Whistler, BC in Summer – Great Golf, Fishing and Hiking

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Written by Ali Tanker Golf Writer posted in GolfTheRockies.net on Wed, Mar 2nd, 2011

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WHISTLER, BC, Canada – British Columbia’s Whistler, with the surrounding Blackcomb Mountains, offers some of the best golf packages in not only Canada, but all of North America. But your golf vacation doesn’t have to start and end on one of BC’s top courses here – pack a fishing pole and some boots to partake in world-class fishing and hiking too!

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club – BC, Canada

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club is one of the top golf courses to include in golf packages on any golf vacation to British Columbia, Canada.

“It’s more like golfing at a Canadian Rockies golf course”, according to Mike Byner of Vancouver, BC. “The elevation gain you make right out of the shute, from #1 to #3 really reminded us of Silvertip Golf Resort in Canmore, Alberta”. Being less than a 90 minute drive from Vancouver makes Whistler golf packages very accessible, particularly for a weekend golf getaway.

Whistler – A Fishing Town in BC, Canada

Whistler was originally a fishing town during its humble beginning before money from golf and ski tourists became the staple of the local economy. The village opened its first fishing resort almost 100 years ago on Alta Lake, and there are still opportunities for fishing in the area. Trout are the main quarry, with Lost Lake stocked with rainbow trout, while wild trout can be hooked in the nearby wild rivers.

Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains

Be sure to visit Whistler either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain. Whistler’s Peak Chair takes sightseers to the top of the mountain where view at 7,156 feet is awesome.

Go to the Extreme in Whistler, BC

Come to Whistler during the summer if you’re an junkie for adventure. Bungee jump, zip line and jet boating – it is all here. There are also bear viewing tours, horseback riding and aerial sightseeing tours.

Golf Canada’s West is the official golf course, tee time and golf packaging company of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies. Call them at 877-323-3633. For additional information be sure to check out GolfTheRockies.net. For more Alberta vacation and tourism information, please visit BanffNationalPark.com