Video: An Update From Whistler Mountain Bike Park's Trail Crew in Episode 2 of 'Trail Engaged'

Sep 12, 2019
by WhistlerMountain BikePark  

Trail Engaged is back for Episode 2 of Season 3. Peter Matthews, a veteran of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park Trail Crew and no stranger to your suggestions is here to respond and show you how you’re making a difference. Thank you for your suggestions.

Episode Two

In Episode Two, we take a break to talk about taking breaks, another installment of Rapid Fire Responses, and show you how to make Pete's Trail Pops.

Don’t forget to check out Episode 1 of Season 3 here or watch of all of Season 1 and 2 here.

Have an Idea?

Do you have a suggestion or comment to improve the Bike Park? Make sure you hit us up here to let us know.

Stay tuned for the last episode dropping soon.

Video by Good Fortune Collective & Absolute Cinema.

Fall Passes on Sale Now

Fall time is all time, so it’s not quite yet time to put the rig away. Come for the best riding of the season with an Unlimited Fall Pass. Whatever else you had planned, well, it can wait.

Unlimited Fall Pass: $315 – Ride any day, all day long from September 3 to closing day October 14.
Fall Pass Add-On: $240 – Already have a 10-day, 5-day, Top of the World, or Twilight Pass from this season? Add on unlimited fall riding from September 3 to closing day October 14.

Hours of Operation Changes

Fall also means that the sun sets earlier and earlier and therefore we have to change our operating times. Have a look below on the changes to our lift hours and important dates for the remainder of the season.

Sept 3 – Oct 14: Fitzsimmons Express 10am – 5pm
Sept 3 – Sept 15: Creekside Gondola 10am – 4pm
Sept 3 – Sept 15: Garbanzo Express 11am – 4pm
Sept 16 – Oct 14: Garbanzo Express 10am – 4pm

• Sunday, Sept 15th: Last day for Creekside Gondola
• Monday, Oct 14th: Last day of Bike Park Operations

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  • 30 0
 Pete is a gem
  • 18 1
 Pete needs his own YouTube channel.
  • 12 0
 Fatigue is no joke. Some wise advice about taking a break. When in Whistler, it's easier said than done though. Either way, good to get some solid insurance prior to heading out that way.
  • 22 0
 but they say ride now, sleep later
  • 1 0
 NEVER say one more lap, and do it...
  • 3 0
 Always skip the first and the last ride of the day.
  • 1 0
 @dirtdoctor: its ALWAYS "2 more skip the last"
  • 11 0
 It’s cool that Ron Burgundy’s son is following in his father’s footsteps.
  • 9 0
 I click the link to Trail Engaged with the same enthusiasm I click for Wyn TV. Keep the quality coming boys!
  • 7 1
 taking a break at Whis is not's like R Kelly in reverse...."My body's telling me NOOOOO, but my minds telling me goooooo"
  • 8 2
 Like R Kelly, it seems the only way to take a break at Whistler is to lock your underage partner in a bedroom... OK that didn't make sense but fuck that pedophile.
  • 8 0
 @scott-townes: or maybe not f*ck that Paedophile...
  • 8 0
 R-Kelly takes breaks. Pee Breaks.
  • 7 0
 I need to move
  • 5 1
 we're full lol.
  • 5 4
 just kidding sorry. had to. you're president said so.
  • 3 0
 @gorideyourbikeman: PPAB didn't say anything about moving out, just moving in.
  • 2 0
 Eh... Hosehead, once you get there you can have all the free beer and sausages you want. Bob McKenzie
  • 5 1
 I'm still waiting for my lift line Margherita service you magnificant bastard.
  • 1 0
 Speaking of food in Whistler, my go to good food value was booting down to the bottom of the village to Dups. That place was great. Any locals have other suggestions to replace it?
  • 5 1
 The Japanese market between the pho noodle bar and subway, across the parking lot from Evolution Bike Shop, marks their take-out food down 50% off at 8:30pm. In the summer, if you’re there late enough to do a sweep lap, riding down there for a big rice bowl afterwards is excellent.

