Shopping, Whistler’s 2nd great pastime!
Welcome to a paradise of mountain’s goods stores. Whistler has 200+ stores, gift shops, outdoor-clothing , ski shops, including chain and designer outlets . Most are clustered in the pedestrian-only Whistler Village Centre; more can be found a short stroll away in Village North, Upper Village, and in the shopping concourses of the major hotels. You’ll find a wide range of options and special offers , giving you access to absolutely anything you could’ve possibly desired beforehand.
Let’s go shopping!
Fanatyk Co Ski & Cycle
“To provide our customers with the World’s best ski and bike products and services. We will continually strive to be the best in our industry and exceed the expectations of each and every customer we serve. The best Boot-titters in Town during last years, all boots purchases include fitting for life. You can try the skis before you buy it. Use some demo skis for a few hours or whole day.”
Whistler Village Sports
“Village sports Throughout the Ski season we carry a wide variety of skis, including the brands Salomon, Völkl, Blizzard, Atomic, Rossignol and Armada. If you’re looking for a single quiver ski or just want the latest and greatest we’ll have it. Take a look in the winter store to see the skis we carry. In the winter season we run a Demo/Rental scheme, so if you just can’t decide which ski you want to go for why not try them. You can rent the skis, which are new every season and we will refund up to 3 days rental, if you decide to buy a pair. So if you just haven’t tried any new skis for a few years or you just don’t know which ski will fill the gap in your collection, drop by and speak to our experienced staff. We encourage the staff to ski all the skis we carry so they can give knowledge from their personal experience. Whistler Ski Experience gives you the best deals with them.”
Store Description (Whistler Ski Experience offers deals at Excess Backcountry):
“The mountains are where we play, and we understand the difference quality gear makes. Back in 2007, when we opened Excess Backcountry in Whistler’s Crystal Lodge, our purpose was simple: create a place dedicated to providing great gear, rentals and expert advice for hiking, camping and skiing. We’re talking all backcountry, all the time. Since then, we’ve grown to become Whistler’s premier local source for backcountry equipment and expertise. As part of the Whistler Village Sports Group, a member of the national buyer Source for Sports, we can offer customers unbeatable product selection and unbeatable discounts year-round. The brands we carry are carefully chosen for performance, durability and value; safety is always top of mind at Excess Backcountry. That’s why we also provide first aid and avalanche safety courses through the Pacific Alpine Institute; it’s part of our customer-first approach. We couldn’t be the store we are today if not for our knowledgeable staff of experienced backcountry enthusiasts and experts. They don’t just oversee the day- to-day activities in the shop; they inspire. They educate. They welcome questions, provide informative assistance, and love what they do. Whistler’s backcountry is rich with opportunity for one-in-a-lifetime experiences, and so whether you’re trying it out for the first time or the five-hundredth, we’re excited to help prepare you for the journey. We stay up-to-date on the latest equipment technology and trends, so you get the best services and selection for your needs.“
Excess Ski & Sport
“Excess Ski & Sport since opening its doors in the Le Chamois Hotel at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in 1995, Excess Ski & Sport has provided thousands of Whistler locals and visitors with knowledgeable expertise and top quality ski and sporting equipment for confident outdoor experiences. Our team members are not just salespeople; they’re sportspeople. They bring their passion for the outdoors to work with them everyday, and it shows. If not for their dedication, Excess Ski & Sport wouldn’t be the thriving establishment it is today. And with our exciting selection of equipment featuring the best brands, latest quality developments, and high performance technology, our team has lots to talk about. We’re on the leading edge of the ski scene, from downhill to alpine, backcountry and freestyle. Come in and have a chat with one of our team members; there’s always something new to learn. With a quick look at our brand catalogue, it’s easy to see that we take integrity of product very seriously. We stock the best names in outdoor performance to provide our customers with gear that lasts. As part of the Whistler Village Sports Group, a member of the national buyer Source for Sports, we can offer our customers unbeatable product selection and unbeatable discounts year-round.”
“Arcteryx Whistler Ski Experience offers The best high quality clothes store in Whistler. Arcteryx is located in the Canadian Coast mountains wilderness, Arc´teryx is a technical high performance outerwear and equipment company with a relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance. Our driving purpose is to create apparel and gear that gives users the confidence to perform at the point of extreme need. Named for ARCHAEOPTERYX LITHOGRAPHICA, the first reptile to take a bold evolutionary leap by developing feathers for flight. Arc´teryx is evolution in action.”
“CanSki Whistler Blackcomb’s retail outlets feature the highest quality gear for every price point whether exploring the mountains in the winter or riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park in the summer. If you’re looking for the right gear, apparel, or accessories, Whistler Blackcomb has it. But it isn’t just selection that you’re getting — Whistler Blackcomb’s ski, snowboard, and outdoor lifestyle shops offer a special type of mountain expertise. From the knowledgeable and experienced staff who live and breathe the mountains, to the range of high performance and specialty items – the focus in our shops is to provide you with a shopping experience that you won’t find in the urban jungle. Whistler Ski Experience offers discount in all CanSki stores.”