TELUS Winter Classic (Jan. 20 – 21): The
24th annual TELUS Winter Classic is Whistler
Blackcomb Foundation’s legendary fundraising
event of the season. Join in a fun-filled
weekend of wine, beer and spirit tastings,
gourmet food, ski events and a Mountain Top
Gala. To book your team or purchase event
tickets, call 604-938-7321.
WinterPRIDE 2017 (Jan. 22 – 29): Whistler
is proud to host WinterPRIDE, one of the
biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks
in North America. The LGBT pride week
features a packed events schedule of skiing,
snowboarding, parties, dances, social events
and more. Visit gaywhistler.com
Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard
Snowcross (Jan. 28 – 29 & March 11 – 12):
The Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard
Cross events are recreational competitions
open to participants 9 to 13 years of age.
Amateur skiers and boarders can compete on
the Nintendo Terrain Park Snowcross course in
different divisions. For more information, call
Sigge’s P’ayakentsut Cross Country Ski
Event (Feb. 25): Be at Whistler Olympic Park
at 10:00 am for the Sigge’s P’ayakentsut. This
freestyle loppet on 15-, 30- or 50-km courses
covers old-growth forest and world-class
racing trails. It is the largest loppet in B.C., with
thousands in giveaways and prizes!
The P’ayak Mini, a 5-km loppet for children
aged 5 -12, starts at 1:00 pm. Visit payak.ca.
Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Nationals
(March 31 – April 1): Visit the world-class
facilities at the Whistler Olympic Park and
support national team athletes participating in
World Ski & Snowboard Festival
(April 7 – 16): Don’t miss this legendary
festival, the defining celebration of Whistler’s
mountain culture. It’s a 10-day and night
showcase of the latest progressions in the
skiing and snowboarding world, where even
the arts events are packed full of adrenaline.
The festival combines Canada’s largest free
outdoor concert series with career-making
showdowns of action sports and lifestyle
fashion, photography and film. Visit wssf.com.
GoPro Junior Freeski Challenge (March
16 – 19): This IFSA (International Freeskiers &
Snowboarders Association) event challenges
skiing competitors aged 12 to 18 years old on
big mountain terrain. They are scored based
on style, control, technique, fluidity and line
choice. Visit whistlerblackcomb.com.
BCBSA Provincial Championships
Bobsleigh & Skeleton 2016/2017
(March 18 – 19): Cheer on B.C.’s best
bobsleigh and skeleton athletes as they
compete on the fastest ice track in the
world, the Whistler Sliding Centre. FREE for
For more information, visit whistlertraveller.com/calendar
or whistler.com/events. All events are subject to change.