If I’m with folks that want to go have a beer mid-day, I’ll do The Warehouse down near the library for a $5.99 burger and fries. All of their food is that price, so you’re not limited to the burger.

And if I’m by myself, I’ll always head to Misty Mountain Pizza, behind garbanzo bike and bean. They sell day-olds for $1.75. Minimum $5 credit card purchase though so make sure you have a toonie on you.
  • 1 1
 Just to officially make this the start of a guide to being cheap in Whistler, if you need a tube in whistler, Summit ha been the cheapest shop that I’ve found. $8 at Summit vs $12 that is charged elsewhere. And they offer a 10% pass discount.
  • 2 1
 Moguls for coffee & breakfast, Ingrid's for lunch.
  • 1 1
 To avoid the crowds, we rode down to Creekside and hit the Creekside Market. They have a killer deli. Grab some food/beer, ride back to Creekside Village and consume. It's cheaper than Dusty's and takes half the time.
  • 3 7
flag Luis-Sc (Sep 12, 2019 at 8:15) (Below Threshold)
 food in whistler is horrible.........
  • 2 1
 El Warehouse Project down by the brewery is good after a long day. All menu items are $6
The other place is Peaked Pies. Super easy to eat on the lift or while hanging out at the top of the gondola.
  • 6 1
 All them burgers and poutines and pizzas and chippers aren't just pricey but they're also rubbish - worst food I've ever had in ages - most people seem to be ok with just junk food ( literally ) everywhere you look - I cooked a pasta with limited resources just as edible as the bottom floor restaurant and it costed a fraction of the price.....

..... It's expected to pay inflated prices because that's just what resorts do..... But god'damn it at least make it edible !
  • 3 1
 @Luis-Sc: Agreed 100%. The only places we've found that are worth a damn (while they are more expensive) are: Creekbreak, Roland's Pub, Araxi, Bar Oso, Ramen place by the asian grocery store.

Everything else is just rubbish junk food from Sysco and tastes the same.
  • 1 0
 El furniture warehouse is a great restaurant when on a budget. Every meal is$5.99. just don't go at peak hours or else you will be waiting
  • 2 0
 sorry, can't help other than blowing way too much money at Pure Bread
  • 1 0
 @MikeyMT: Gone Eatery serve actually real food too. Tastes excellent as well.
  • 1 0
 @yetirich: Peaked Pies FTW!
  • 1 0
 @joshdodd: Yea good call. That place is pretty good
  • 5 1
 Why have they stopped maintaining trails in the bike park this year?
  • 5 0
 Yeah they haven't touched anything in the last 2 weeks, I think vail decided maintenance is over for the year.
  • 2 0
 Some might say Peter Matthews is the Ron Swanson of mountain biking but i say Ron Swanson is the Peter Matthews of Parks and Recreation
  • 3 0
 How about better squirrel catchers on A-Line...?
  • 1 0
 Are the trails on Creekside still open even after the lift is closed for the season or do they not want people on them at all?
  • 4 2
 Too bad Pete doesn't work for the bikepark anymore since last week Frown
He will be miss!
  • 3 0
 What? I’m never going back!
  • 4 0
 Say what!!!
  • 4 0
 Source? This needs to be a PB story in and of itself.
  • 3 1
 It's not 'nor', it's 'nah'. Crikey mate.
  • 1 0
 I need those pizza pocket thingies in my mouth hole...right now. Looked tasty.
  • 1 0
 Hy's steak house for lunch and dinner, the best.
  • 1 1
 Your joking right when we talk about cheap food.
  • 1 0
 Nice Peter! Nice work on the SRAM add too!
  • 1 1
 Keep the Creekside Gondola open,at least, on weekends until the end of the season!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 1 0
 I hope Pete keeps doing these.
  • 1 0
 Cheap food in Whistler...Fat Tony's is all you need to know
  • 1 0
 Fat Tony's closed. No mo'
  • 1 0
 @eaglejackson: the location by tapleys is still there just the one by the lift closed
  • 1 0
 Loved this, nice work

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