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Summer Adventures – All Activities Open!

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Summer Adventures: All Activities Open!

The sun’s out and the snow has gone, that only means one thing…summer is on! And so are the adventures.

Green River Rafting is in Full Swing.
The Green River opened in May with bustling waters. Early season rafting is the best time to get out, higher water levels make for an adrenaline filled adventure. The Green River is perfect for first timers or those on a family adventure with a combination of fun bouncy rapids and picturesque scenery, a tour that can easily fit into a busy schedule.

Rates start at, $99.99/Adult & $79.99/Child, daily departures happen at 9am, 12pm and 3pm.

The Mighty Elaho-Squamish River Tour Opened June 15.
This iconic adventure provides thrill-seekers with the challenges of two of BC’s biggest rivers, paddle the exhilarating class 3-4 rapids of the Elaho before flowing into the Squamish River where you will enjoy waterfalls, glaciers and forests with a true backcountry feel. This full day adventure includes a locally sourced BBQ lunch after your tour as well as free professional photos.

Rates start as, $199.99/Adult & $179.99/Child, departures daily at 8:30am.

For a sneak preview of rafting and to book click here.

Buckle Up with a RZR Tour
Fire up your RZR engine and get the ultimate adventure through  Whistler’s rugged backcountry. All tours are open including the early bird Alpine Sunrise, a 2.5 hours trip (1.75 hours ride time) departing at 8:30am – $229.99/2-seater and$329.99/4-seater.

The Wilderness Tour, a 2 hour trip (1.25 hours ride time) departs multiple times during the day, 9am, 11am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4.30pm and 6pm – $229.99/2-seater and $329.99/4-seaterThis tour will have you exploring our natural paradise, riding side-by-side, ripping through the mud without a care.

The signature BC Tour offers a longer tour later in the day, a 2.5 hours trip (1.75 hours ride time) departing at 10:30am and 2:30pm – $259.99/2-seater and $359.99/4-seater.

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

Challenge Yourself on the Treetop Adventure
The Treetop Adventure is a high ropes course like no other with over 70 different obstacles from rope swings to balance beams that reach heights of up to 60 feet above the forest floor. Rise to the challenge and experience the canopy from an elevated perspective.

Full course rates start at $59.99/Person. Kids course $39.99/Person and tour depart every hour from 9am – 5pm.

For more details and to see the course click here.

Superfly Ziplines Open All Year Round
Be a bird for the day 365 days a year, Superfly Ziplines has swapped its winter wonderland for breathtaking views of the old growth forest. Four side-by-side ziplines located in stunning mountain wilderness, our tour features a newly engineered and revolutionary braking system. Highlighted by two of Canada’s longest ziplines at over a kilometre long, 200m high and reaching speeds of 100km/hour all in the comfort of our unique harness system. Sit back, relax and enjoy the flight.

Rates start at $129.99/Adult & $109.99/Child, tours depart every hour from 9am to 7pm.

Check out where you could be flying or to book click here.

All our tours above are available as combos which give you double the fun, with huge savings. Call to book – 1 855 824 9955

Vallea Lumina back in its Second Year
The breathtaking lights of Vallea Lumina are back transporting you to another world after launching last summer. Vallea Lumina take guests on a multimedia night walk in search of a hidden valley that’s filled with unexpected enchantment. The 1.5km trail takes you through the ancient forest, between the trees and in the shadow of the mountains, toward a place filled with beauty and proof that the legends of Whistler are true.

Rates start at $39.99/Adult & $34.99/Youth(6 – 15 years old) & FREE /Kids (5 years old & under). Showtimes nightly, at sundown. Every 20 minutes.

See more information on this magical evening excursion click here. 

The Legendary Whitewater Rodeo is Back – June 18

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Iconic Whistler businesses come together to make the Whitewater Rodeo 2019 a force for good.

