Video: Trail Engaged - An Update From Whistler Mountain Bike Park's Trail Crew

Sep 1, 2019
by WhistlerMountain BikePark  

Trail Engaged is back for Season 3. Our team of scientists and analysts have been hard at work reviewing your comments, suggestions and questions for this season. We’ve had a very big year in the Bike Park and we must thank you for your previous year’s suggestions for improving the park. If you have an idea that would make our world a better place, have a suggestion on how to make a feature better, or simply have a burning question eating you up inside, this is how you let us know. We won't be able to respond to everyone's happy suggestions, but we'll do our best to keep the Bike Park in tip top shape.

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.

Don’t forget to check out Season 1 and 2 here.

Episode One

In the first episode of the third season we talk about naming trails, explain a little more in depth about our Golden Nug contest and show you how to check the remaining days on your pass.


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 more episodes 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 8: Peak Express 11am – 3pm
Sept 3 – Sept 15: Creekside Gondola 10am – 4pm
Sept 3 – Sept 15: Garbanzo Express 11am – 4pm
Sept 16 – Oct 14: Garbanzo Express 10am – 4pm

• Monday, Sept 2nd: Last day for Twilight/Extended play
• Saturday, Sept 7th: Last Bike Park event of the year - Bars of Fury
• Sunday, Sept 8th: Last day for Top of the World
• Sunday, Sept 8th: Last day for Whistler Village Gondola
• Sunday, Sept 15th: Last day for Creekside Gondola
• Monday, Oct 14th: Last day of Bike Park Operations

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  • 39 0
 I don't care that I'll never win Fantasy DH/Enduro/XC/Crankworx, winning the t-shirt is all I'll ever need. Thanks Peter!
  • 15 1
 I particularly like the dodge of the pass days remaining question - what about faxing, or mailing our request for days remaining via Canada Post? Ouija board? I wonder how many takes they had to do before he managed to not blurt out VAIL ARE LUDDITES!

Seriously, Vail. Sort it out. Web. Or App. Pick one or both - it's not rocket surgery. While you're at it - maybe put the lift details back.
  • 4 0
 Epic Fail. Friday Vails.
  • 15 0
 "There and back again a hobbit's trail" lol Beer
  • 7 0
 the jimmy Sendrix experience!! ziggy trail dust!! late Brextit ......ouch that one smarts!!! ;-)
  • 6 0
 "The Jimi Sendtricks Experience", or "The Jimi Sendrix Experience"?

Either way that was legitimate phucking genius and if there's not a trail of that name in the coming few seasons, It'll be a damn shame!!!
  • 7 1
 Why close the Creekside Gondola?
  • 4 0
 I have an idea... make the world (outside of Whistler) a better place. Come to Snow Summit and teach those guys how to build with a little creativity and flow.
  • 2 0
 Has anyone heard anything new about the rumored World Cup downhill track to be put in on Creekside I believe? I think it was called 1199.
  • 1 0
 Yeah that's the one. They're working on the chainsaw work for it now
  • 2 1
 @gnarcissist: Best screename and I mean that sincerely!
  • 1 0
 @endlessblockades: thanks my dude
  • 4 0
 Bob and Doug MacKenzie reborn.
  • 2 0
 You hoser aye!
  • 7 0
 As soon as I saw the thumbnail I heard "Coo roo coo coo, coo coo coo coo"

  • 2 0
 always awesome - the Park is clearly in good hands
  • 1 0
 Here's a stupid question. But Mr Peter Matthew's and the guy who denies Finn entry in Gamble. Theyre the same guy right...
  • 1 0
 Lols I saw this vid and thought ‘why’s the doorman from Gamble in this’?! ????
  • 1 0
 He is also in ifht I only ride park video
  • 1 0
 This had a very Red Green feel to it. Love it. Well... keep your stick on the ice.
  • 1 0
 As Eddy Masters said "Fresh Prince of Big-Air"
  • 1 0
 "Snail Trail"?
  • 1 0
 Rad Video!!
  • 2 2
 Epic as usual.
  • 1 1
 These are very very good
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