Sober October & Can't Remember November Sale!

Written by: SixMonthsInHiatus

Whistler has a funny tradition that has become known as Sober October & Can't Remember November. The beautiful summer weather finally breaks in late September and by early October the temperatures are plunging close to freezing. A sober malaise grips the town as hundreds of year, or two year long locals move on to their next adventure.. or back to the real world. The rest of us stick it out through the rapidly cooling weather. Just because fall is here doesn't mean you have to stay indoors for Sober October. Hiking in October has some definite positive aspects. Few people think about hiking so you will likely have wherever you are hiking to all to yourselves. Garibaldi Lake, probably. Black Tusk and Panorama Ridge very likely. Wedgemount Lake, almost certainly.

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Thanks for Making Us Number 1!

Written by: SixMonthsInHiatus

Thank you for making us the number one hiking gear rental company Vancouver to Whistler! We work hard to bring you the best of the best hiking gear at prices lower than what other shops charge for worn out, old, cheap, heavy, bulky, uncomfortably and dirty gear. We didn't get into this business to nickel and dime people. That's why we don't bait you in with deceptive prices and shame you into expensive addons. We do the opposite. We add on everything you need to enjoy the wilderness, and simply include it all in our complete hiking gear kits.. at no extra charge! We've spent a lot of years figuring out what you will need to enjoy hiking and camping in British Columbia, so you just need to do few mouse clicks to equip yourself right.

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Clothing, Gear & Packing

Written by: SixMonthsInHiatus

Pack smart by putting heavier items close to your back and higher up your pack.  Be organized and think of keeping important things easily accessible.  Having an accessible sweater makes you more likely to not put off your comfort by difficulty in finding it. Familiarize yourself with your gear before you go.  Setting up your tent in the living room will ensure you have all the parts and know where to put them.  Testing your stove at home will remind you that you almost forgot matches or misplaced a vital part.  Also, you are less likely to forget a sleeping pad if you set up everything before packing.

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Whistler Hiking Maps

Logger's Lake

Logger's Lake, an amazing world within an extinct volcano, now filled with water in the deep forest hidden above Cheakamus River.  Almost perfectly round, the lake fills the ...
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Wedgemount Lake

Wedgemount Lake is an emerald paradise laying below Wedgemount Glacier, which flows from Wedge Mountain.  Wedgemount Lake lays in a chaotic, alpine boulder strewn landscape ...
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Helm Creek

Helm Creek is a cute, meandering creek that winds its way from beyond Black Tusk, down the valley to the wonderful campground that takes its name. From the Helm Creek ...
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Whistler Mountain

The alpine hiking trails on Whistler Mountain are the ultimate in luxurious hiking. Little hiking effort gets you amazing views of turquoise lakes, snowy mountain, valleys of ...
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Whistler Hiking Trails

Nairn Falls

Nairn Falls is a wonderful, crashing and chaotic waterfall that surrounds you from the deluxe viewing platform that allows you to safely watch it from above.  The beautiful, ...
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Meager

Meager Creek Hot Springs is located 93k northwest of Whistler, was beautifully developed into gorgeous pools, with a caretaker and usage charge.  At its height of popularity, Meager ...
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Parkhurst

Whistler has an absurd number of wonderful and free hiking trails and Parkhurst Ghost Town certainly ranks as one of the most unusual, exotic and interesting. Parkhurst was a ...
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