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Introducing the Ziptrek Brand Ambassadors

Introducing the Ziptrek Brand Ambassadors

27 January 2017

To continue to bring you exciting in-the-moment photos and fun videos on social media we recently launched an in-house brand ambassador program to help with real-time content.

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How to Have a Year of Adventure

How to Have a Year of Adventure

31 December 2016

It’s almost 2017! But before we break out the bubbly and the fireworks- let's set you up to pack as much adventure into the next year as possible.

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Your Adventure Gift Guide

Your Adventure Gift Guide

15 December 2016

Here at Ziptrek Ecotours we're big on gifting experiences instead of things. Less waste and more fun! If you're looking to give the gift of adventure this season, we've got you covered with Gift Certificates. Don't know which tour to gift? Check out our adventure gift guide below, we have something for everyone:

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Don't Forget to Zip!

Don't Forget to Zip!

29 November 2016

With all the excitement of the mountains opening it can be easy to forget there is more to Whistler. We love a good day of skiing or riding as much as the next person but a break from the hill for a day out ziplining can elevate your vacation, here's why:

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Get to Know the Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest

Get to Know the Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest

30 October 2016

BC is home to a portion of the Coastal Temperate Rainforest which is one of the richest and most diverse temperate forests in the world. This type of rainforest popped up after the regression of the ice age and is now a rarity on global standards, currently covering only 10% of the earth. This is the forest we work and play in.

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5 Reasons to go Fall Ziptrekking

5 Reasons to go Fall Ziptrekking

30 September 2016

The hustle-bustle days of summer have passed and the powder hounds of winter have yet to arrive, but we'll let you in on a little secret... this can be the best time of year for a Whistler adventure. Here are our top 5 reasons fall is a favourite time for Ziptrekking through the rainforest:

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#ZiptrekLife Presents: In the Middle

#ZiptrekLife Presents: In the Middle

31 August 2016

At the heart of Whistler lies the spirit of adventure, the urge to explore. This town attracts people from all over the world who hear the same call  get out there, see what's beyond that bend, climb up that peak, find the best line  make every moment count. Marchy, Lead Guide at Ziptrek (and the man behind Kingfisher Blue Productions) has put together some of our team's favourite of those moments from the season. Enjoy!

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Get to Know Whistler’s Glaciers

Get to Know Whistler’s Glaciers

29 July 2016

Whistler is home to many glaciers which carved out and shaped the valley during the last Ice Age. These forces of nature receded to the mountain tops where they continue to slowly transform the landscape. What is a glacier? A glacier is defined as a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.”

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Views from The Sasquatch™

Views from The Sasquatch™

30 June 2016

Spanning over 2 kilometers and sitting at 600 feet above the valley floor, it goes without saying - the views from The Sasquatch™ Zipline are epic. 

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Whistler's Black Bears Have Emerged!

Whistler's Black Bears Have Emerged!

2 June 2016

You can find them on the mountainside munching away, across the golf courses lazing in the sun or even in the trees teaching their young to climb. So just what kind of bears are they? Black bears or, Ursus americanus. Don’t let the name fool you though, these bears aren’t just black, they vary in colour from black to light brown. They are smaller in size than BC’s other famous bear species, the Grizzly bear. The Black bear is a far more common sight in Whistler, with Grizzlies only been occasionally spotted in the backcountry - they prefer to stay far away from civilization. Although the bears share a common habitat, the two species split common ancestry over 5 million years ago.

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