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Forged Axe Throwing, Now at Cougar Mountain.

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Forged Axe Throwing are setting up a 2 lane mobile axe throwing hall at Cougar Mountain this summer!

Forged Axe Throwing at Cougar Mountain

Learn to throw an axe while on site at Cougar mountain with Forged! During these action packed 20 minute sessions you will learn how to throw an axe safely, hit those bullseyes, and how to compete in the sport of axe throwing. Anyone over 10 years old is welcome to participate in this truly unique experience that will have you competing against your friends in no time.

Starting Thursday, July 20th 2017 Forged will be at Cougar Mountain daily. $20 a session (around 20 minutes.)

For more details on Forged Axe Throwing >> forgedaxe.ca

#TakeMeToWhistler – Photo Contest.

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This summer, win an unforgettable trip to Whistler with The Adventure Group & Four Seasons Resort Whistler.
Submit your adventure photo* for a chance to win a Whistler summer vacation.

Grand prize includes (for 2 people):

1 Night’s stay at Four Seasons Resort Whistler
Choice of 2 of 4 activities from The Adventure Group, Whistler:

  1. Superfly Ziplines
  2. RZR Tours
  3. Treetop Adventure Course
  4. Whitewater Rafting

To enter, it’s easy:
1. Like The Adventure Group Whistler & Four Seasons Resort Whistler on Facebook.
2. Submit your photo here: 1.shortstack.com/9jRdn0

*Adventure photo guidelines: No R-Rated content in photos, these photos will be rejected and do not count as an entry. Photos must be taken outside doing adventurous activities to be entered into the contest.

Terms & conditions here.
Winner announced August 14th, 2017.

Top 10 Family Friendly Activities in Whistler.

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Summer Concert Series

1. Summer Concert Series

Grab your picnic blanket for another spectacular season of free outdoor concerts in Whistler Olympic Plaza. Enjoy the sweet sounds of classical music to chilled out beats and local folk bands at this family friendly event. The program runs from July through to September.

Treetop Adventure Course

2. Treetop Adventure Course

Get ready to play on this incredibly unique aerial tree course! With over 70 elements ranging from mild to wild, it’s the perfect adventure to share with the whole family. Tours are departing daily, every 30 minutes from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Whistler Farmers' Market

3. Whistler Farmers’ Market

Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Famers’ Market runs Sundays 11:00am – 4:00pm. Local artists, craftspeople and farmers display their trades. Keep your kids entertained with the Adventure Zone, kettle corn, kids’ clothes, toys, candy, face painting and more.

Whitewater Rafting

4. Whitewater Rafting

The wide variety of Whistler Whitewater Rafting tours offered by Wedge Rafting, Whistlers original rafting company, is meant to provide the perfect challenge and adventure for your group. We offer tours between Classes 1 and 4 rapids. In the presence of an experienced professional raft guide you will venture onto one of Whistler’s pristine rivers with the confidence it takes to rip through the wild waters.

Peak 2 Peak Gondola

5. PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Experience 11 minutes of 360 views. Ride the Guinness Book of World Records-holder for the longest and highest lift, connecting the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. For a sensory overload, check out the variety of alpine wildflowers which can be spotted on both mountains during bloom periods.

River of Golden Dreams

6. Whistler Eco Tours – River of Golden Dreams

Take a gentle paddle down The River of Golden Dreams and experience lush, old growth forest and wildflower-lined banks, as well as stunning snow-capped mountain vistas. Choose between a canoe or single or double kayak for this family friendly activity.

Bike Tour

7. Arbutus Routes – Whistler’s Valley Trail Biking

Experience Whistler from a new perspective with the whole family. Explore more than 40km of trails pedaling through the valley by bike! From Green Lake to Cheakamus, there are easy paved trails for riders of all ages and abilities. Arbutus Routes offer Family and Valley Trail bike hire starting at $30.

Lost Lake Park

8. Lost Lake Park

Spend the warm summer days on a beautiful beach by a cool, clear mountain lake. Within 15 minutes walking distance from Whistler Village, Lost Lake beach features a swimming area, docks, barbecue stands, washrooms, picnic tables, a kid’s area and a concession stand for some delicious summer treats! `

Family Adventure Zone

9. Family Adventure Zone

The Adventure Zone at the base of Blackcomb Mountain is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained. Jam packed with fun activities such as mini-golf, climbing walls, mini-luge, bungee trampoline and many more! Open 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday – Thursday and 10:00am – 8:00pm Friday and Saturday.

