BC Coast Mountain Range

The Sunshine Coast is located on the southern coast of British Columbia, Canada, extending 177km (110mi) between the entrance to Desolation Sound on the northwest and Howe Sound on the southeast.

The rugged mountains bordering these inlets cut it off from direct road connection to the rest of the province, so although part of the British Columbian mainland, it relies on ferry or air transportation.

Now that you’ve checked out How to Do Spring Break at Whistler Blackcomb, take a look at some of these other amazing options for adventure with your family. Because you can’t ski your entire trip (actually, that’s debatable, especially with the snow we’re getting)!

Sometimes we forget that resort skiing and snowboarding aren’t the only ways to embrace winter in B.C.’s Coastal Mountains. There are so many equally enjoyable outdoor activities – from the adventurous to decadent. Here are a just a few of the many ways you can learn to love winter on the Left Coast.

Nice work. You’re booked for spring break at Whistler Blackcomb. The kids are hyped and already packing, albeit a bit early, and Mom and Dad are stoked, too. If you want to know how to get the most out of your trip to beautiful B.C., here’s your how-to guide for an awesome holiday.

Shredding big mountain slopes all day, playing indoors all night. Along the Sea-to-Sky corridor that connects Vancouver to Whistler and some incredible backcountry, that's the name of the game.

Skiing and snowboarding on the West Coast isn’t all about steep and deep. Along with all of the double blacks, chutes, gnarly bumps and other expert terrain available, B.C.’s resorts offer some of the smoothest blue and green run groomers in the world. Which makes B.C. the perfect choice for an all-ages, all-ability levels winter snow sports vacation. For those who’d rather cruise than bruise, here are some of our all-time favourite coastal groomers.

“I'm out of shape, my legs are burning," yells Chris Wheeler, aka @ApresWheeler, as he rips down Whistler opening day, Nov. 17.

This time of year, there are a lot of us who are getting giddy, feeling those butterflies when we see snow reports and scenes of snow hitting the mountains. We know what's coming and it makes us grin with glee.

Ever wonder how Whistler Blackcomb got its name? It's a cool story that reaches way back into the geological past of the Coastal Mountain range and has something to do with a punk hairstyle.  

Ski resort intimacy is all about the secret stashes, those pockets of hard-to-find snow that’s remained undisturbed for days.