1 Skiing or snowboarding down the seemingly endless mountainsides.
2 Cold beer on a heated outdoor patio.
3 Shopping for souvenirs in the pedestrian-only village.
4 All the exciting events and festivals throughout the winter.
5 The oh-so-hilarious tees from Cows, which include delightful movie-title puns such as “Dairy Potter” and “Indiana Moo.”
6 Heading out on a dogsled adventure—wearing goggles, of course. Mush!
7 Partying every night and snowboarding every morning.
8 Beautiful Whistler photography by local artists Blake Jorgenson and Mark Richards.
9 Learning to sabre a bottle of Champagne inside Bearfoot Bistro’s 20,000-bottle wine cellar.
10 All the nominees and winners of our annual Where to Shop Awards.
11 Frolicking in fresh powder.
12 Treating our chapped, windburned faces to a luxurious facial at one of Whistler’s spas.
13 The clean, fresh air.
14 Zooming down the mountainside at the Coca-Cola Tube Park.
15 Warming up with a true Canadian delicacy: a piping-hot pastry from Beavertails.
16 Catching a ride from Whistler to Blackcomb Mountain on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola.
17 Top-notch regional cuisine at one of Whistler’s many restaurants.
18 Skiing the trails at Whistler Olympic Park.
19 Leaving the tots with a babysitter and heading out for a romantic night on the town.
20 Après ski. Nothing beats curling up by a fire after a day on the slopes.