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20 May 2019
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Summer Activities

Father’s Day is coming up on June 16, so don’t let it catch you by surprise. Treat Dad to a weekend of family memories in Whistler with all his favorite activities (and people)! After all, the best memories are made with experiences, not tacky ties or new socks.

Summer hiking in Whistler

Outdoor Adventures for Dad in Whistler

Get the ole’ ticker thumping with a Whistler Whitewater Rafting trip on the Green, Lower Cheakamus, Elaho and Squamish rivers. There’s plenty of tours, offering Class 2 to Class 3-4 rapids.

Blackcomb Mountain offers an impressive network of hiking trails, with peak season from June to September. Many of the trails are easy and moderately challenging, and provide extraordinary views of the alpine scenery. Find the trailhead by taking the Blackcomb Gondola from the Upper Village. If you’re staying in Whistler Village, it’s a short, scenic 10-minute walk.

Want a great way to bond with the adrenaline-junkie dad? See the mountains from a quad bike on an adventurous ATV tour. Tours take riders up Whistler or Blackcomb mountains, along old logging roads and across various terrains. From the Easy Rider to the Mountain Explorer, take a tour that fits your experience level.

Championship Golf in Whistler

Slow things down with 18 holes on one of Whistler’s four premier, championship golf courses, each designed by one of the world’s top designers. Play a round at Big Sky Golf Club just a short drive north of Whistler at the foot of Mount Currie. Nature dictates the course at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club at Blackcomb Mountain, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. The Nicklaus North Golf Course, located between Green Lake and the River of Golden Dreams, was designed by none other than Jack Nicklaus. Whistler Golf Club, designed by legend Arnold Palmer, offers playable golf with amazing greens and incredible views.

Reel In A Big One!

Whistler is perfect for year-round fishing, with an abundance of rivers, alpine lakes and hidden fishing holes. Hook up with a Whistler fishing guide who can help you find the fish. Or, bring your fly rod and wade along a shoreline. June to August is perfect for Chinook. Just get ready to hear those fishing tales for years to come.

Whether Dad likes to ride the rapids, hike the trails or cast a line, Whistler offers plenty of ways to celebrate his special day. Find lodging close to it all with Blackcomb Peaks Accommodations!