GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE has a fresh new name as we get ready to celebrate the 23rd annual Gay Lesbian Ski/Snowboard week at the award-winning Whistler Blackcomb mountains. Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, January 24 – 31, 2015 is a celebration of diversity both on and off the slopes at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is more than just a gay ski week, it is an 8-day festival that combines Sports, Culinary, Wellness and spectacular Social and Cultural events.

Imagine over 3,000 gay men and women from 26 nations coming together to explore the incredible 8,176 acres (3308 hectares) of pure skiing and riding bliss with some runs boasting a spectacular thigh burning vertical mile, the biggest and longest in North America. Fresh mountain air without a lot of Altitude or Attitude. The village of Whistler is just at 2,000 feet (607 meters) and the Alpine peaks hover at 7,250 feet (2210 meters). An annual snow fall in excess of 33 feet (10 meters) makes for some sensational turns with the Whistler Pride volunteer ski guides leading you through the massive terrain. Travel writers and guests from around the world regularly refer to Whistler Pride as the friendliest on the planet.

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The charming European inspired pedestrian village makes getting around easy to experience activities for Non Skiers & Riders or for those that need a break. Whistler offers an abundance of activities from inner tube sliding, dog sledding, snowmobile tours, bungee jumping, to flying through the forest like a Jedi Knight on one of the Zipline courses. There are hundreds of spa and body treatments to be had, wellness programs, culinary experiences, art galleries and abundant people watching opportunities throughout the resort.

The festival offers a robust programming schedule that includes daily Après Ski (Happy Hour) social events, early evening programming like Comedy Shows, and late night parties like the themed Cowboy Party to genre specific parties for the Bears, Lesbians and Circuit Boys. Something for everyone. The only thing that is missing is you! Reserve your stay by August 31st and you can save up to 43% on your stay. Book online or call 1.866.787.1966

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GayWhistler.com is a year-round promoter of Whistler to the gay and lesbian community and produces and promotes GayWhistler ski week, WinterPRIDE every year. Alpenglow Productions Corporation (APC) is a gay and lesbian travel and event company creating gay-welcoming destinations and events at partner resorts. The GayWhistler/Alpenglow Team, in partnership, is dedicated to bringing alternative vacation options to the gay and lesbian community worldwide.

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