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Winter skating in whistler
« on: November 14, 2021, 08:00:40 PM »
I'm in Whistler, BC working for the winter and was wondering how skating in the winter is. What's the curb situation like?
Any parking garages where I won't get hassled? What's up with the sk8 cave? Is the whistler park usually dry? I'm trying to take it easy after my ankle surgery and I really don't wanna snowboard unless it's my last choice.

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2021, 04:14:46 PM »
Probably bad? I lived there awhile back. It snows regularity so the park would need to be shoveled. They also use salt liberally so expect to sweep. I donít really remember there being underground parking lots that are public. Maybe some of the hotels have lots but Iíd assume thatís a bust.

I think most people there would rather be snowboarding than skating.

Youíd probably be better off taking the bus to Vancouver if youíre looking to skate for the day.

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2021, 10:38:11 PM »
There's an indoor ramp at air house?  There's next to nothing to skate indoors in Vancouver....I suspect the parking garage set up is poor....I'm guessing someone has an indoor mini in Pembie or Squamish....but you and I will never skate it....

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2021, 11:09:15 PM »
there used to be an indoor "park" in the mall parkade in creekside, but i think they took it out. had a miniramp/bowl was a good time.

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2021, 10:36:31 PM »
I think that was like 20 years ago or something no? 

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2021, 07:43:24 AM »
Whistler park usually stays pretty covered in snow once winter kicks in.

The conference centre and library have underground parking garages, but I've never checked them out. Considering how on top of Whistler is with their parking enforcement, I'd assume the same could be said for garage security.

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2021, 10:46:43 PM »
In general the skate program in whistler is kinda a joke.....the place is a world class resort...they should have Woodward type shit.....

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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2021, 08:51:23 AM »
get a snowskate fam
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Re: Winter skating in whistler
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2021, 10:06:21 AM »
there are some nice curbs and ledges underneath the grocery store and all that in creekside. worth checking out for sure.

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