The Whitewater Rodeo is Whistler’s favourite locals’ sell-out summer party, with 300 locals and VIPs rafting the Green River with Wedge Rafting, delicious après and kicking on at a bumpin’ after-party at Whistler’s newest event space, The Hanger. This will be its 22nd year

The Adventure Group (TAG), Wedge Rafting, GibbonsGood Fortune Collective, The Hangar and Forged Axe Throwing have pooled their expertise and experience to plan a fun-filled, feel-good event for locals to kick off the summer in style. They have joined forces to make this long-standing event a force for good.

Once again, 100% of ticket sales will be donated to Zero Ceiling, funding their programs for young people who have experienced homelessness from the Sea to Sky corridor.

Every year, the Work 2 Live program supports eight young people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness from Vancouver, the Sea to Sky corridor and the lower mainland. The program offers full-time employment in the outdoor tourism industry, as well as supportive housing, life skills, one-to-one support and plenty of mountain adventure. Through the program, participants learn new skills, gain experience and become part of a community, and are empowered to live healthy, autonomous lives.

A full day adventure

A summer party like no other, the Whitewater Rodeo packs in:

  • A class three whitewater rafting race and games on the Green River
  • Free après at Longhorn’s
  • Exclusive after-party at The Hangar
  • Whistler’s best costume competition
  • Epic prizes for the rodeo champions and best-dressed team

New for 2019: Rodeo like a VIP.

VIP teams get the ultimate Rodeo Experience. There’s an exclusive reception at Forged Axe to kick your night off in style. VIP treatment all day. And Ultimate VIPs even get access to the Scandinave Spa for the perfect post-rodeo recovery. Check out the full VIP packages and sign up today.

The legendary locals party returns Tuesday June 18, 2019.

Check out www.zeroceiling.org/whitewater-rodeo to find out more.

To buy tickets click here

CONTACT: Call 604 962 5000 or info@zeroceiling.org

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Zero Ceiling Work 2 Live: Kehews Story

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The Adventure Group proudly supports Zero Ceiling’s Whistler adventure-based learning program, Work 2 Live. Every year, the Work 2 Live program supports eight young people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness from Vancouver, the Sea to Sky corridor and the lower mainland. The program offers full-time employment in the outdoor tourism industry, as well as supportive housing, life skills, one-to-one support and plenty of mountain adventure. Through the program, participants learn new skills, gain experience and become part of a community, and are empowered to live healthy, autonomous lives.

Kehew graduated from the program in 2017 after working as a lift operator for Whistler Blackcomb and as a Superfly Ziplines guide.

Hear from Kehew herself about how the Work 2 Live program helped to change her life:

Kehew - Superfly Ziplines Guide

Every year, The Adventure Group together with other local businesses puts on the legendary Whitewater Rodeo, a fun-filled, feel-good event for locals to kick off the summer in style. 100% of all the ticket sales are donated to Zero Ceiling’s programs including Work 2 Live.

Tickets for this year’s Whitewater Rodeo with be available from mid-April here.

To donate to Zero Ceiling, click here

50% off for Local Staff Parties this Fall.

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Adventure is the best reward – 50% off for local staff parties this fall.

It’s been a long summer of working hard so reward your team with a staff party full of adventure with The Adventure Group. We’re offering 50% off the following activities:

Vallea Lumina. Regular Rate: $29 /Adult – Staff Party Rate: $14.50 /Adult
Superfly Ziplines. Regular Rate: $149 /Adult – Staff Party Rate: $74.50 /Adult
2 Hour RZR Tours. Regular Rate: $229 /RZR – Staff Party Rate: $114.50 /RZR. *RZRs can hold 2 people.
Treetop Adventure Course. Regular Rate: $69 /Adult – Staff Party Rate: $34.50 /Adult
Wedge Rafting Green River. Regular Rate: $119 /Adult – Staff Party Rate: $59.50 /Adult. *Water level dependant.

To enquire or to book contact Luke Snyder: 604 932 0647 or luke@tagwhistler.com.

Valid for Monday – Friday reservations only. Reservation dates must be after September 4th 2018.

Mid-Summer Heatwave Remedies.

