The skiing tracks in Whistler are considered the fastest tracks in the world, an attraction that that brings many here. This has also been the reason for many accidents and even a few deaths. Most activities here are completely safe, especially for beginningers, who learn and listen to instructions.
There are wonderful mountains here, Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, connected by a cable car named Peak to Peak. This cable car holds a world recod, for the "Longest and Heighest Unsupported Cable Car in the World."
These two mountains are at the height of more than 2,600 meters each. In the winer visitors come here to ski and snowboard, and in summer many come here for dirt biking. Whistler has a huge skiing area, about 33 square kilometers, and 216 square kilometers of tracks and the great snowpark.
Besides Whistler, the largest in the area and offering the most stores, restaurants and bars, there are areas of Whistler Creek and the Upper Village, closed off to cars that have great trails.
Whistler is located about 2 hours from the city of Vancouver. The drive to its goes through beautiful views and goes along the beachline, on highway 99 called Sea to Sky Highway.
At the center of the town you can find the Garibaldi Lift Company, which is chosen again and again as the best bars here, with the best après-ski in Canada.
If you are looking for different meats, together with good music and quality alcohol, turn to Dusty's Bar & BBQ at the town of Creekside.
There are stories that great and tastly nachos can be found at Merlins, a bar located at the foothill of the Blackcomb Mountain. There is also great live performences and music.