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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Enter for a chance to WIN an epic Whistler winter experience


Suggested tweet: #Whistler carves into winter with the big #winter contest and #LittleThingsWhistler. Enter for a chance to WIN BIG!


Whistler, B.C. – From high atop snow-covered mountain peaks to the bustling and vibrant valley below, and at all points in between, Whistler delivers winter experiences of epic proportions.

Whistler is big. It’s about big terrain, big snow and big vibe. But you don’t get to be big without the little things.

Beyond the sheer size of Whistler’s on-mountain offering, there is an endless supply of experiences here that each work their magic to create a special connection with the resort. And when you compile all of these little things the end result is an epic winter experience.

Enter now for a chance to win one BIG vacation to the #1 ski resort in North America. The grand prize includes a Whistler vacation worth more than $10,000, featuring:

  • Round-trip airfare from a major city airport to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Round-trip transportation in a private luxury SUV between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler courtesy of VIP Whistler
  • Seven nights’ accommodation courtesy of the Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel
  • Two 3-day lift tickets for the ultimate big mountain experience on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains including access to the Peak 2 Peak Gondola
  • A heart-pounding zipline adventure for two, featuring a monster 2400ft zipline with a 30-storey descent courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours
  • Journey to the quaint and charming Crystal Hut by snowcat for candle-lit fondue dinner for two courtesy of Canadian Wilderness Adventures
  • Private wine tasting for two of British Columbia’s best wines courtesy of Taste Whistler
  • Revisit the 2010 Winter Games with a bobsleigh ride, Biathlon ski and target shooting lesson, cross-country ski/snowshoe rentals and lunch for two at Whistler Olympic Park’s Day Lodge courtesy of Whistler Sport Legacies
  • Relax after a day of skiing with two 90 minute Sensory Deprivation Floats courtesy of West Coast Float
  • Travel along groomed trails through old-growth forests, open meadows, and frozen alpine lakes to vast open ice fields on a full day snowmobile tour for two courtesy of Headline Mountain Holidays
  • Five course tasting menu, champagne sabering and Ketel One Ice Room experience for two at the Bearfoot Bistro

From thrill-seekers to soft-adventure explorers, from the little things to the big things, Whistler delivers guests a truly remarkable winter vacation. Explore Whistler’s not-so-obvious side with Tourism Whistler’s series of The Little Things mini-movies HERE.

Follow @GoWhistler and tag your Whistler images #LittleThingsWhistler for the chance to win an instant prizes.

Save up-to 40 per cent on accommodation when you book before November 15, 2015. From incredible on-mountain activities, to out-of-this-world on-ground options, Whistler brings guests the ultimate winter vacation to suit all tastes. Whistler-based travel consultants at can customize vacation packages, taking care of flights, ground transportation, accommodation and activities. Call 1.800.944.7853 for a no-obligation quote, or visit for more details.


Whistler is Canada's premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.944.7853 and - Whistler's official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.

Media can visit for Whistler facts, media releases, story starters, local personality profiles and access to images and B-roll.

Broadcasters: Whistler now has the capability to take you live with our enhanced fibre network. The significantly expanded network of more than 200 kilometres of fibre optic cabling throughout the resort allows instant transmission of HD signals to any location at any time. Details on how to access, and book the fibre are available on our media site.

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