s renowned trails. Whether you seek the thrill of downhill descents, the tranquility of the valley trail, the speed of road cycling, or the wilderness of enduro rides, be prepared to feel the rush of cool mountain air against your face, refreshing you with every pedal stroke.

Insider tips: For road cycling enthusiasts, make your way to the Sea to Sky Trail, where you will be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the Tantalus Range. Valley trail cruisers can join our Whistler Experience Guides for a scenic bike ride like no other. And for bike park lovers, don’t miss the iconic Top of The World trail, starting at the summit of Whistler Mountain and descending all the way to the bottom.

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So, gather your gear, embrace the velocity, and let the mountain air become your ultimate companion on your ride in Whistler’s natural playground.

Fresh Horizons: Glide Into Serenity With Paddleboarding

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Did you know that Green Lake, is the coldest lake in Whistler? Overlord Glacier is one of many glaciers that feed Fitzsimmons Creek that flows into Green Lake and gives it its wonderful and surreal colour. Prepare for an unforgettable paddleboarding, guided by our knowledgeable Whistler Experience Guides. As you glide across, you will be captivated by the serene ambiance and breathtaking natural surroundings. Paddleboarding on Green Lake is a thrilling and oh-so-refreshing escape, inviting you to dive in and create unforgettable memories of adventure and pure bliss in the heart of Whistler’s natural wonders.

Fresh Perspectives: Soar Above With Heli Sightseeing Excursions

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If you are ready to take your Whistler experience to new heights, consider embarking on a Blackcomb Helicopter Sightseeing tour. Lifting off from the north end of the Whistler Valley, you will rise into the magnificent Coast Mountains. Explore expansive glaciers and mighty peaks as you see Whistler in the best possible way. During BC Experience Tour, the pilot will take you to a mountaintop landing where you will get to breathe in the crisp, fresh mountain air as you take in the awe-inspiring surroundings (weather dependent). During the Heli Picnic Tour, you will land at one of the most beautiful backcountry lakes in our tenure to enjoy your backcountry Portobello picnic.

This exhilarating journey offers an extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of Whistler’s pristine wilderness. It’s a sky-high escape that will take your breath away and add an unforgettable dimension to your Whistler adventure.

Fresh Dip: Take A Splash In The Lake

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Dive into the fun-filled day ahead with a splash-tacular adventure at Lost Lake. Just a few minutes away from the hotel, this invigorating oasis awaits. Our Whistler Experience Guides are ready to take you on a refreshing journey, as you jump off Lost Lake’s log or dock and emerge to breathtaking views of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. It’s not just a splash, it’s an epic entrance to a day filled with adrenaline-pumping excitement and unforgettable memories. Oh, and don’t forget to bring your furry friend along for an extra special date – because splashing around with your pup adds a whole new level of tail-wagging fun!

Fresh Scenery: Breeze-Filled Golf Cart Adventure

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For those seeking a unique way to take in the mountain air, hop aboard our Whistler Experience Guides golf cart outing and embark on a one-hour experience that takes you around this incredible Robert Trent Jones Jr masterpiece at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course. Carved out of the slopes of the Coast Mountain range in British Colombia this masterpiece of golf architecture allows nature to dictate the path without the constraints of commercial influence.

Our local guru’s will guide you through the course, as you revel in the breathtaking views and feel the exhilarating breeze against your face. Let the golf cart speed breeze invigorate your senses as you explore Whistler’s nature and the beautifully designed fairways and rolling greens from a different angle. It’s a one-of-a-kind way to stay fresh in Whistler, where the thrill of the breeze on the golf cart adds an extra dimension to your mountain getaway.

Insider tip: Keep an eye out for bears; they have a fondness for golf flags. Stay bear aware and maintain a safe distance.

So, pack your sense of adventure and prepare to dive into Whistler’s coolest adventures, where the fresh air, thrilling experiences, and natural beauty combine to create an unforgettable summer getaway. Stay longer to Experience Fairmont Moments and you can save up to 25% off our stay. Also, if Whistler is in your BC backyard, you can enjoy special savings for BC residents.

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