Superfly Ziplines

10. Superfly Ziplines

Feel free as a bird, as you fly through the forest on an exhilarating high wire adventure. Superfly Ziplines unique system allows two guests to ride side-by-side, each on their own cable making it an incredible scenic experience for the whole family. Tours depart daily, every 30 minutes from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

Cheakamus River Rafting Open.

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On Friday, June 30th, the Cheakamus River rafting adventure opens for the season.
This mild rafting adventure is perfect for those craving a scenic tour. Bounce along these Class 1-2 rapids in stride on this river rafting adventure.
Light paddling as a team will further propel you down this gorgeous water route. Perfect for a family with younger children or even grandparents, this adventure appeals to a very diverse range of people who are seeking a Whistler rafting experience all their own!

See what it’s all about with the Cheakamus River rafting video.

Elaho Squamish River Rafting Open.

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Be among the first to enjoy the spring melt, and battle the true power of nature on the Elaho-Squamish River – opening this Friday, June 9th.

Brace yourself for exhilarating rapids of class 3 and 4, and let the adrenaline pump as you paddle through the Paradise Valley taking in the wilderness of the Coast Mountains. The tour includes over 3 hours on the water as well as a river snack and a tasty BBQ after your tour at the Cheakamus Centre.

Excited to get out there? Watch our Elaho-Squamish River rafting video here.

Treetop Adventure Course Open.

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Longer days, warmer sunshine, lack of crowds and an array of activities to choose from at The Adventure Group. Summer is coming!

Challenge yourself this weekend on the Treetop Adventure Course, opening Saturday, May 20th. Discover natures playground, suspended 60 feet above the forest floor. Scramble around a challenging series of wobbly crossings and obstacles, swing through trees and climb nets to the tree tops.

Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll get up to; watch the video.

The perfect adventure to share with family and friends for only $59/Adult and $29/Child.

Contact us to book.

Introducing the Treetop Season Pass.

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You’re one step away from unlimited access to Whistler’s only Treetop Adventure Course.

Introducing the Treetop Adventure Season Pass. For $99 get unlimited access to the Treetop Adventure Course at Cougar Mountain all summer long, plus 20% off for any additional guests that join you.

For less than the cost of two visits, challenge yourself and interact with Whistler’s backcountry. Featuring over 70 different obstacles from rope swings to balance beams that reach heights of up to 60 feet above the forest floor.

    Passholder Benefits:

      Unlimited access to the Treetop Adventure Course for the whole summer season.
      20% off for additional guests travelling with the passholder.
      20% off The Adventure Group, Superfly Ziplines & Wedge Rafting retail merchandise.
      10% off additional activities booked with The Adventure Group, Superfly Ziplines or Wedge Rafting.
    Conditions:

      Valid May 2017 – October 2017.
      No blackout dates.
      Non-transferrable.
      Must bring photo-ID to collect pass and book onto Treetop Adventure Course.
      20% discount for additional guests cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts incl. twilight pricing.
      Must book onto an existing tour.

Sign Up: Contact our team on 604 932 0647 or email [email protected].

Buckle Up – RZR Tours Open.

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RZR Tours Open This Weekend!

We’ve had an incredibly generous winter in Whistler this year, receiving a whopping 42.5 feet of snow!

Our operations team have been battling snow and plowing the trails since late April to get them open for us early season enthusiasts! Thanks to their hard work, we can now look forward to the RZR Tours official opening on Saturday, May 13th.

Tell me more…
Fire up your RZR engine and be first on the trails laying fresh tracks in Whistler’s rugged backcountry. Multiple tours run daily that will have you exploring our natural paradise, riding side-by-side, ripping through the mud without a care.

For more details and to catch a sneak peak of our RZR’s in action click here.

It’s time to embrace the first glimpses of summer!

Superfly Ziplines & Coast Mountain Photography.

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Take a little piece of adrenaline action home with you!

It’s not everyday you get to be a bird, soaring through the air on the world’s most spectacular ziplines… This summer, we’re thrilled to have Coast Mountain Photography on-board to snap your incredible moments on Superfly Ziplines.

Their core team includes 15 full-time, year-round staff. Few photographic services have the size or depth of Coast Mountain Photography, and we are excited to welcome them to Cougar Mountain.

Professional photographer’s will be stationed throughout the course to capture you in full adrenaline mode reaching speeds of 100km hour!

Don’t forget to smile for the camera as you zipline two of Canada’s longest lines – over a kilometre long and 600 feet high, while taking in spectacular views of Whistler’s mountain wilderness!

Photographs will be available to view and purchase after your tour at our basecamp, so you can relive your adventure again and again…

Find out more about Superfly Ziplines.