Whistler Pride and Ski Festival January 23-31, 2016 Event Calendar

Jan
23
Mon
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 23 @ 9:45 am – Jan 27 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

Jan
24
Tue
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 24 @ 9:45 am – Jan 28 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

Charity Ski Race @ Blackcomb Mountain
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

10:00AM – 11:30AM Charity Ski Race – BLACKCOMB

Whistler Pride Charity Ski Race benefiting Safe N Sound Squamish LGBTShow us your sweet skiing or boarding moves as you zoom down the GMC Race Course on Blackcomb to help raise money for this extra special charity Safe n Sound Squamish. Safe n Sound’s mission is To celebrate and honour lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer + citizens, their families and allies, through awareness, education, visibility and resources.”

Racers make a donation – $5 recommended (cash only)
No race experience necessary
Skiers or snowboarders
Grand Prize Winner is determined by coming closest to guessing your time.  There will be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners.  There will also be a prize for fastest and slowest racers.
You will not be able to see times, but there will be a time reference
You can run as many times as you would like.
Prizes include:
1st Place – Surefoot Custom ski boot insoles $260 Value
2nd Place – 2x SuperFly Zipline Tours $238 Value
3rd Place –Holland America Bath robe $150 Value
Fastest Time –  Gift Certificate from Hy’s Steakhouse $50 value
Slowest Time – Gift Certificate from Crêpe Montagne $25 value
Jan
25
Wed
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 25 @ 9:45 am – Jan 29 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

Jan
26
Thu
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 26 @ 9:45 am – Jan 30 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

Jan
27
Fri
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 27 @ 9:45 am – Jan 31 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

7th Annual Pride Ski Parade @ Mid Station - Whistler Village Gondola - Olympic Run
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

7th Annual Pride Ski Parade

6th Annual Pride Ski Parade at Whistler Pride on Whistler BlackcombJoin us in this free public event of celebrating diversity on and off the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb

Location: Starts at Whistler Mountain Mid Station at Olympic Run to the Skiers’ Plaza at the base of the GLC and then march through the village to the Whistler Olympic Plaza.
Details: Whistler’s 7th annual Pride Ski + March will begin at 3:30 as skiers hoist aloft the larger-than-life Pride flag while slaloming down the mountain to the village where they will join the crowd of village pedestrians to then march through the village to end at the Whistler Olympic Plaza. The classic Après T-Dance tops off the afternoon post march.

Get dressed up, wave your flag, create some noise and most of all have fun!

Please note: If you are planning to ski down with the Pride Flag we suggest you assemble at Mid Station around 3:00PM.Whistler Pride Ski Parade Are you Ready

The Whistler Pride Parade began in 2010 during the Olympic Winter Games. A group of LGBT sports activists lead by Dean Nelson, Ken Coolen and Mark Tewksbury marched from the Pride House located at the Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre to the Whistler Olympic Media House, located at the Maurice Young Millennium Place. Dean Nelson along with his LGBT sports activists (Jennifer Birch-Jones, Caryl Dolinko, and Mark Tewksbury) held a press conference condemning the homophobic remarks made against Olympic figure skater, Johnny Weir.

Join us in celebrating the 6th Annual Pride Ski Parade at Whistler Pride! The birthplace of the Olympic Pride House movement.

WhistlerPride 25 Ski Guide and Parade

Jan
28
Sat
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 28 @ 9:45 am – Feb 1 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America’s largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

Pam Ann makes a Snow Landing at Whistler Pride are you ready?

Calendar Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Your detailed event listing for all of the events during the 24th annual festival. Join us in Whistler as we celebrate diversity on and off the slopes.

The Host Hotel: Aava Whistler Hotel

Preferred Hotel: ResortQuest Whistler – largest selection of rooms in Whistler from Studios to six bedroom townhouses

Associtate Hotels: Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Westin Resort and Spa, Evolution Whistler

For reservations call 1.866.787.1966
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