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Whistler Zipline

Ziplining must be the best thing next toflying. This is a truly unique experience recommended byall for a fun and exciting family activity.

A Breath-Taking Experience

Safely harnessed to a slope side cable line, glide highabove old-growth forest, rushing creeks and wildlife. Youcan reach speeds over 100 kilometre an hour for an adrenaline rushand an exhilarating experience. The tours will take you on WhistlerMountain and Cougar Mountain for a laugh-out-loud session that alsoprovides education about the Coastal Mountains’ ecology andwildlife. Ziplining is a year-round activity, fun under the summersun and flying over snow covered trees.

Accessible to the Whole Family

This exciting eco-adventure is a family-friendlyactivity. Adults and kids a like will be enjoy afun-filled tour. Perfectly safe and guided by trainedprofessionals, ziplining will take you to soar through the forestlike you never thought possible. It is a perfect familygetaway.

Whistler provides two locations for ziplining. Ziptrek provides tours on Whistler Mountain ina harness, while Skyline on Cougar Mountainallows you to glide on dual ziplines secured in a seat.

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Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011
Time: All Day
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Registration continues for snowboarding events inthe morning.  In the afternoon at the free outdoor concert inthe Skiers Plaza, Whistler’s favourite DJ Mat the Alien will beplaying.

Monster will be hosting the Grand Opening at 8pm.  Thisnight time snowboard contest will be a freestyle snowboard jam likeno other, with a cutting edge music and light show.  At 11pmat the Whistler Conference Centre Monster are hosting the LateShow.   This huge party will feature an awesome lineup.

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World Ski & Snowboard Festival Turns 16

Whistler celebrates snowboarding & skiing

For 10 days, April 15-24, Whistler rocks with the 16thannual TELUS World Ski & Snowboarding Festival. Thebiggest event of its kind, TWSSF brings together Canada’s bestwinter sports with bands and DJs from around the world and artinspired by the sports.

When does the TWSSF start?

The festival gets underway Friday, April 15night with the opening of the State of the Art multi-media artsshow at the Whistler Conference Centre. But the next night,Saturday, April 16, is when things really get going with aspectacular after dark snowboard jam that will leave youbreathless. If you can’t make it for the first weekend, don’tdespair. The weekdays are packed with activities and the TWSFFdoesn’t conclude until the end of the next weekend!

Boarderstyle, Slopestyle & Pipes to spare


The Show: A Snowboarding Eventsees the hardy take on the Mogul Mash on April 17.

For three days, April 17 – 19, the mountainwill belong to boarders as they test their mettle inBoarderstyle/Stylecross events, Dustin Craven’s FUN pipe Jam andthe aforementioned moguls.

On April 20, the skiers move in.

From April 21 – 23, the World Ski Invitationalwill have ranked two plankers from around the world taking part inSlopestyle, Degree Superpipe and Big Air events for a shot at someof the $100,000 in prize money.

TWSSF: It’s music, too

As the mountain winds down for the day, the main stageat the base of the mountain at Skier’s Plaza will rock.The Axe free concert series will be presenting awesome alternativebands every afternoon including Tokyo Police Club, Broken SocialScene and Gogol Bordello. Whistler’s self-proclaimed “Daddy-Os ofthe patios”, The Hairfarmers, will be rocking après at betterpatios in The Village. This year late night party scene belongs toMonster, the energy drink company with events including the TheSh*t Show, The Late Show and The Side Show.

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