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'Rejoicing in Whistler' this week as the resort opened a week early. 2m of snow at summit made for happy riders. What else is new in the Canadian resort? NEW




The Whistler Peak Suspension Bridge

It spans 130m crossing high above Whistler Bowl.

As you can imagine, there are incredible 360° views of the mountains.

There is a multi-tiered viewing platform and a walkway out from the rock outcrop called West Ridge.

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The Whistler Sliding Centre

Another early start, the centre's earliest start into winter since the Olympic season in 2010.

 opening its doors to the world's best athletes to Whistler on their way to the Olympic Winter Games.

From 16 December, bobsleigh and skeleton will be open to the public to experience a thrill on the same track that hosted the spots in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Visitors can fly down the track that spans 1,450 metres, reaching speeds of up to 80km per hour.

The cost per person - $179

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Whisky Jack's Umbrella Bar

The apres bar at the Roundhouse Lodge overlooks Whistler Village.

The heated patio has a collapsible roof so you can enjoy it come snow or bluebird-day shine. 

More on that snow and North America resort news here:

'Unleash your inner lumberjack'

Throw axes in Whistler this winter.

The Forged Axe Throwing centre in Function Junction and Cougar Mountain Axe Throwing in the depths of the forest are here to serve you.

For both lumberjack first timers and those experienced of you...

Prices start at $20 at Cougar Mountain Axe Throwing for a 20 minute session and $35 for one hour at Forged Axe Throwing.

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Throughout winter, Superfly Ziplines will be running late-night full moon tours.

Departing at 9pm and costing $149 per adult it is a real star gazing op in remote backcountry.

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