Western Canada

Fresh Tracks splurge

It’s SO worth splurging on Whistler’s Fresh Tracks program. For $17.25 adult, $12.60 ages 6 to 12, you get to board the Whistler gondola between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m., have a full hot breakfast at the Roundhouse at the gondola summit, then hit the slopes when patrol rings the bell. That gives you about 45 […]

Ski for free at Whistler?

Well, not exactly, but the slopeside Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s Ski for Free package isn’t too shabby, either. On the package, a Fairmont room begins at $259 Canadian, including two daily lift tickets. That’s a decent deal, made even better by the strengthening U.S. dollar. Although a Fairmont room is the hotel standard, it’s well equipped, […]