9 Outdoor Things To Do In Whistler On Thanksgiving Weekend

1. Earn your dinner by taking a fall hike

Summit Lodge Instameet Oct 3rd 2015

Suggested hikes: The Expeditioners Top 3 Fall Hikes In Whistler For All Abilities

2. Celebrate 50 years of Whistler Blackcomb at the Going Beyond movie premier

 

Watch the trailer: Official trailer: Whistler Blackcomb documentary celebrates 50 years of going beyond

Buy tickets to the premier on Oct 10: artswhistler.com/events/whistler-blackcomb-and-telus-present-50-years-of-going-beyond-the-movie

 

3. Drench yourself in nature by visiting 5 of our all-time favourite waterfalls

Brandywine Falls

Direction to our favourite waterfalls: Top 5 must-visit waterfalls on your next trip to Whistler

4. Land a deal on new winter gear at the Turkey Sale

Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

If you do one thing to get ready for the upcoming season, make sure you stop into the Turkey Sale. The Legendary Turkey Sale, where you can shop for the top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment under one roof, at huge pre season savings!

Friday Oct 9th: Locals, season pass holders, Edge Card holders

Saturday Oct 10th – Monday Oct 12th: Public access for everyone

More information about the Turkey Sale: whistlerblackcomb.com/whistler-blackcomb-turkey-sale

5. Go wildlife spotting one last time before the gondola closes for summer

Whisky jack on our hand at the Summit Lodge Instameet at Harmony Lake Whistler

Photo taken on the trail to Harmony Lake at our Summit Lodge Instameet on Oct 3rd, 2015

Related post: Things to do in Whistler: Come to our first Instameet it’s going to be awesome

Marmot on Blackcomb mountain

Related post and suggested spots: Why Blackcomb alpine walk is the best place to see marmots in Whistler & how to get there

Related post: Wildlife of British Columbia: 13 species to look out for this summer

6. Go 4×4 off-roading to a hidden lake in the Callaghan valley

On the shores of madeley lake whistler

Directions to the lake: Whistler fall hikes: Madley Lake Photo Journal

7. Be thankful for Mother Nature while dwarfed by 1000 year old giant trees

ancient cedars loop at Whistler

Directions to the trail: Walk among 1000 year old giants at the Ancient Cedars trail

8. Explore the crater of an extinct volcano

loggers lake whistler

Directions to the trail: Dog Friendly Hike To Loggers Lake & Crater Rim Trail

9. Take some Thanksgiving photos at the top of the world

view from the top of Whistler mountain

Trail info and gondola time: Whistler peak hike: the perfect quick stop adventure

 

We hope there’s enough here to satisfy your hunger for adventure (and turkey).

Happy Thanksgiving and have a wonder-filled weekend,

The Summit Lodge family!