Whistler, Canada offers year round adventures. Although it’s probably known more as a winter destination with some of the best skiing and snowboarding in North America, Whistler has been thawing out, exposing its natural beauty and getting ready for summer activities.
There is plenty to do in this untamed wilderness. Whistler has about 70 black bears in residence and a bear viewing tour will bring you into their habitat that they share with other wildlife like marmots and grouse. Fly fishing for stealhead, trout and salmon is a relaxing way to connect with nature. There are several hiking trails on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains where you can be exposed to the wild beauty of Western Hemlock forests and alpine meadows.
For those seeking faster paced activities there is mountain biking. From Whistler Mountain Bike Park to cross-country biking the mountain biker will be thrilled at the terrain this area has to offer in off road adrenaline. Fly through the air via ziplining, walk along glaciers in the middle of summer and climb Via Ferrata to the summit of Whistler and its stunning views. Bungee jump 160 feet above the Cheakamus River or take advantage of the snow melt and enjoy the thrill of white water rafting on the Cheakamus, Elaho, Green and Squamish rivers.
The summer activities seem to be endless here. It truly is a mecca for the adventurous.