The Wonder Reels


Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 11:45

Storm chasing. It's a labour of love for Whistler Blackcomb avalanche forecaster Tony Sittlinger. This story follows Tony and the Blackcomb patrol on their early morning ritual, readying the mountains for the rest of us while we're snug in our beds.Whistler Mountain NOW OPEN! Blackcomb Mountain opening November 28, 2013.Watch more Wonder Reels Season 2 episodes:
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:07

A chairlift shared by a foursome of skiers and snowboarders on Blackcomb Mountain's new Crystal Ridge Express leads to a friendly wager for waffles at the Crystal Hut. We get treated to a romp through Crystal Zone while the last one to the bottom buys waffles back at the top. Whistler Blackcomb official opening day - November 28, 2013.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:09

As October's rains finally give way to November's storms, and the mountains reveal their first dustings of white, a palpable anticipation begins. Skiing and snowboarding's faithful start a ritualistic foreplay that culminates in the un-matched celebration of another opening day.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:00

Here's a sampling of our second season of chasing wonder. Get a taste of that elusive state that emerges when a spectacular place and a special moment collide. Be warned, you will be left wanting more, we aren't calling it a teaser for nothing.Whistler Blackcomb Official Opening Day - November 28, 2013.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 17:35

AIRSPACE - that wondrous place between the safety of solid ground and the breathtaking exhilaration of the ether. Sherpa's Cinema introduces us to Whistler Blackcomb's Nintendo Terrain Parks, the athletes that grace its features and the groms on the road to greatness.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 17:55

There are those who will argue that bigger isn't always better. Most of them haven't experienced all of 8171 acres, 5280 vertical feet, and 200+ trails, that is Whistler Blackcomb's in-bounds terrain.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 10:11

The Peak to Peak is le piece de resistance of Whistler Blackcomb's ski lift infrastructure. It allows riders to cover absolutlely ludicrous amounts of ground in a single day on the two mountains. Here's Switchback Entertainment telling its story.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 23:43

Powder is a commodity. It's rareness is what makes it valuable. Those in the know, know, the moment must be embraced. And the powder stashes are the place.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Monday, November 19, 2012 - 16:50

Whistler Blackcomb's Opening Day tradition is a kind of candy festival - the soft grey light of morning is skittled-through with bright new gear and buzzing skiers and riders, amped by the prospect of making that first turn in 6 months. Some are Opening Day regulars, some are cutting school, some are here for their first time. But when the gate drops, and the gondola starts to load, they are all...
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 09:42

Push the boundaries. A hunger for new wonders, new vistas and new challenges fuelled trailblazing big mountain ski legend Eric Pehota, who pushed the boundaries to explore Whistler Blackcomb's high alpine terrain. Now inbounds and accessible for all adventurous spirits, Pehota now revisits his old stomping grounds with his sons, Logan and Dalton, two of Canada's hottest upcoming freeskiers.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:53

Snow. Our common obsession. It covers our steep craggy terrain and rounds out the sharp edges to make Whistler Blackcomb rideable like nowhere else on earth. This is the story of how we are transformed every winter, told through the distinct visual artistry of Sherpas Cinema. This is the snowboard version....check the ski version here:
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Authored by otherdataadmin on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 10:31

Wonder. Is it a place or a state of mind?Are there places on the planet where wonder concentrates? Where it gathers, amasses, pools, comes in the night by the dumpload to bury yesterday's tracks? Or is it just a state of mind, a way of looking, a filter through which you see the world, wherever you may be?
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