Whistler is not only known for it’s extreme winter activities but also for it’s breathtaking and thrill seeking summers. People from around the world set trail for the gorgeous alpines that are sprinkled with an array of vividly colored wildflowers and cascading glaciers that nestle themselves between mountain tops. No matter where you set your focus, there are endless picture perfect memories waiting to drive your senses wild. This beautiful tapestry of natural landscape has something for everyone and here are just a few events and ideas that will definitely spark your need to experience a supernatural getaway.
When the snow recedes the mountains remain awake and dust begins to fly out from under t. Whistler is a proud resort town geared to entertain and one of their biggest summer events is Crankworx.Many all star athletes show off their death defying skills taunting you with a test of metal. This annual event will inspire any experience level to dare their boundaries and fears by bombing down some of the gnarliest of hills. August 9-18 will blow you off your seat and is a local event that is a must.
On your mark get set go! Competition enthusiast tie up your gear and get ready to fulfill your dream in high altitude, filling your lungs with clean glacier air. Whistler sets the stage for multiple high profile races including the inaugural Ironman Canada event. This sold out competition will be it’s first year in the mountains and is expected to be one of the biggest gathering the 2010 Winter Olympics. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this huge event bound to bring exhilarating excitement to all who live and visit this August in Whistler BC.
Embracing the natural wonders around you in this resort town is just a step out your front door. The Peak to Peak Gondola allows one to experience a 360 degree view from the longest free span between two points at a height of 1,430 feet in the air. This unbelievable ride opens your eyes to breathtaking power of the mountain scape and is recommended during any stay. The Valley Trail weaves along some of the most magnificent glacier fed lakes you will ever dip your feet into and leave you with a memory that will last a lifetime.
The village is an international delight with shops, hotels and restaurants being the icing on the cake. The village delivers some of the hottest fashions in the market today with local and international brand names to bring home with you. Whistler is known for some of the best hotels and rental properties in North America giving everyone and anyone a chance to decide on what best suits their vacation needs. Rooms with a view is what this resort town does best that goes nicely with a warm mug of coffee or a relaxing glass of wine. Any foodie will find a piece of heaven at one of the village’s many high end restaurants. Locally harvested produce from the farms in Pemberton often find their way onto the plates of some of the finest and internationally renowned fine dining.
This place has it all for the extreme action packed to the ones in search of rest and relaxation Rest assured when in search for the best vacation ,Whistler has your back.