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It’s the middle of summer and the temperatures are soaring. Here’s our 5 best ways to cool down on those 30°C days.

Whitewater Rafting

1. 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 all on glacial fed rivers. 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.

River of Golden Dreams

2. 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.

Superfly Ziplines

3. Superfly Ziplines

The air is cooler up here! 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.

Lost Lake Park

4. 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!

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.

21st Whitewater Rodeo Goes Back to its Roots.

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Iconic Whistler businesses come together to make the Whitewater Rodeo 2018 a force for good.

The Whitewater Rodeo is a legendary Whistler event, with 300 locals and VIPs rafting the Green River with Wedge Rafting and kicking on at a bumpin’ after-party at Cougar Mountain. This will be its 21st year.

The Adventure Group (TAG), Wedge Rafting, Gibbons, and Good Fortune Collective have pooled their expertise and experience to plan a fun-filled, feel-good event for locals to kick off the summer in style. They have joined forces to make this long-standing event a force for good.

Once again, 100% of ticket sales will be donated to Zero Ceiling, funding their programs for young people who have experienced homelessness from the Sea to Sky corridor and Vancouver.

Zero Ceiling’s Work 2 Live program provides housing, employment, support and outdoor adventure for young people who have experienced homelessness from the Sea to Sky and Vancouver. All have faced significant challenges in their lives: many have been in government care, experienced poverty, unstable housing, and disruption in their lives. They’re looking for stability and opportunity, and that’s what the Work 2 Live program provides.

“Our incredible community is what makes Whistler such a powerful place to base our Work 2 Live program,” said Chris Wrightson, Co-executive Director of Zero Ceiling.

That’s also what inspired Joey Houssian, owner of TAG, to donate the rodeo ticket sales to Zero Ceiling last year. “We know the Whitewater Rodeo has always been a favourite among locals, and leveraging their enthusiasm to support Zero Ceiling just makes sense,” said Houssian. “The community spirit that the Rodeo embodies is the same spirit that makes Zero Ceiling’s programs so effective, so we’re glad we can bring a real benefit to these young people through the event.”

Joey Gibbons, owner of Gibbons Whistler was also keen to come on board, and use Gibbons’ decades of experience planning the best parties and events in Whistler to support Zero Ceiling. “We were really excited to come on board. It’s a fantastic cause and one that’s close to our hearts as a long-time local business. We understand how hard these young people are working to transform their lives, and it’s great to be a part of that.”

“We’re humbled by the time, effort and resources all our partner organizations have put into the Whitewater Rodeo,” said Chris Wrightson, Co-executive Director of Zero Ceiling. “The funding raised from this event will make a huge difference to the young people in our programs. We’re only a small charity, so we’re thrilled that these iconic Whistler businesses have come together to transform this long-time locals’ event into such a great fundraiser for Zero Ceiling.”

The Whitewater Rodeo 2018 is taking place on Wednesday June 20th. Check out www.zeroceiling.org/whitewater-rodeo to find out more.

CONTACT: Chris Wrightson, Zero Ceiling, 604 966 4304, chris@zeroceiling.org

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Whitewater Rodeo – June 20th, 2018.

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Whitewater Rodeo – June 20th 2018

It’s that time of year again Whistlerites! Time for the local adventurers to band together to have a bit of fun, make fools of themselves, compete for some awesome prizes and do a little rafting along the way.
Last year was a huge success being the 20th anniversaries for both Wedge Whitewater Rafting Rodeo and our good local friends at Zero Ceiling, and this year we’re going back to our roots.

That’s right, the epic whitewater rafting race will be followed by the legendary, exclusive after party on Cougar Mountain. It’s back, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Celebrate the start of summer with the very best adventure and après Whistler has to offer.

