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Mountain Biking in Whistler: Opening Day & ThinkBike

May is a beautiful time in Whistler, the days start getting longer, the weather warms up, and the Whistler Bike Park opens for the summer season! It’s time to start greasing your chains because Opening Day of the Whistler Bike Park is just around the corner. And if that wasn’t enough mountain bike action for you, ThinkBike Whistler returns at the end of the month!

Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2018

On May 18th, the ultimate gravity-fed downhill biking experience known as the Whistler Bike Park is back and better than ever for its summer season. The Whistler Bike Park attracts mountain bikers from across the world with its four mountain zones, green trails, technical double blacks, jump trails, and more catered to all skill levels and abilities. Plus, the Creekside Expansion is here! New this year, the Creekside Expansion will see the addition of up to five brand new trails in the Creek Zone.

You can access the Bike Park by lift from Skier’s Plaza in Whistler Village or via Whistler Creekside Gondola. Whistler Legends Hotel is located directly in Creekside Village, giving you unparalleled access to the Creekside Gondola so you can spend all your time in Whistler shredding the trails. Take a look at our deals and packages before you book to make sure you get the best deal possible.

Think Bike Whistler

ThinkBike Whistler

Returning this May 31st to June 3rd in Whistler, ThinkBike lets you test out the latest in mountain bike technology on real terrain. With over 190 km of singletrack to explore, ThinkBike is the perfect chance to see how the new gear holds up on world famous BC terrain.

This massive, multi-day expo brings the world’s best bike and equipment manufacturers to Whistler so you can test their latest bikes before you buy. If you’re looking to get your foot in the door of Sea to Sky biking, there's no better introduction than ThinkBike.

There are a variety of events and activities during the expo for all ages of mountain bike enthusiast. Check out the ThinkBike website to learn more and register!

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova