Whistler resort, known in the arly 1900s as Alta Lake, started out as a summertime
fishing destination, and skiing followed
a few decades later. However, not long
after the resort was born, it became a
destination for all kinds of adventure.
Endless expanses of forested mountains
provide world-class opportunities for
outdoor recreation, whether you prefer
a simple hike or the intense rush of
Ten years ago, Whistler Traveller’s first-
ever issue included a roundup of Whistler’s
10 Must-Do Adventures. Many of the
activities we highlighted then have
remained popular choices for locals and
visitors alike, but some of the classic “must
dos” have been updated or expanded upon
with new opportunities for outdoor fun.
While Whistler has no shortage of thrills
for adrenaline junkies, plenty of great
activities are accessible to just about
anyone. If bungee jumping or driving an
ATV through the backcountry is a bit too
much for you, you might prefer to take
a bear viewing tour, go for a casual float
down the River of Golden Dreams or
take a ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola.
With so many choices, Whistler Traveller
presents our updated 10 Must-Do list,
helping you get out and experience all that
Whistler has to offer.
STORY BY STEVE FISHER
IMAGES BY JOERN ROHDE