The Rodeo is legendary and so are Zero Ceiling and together we are going to make this the best day and night of the summer. Come join us on June 20th and rock out to what will be the best and most legendary rodeo yet. Here are the deets:

Wednesday, June 20th

– Choose between 9am, 10am, 1pm, or 3pm start time (please note you may not get your requested start time, depending on demand)
– You must arrive 15 minutes before your chosen start time
– Each crew must have six members, including at least two men and two women
– You must pay for six spots (ie. a full boat) on registration to secure your boat (crew names can be changed after booking for no extra fee)
– Every participant must sign a release of liability waiver to take part in white water rafting
– Participants must be aged 19 and over
– Transport will be provided to and from the Green River and Cougar Mountain

Rodeo & After Party Includes:

– A class three whitewater rafting adventure down the Green River
– Raft games and competitions…and of course, prizes for the best paddlers on the river
– Free après (burgers and beers) at Longhorn’s
– Exclusive after party on Cougar Mountain with an open bar
– Great tunes from local legends Skiitour
– Costume competition…the standards are pretty high, so get planning now!
– A little teaser of the action from a few years ago: https://vimeo.com/26343210

EARLY BIRD TICKETS SOLD OUT! Don’t worry, there’s plenty more boats left at only $109 per person, so grab your crew now – must have everyone’s payment to complete your registration!

All proceeds of the event go to Zero Ceiling to help tackle homelessness by providing housing, employment, support and outdoor adventure! Thanks to The Adventure Group, Wedge Whitewater Rafting, Gibbons and Good Fortune Collective for this incredibly generous donation!
For more info, call Wedge Rafting at (604) 932 7171 or email: info@wedgerafting.com
Spaces go quickly so don’t delay – it’s the longest running event and the hottest party in town! Please like our page for the most up-to-date info and please share with your friends!

Buy tickets here!

For more info, call Wedge Rafting at (604) 932 7171 or email: info@wedgerafting.com

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Summer Adventures – Green River & RZR Open!

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Summer Adventures: Green River Rafting and RZR Tours Open!

The sun’s out and the snow is melting, that only means one thing…summer is coming! And so are the adventures.

Green River Rafting is in Full Swing.
The Green River opened last weekend with bustling waters. Early season rafting is the best time to get out, higher water levels make for an adrenaline filled adventure.

Early season rates are a steal at, $99/Adult & $79/Child from now until May 17th. Daily departures happen at 9am, 12pm and 3pm.
For a sneak preview and to book click here.

Stay tuned for updates on the Cheakamus and the Elaho-Squamish River tours later in the summer!

Buckle Up – RZR Tours Open This Weekend
We’ve had an incredibly generous winter in Whistler this year, receiving a whopping 40.6 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 this weekend Saturday, May 12th.

Tell me more…
Fire up your RZR engine and be first on the trails laying fresh tracks in Whistler’s rugged backcountry.
Until more of the snow melts, we will be offering a shortened 1.5 hour round trip (45 minutes ride time) beginner tour at the discounted rate of $189/2-seater and $269/4-seater. Stay tuned as very soon we will be running tours 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!

Give the Gift of Adventure this Christmas.

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Looking for last minute gift ideas for the adventure lover in your family?

This Christmas give your loved ones memories of a fantastic adventure in Whistler.
Up until December 25th, buy a $100 gift card for $90.

Gift cards valid for any activity:

*Hard-copy and digital gift cards available.

For more information or to purchase a gift card, give our reservations team a call on 604 932 0647 or email info@tagwhistler.com.

Whistler Village Beer Festival.

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The 5th Whistler Village Beer Festival is this weekend, Sept 13-17 2017.

Beer in the mountains – it just feels right. 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of the Whistler Village Beer Festival. In celebration, all Saturday Main Event tickets grant festival-goers access to the grounds on BOTH Saturday and Sunday.
The main event happens on Saturday & Sunday at the Whistler Olympic Plaza, there will be 60 breweries to choose from, live music and food on site. In addition check out other WVBF events happening from Weds, Sept 13th on here.

As one of Whistler Beer Fest’s activity sponsors, enjoy 25% off Flex Pass tickets with the code TAG. Ticket link here.

We’ll be at the festival all weekend, offering high-fives and discounted rates for WVBF ticket holders. See you there!