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The Core

4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-905-7625
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Rock Climbing with The Core @ Whistler

Our family had a fantastic day testing our strength and flexibility out on the rock cliffs near... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chuck T
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Toronto, Canada
Great climb

My daughters (10 & 13) and I went to Core today and did a one hour guided climb session. We are... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Mike D
via mobile
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At the heart of the Village, beneath streets and walkways, is a place that embodies Whistler living. The Core is Whistler's premier fitness facility, created by locals and designed for the world. Our unique activity zones feature a huge climbing area, free weights, cardio equipment and two fitness studios for indoor cycling, yoga, circuit and many other classes. All this so you can train for life in this crazy town, keep in shape while you're visiting or drop off the kids for some supervised fun, climbing all over our walls. We'll tailor experiences for groups and individuals. We offer outdoor adventures too, with unmatched local knowledge and experience. Explore The Whistler Core site, come in for a tour, call or e-mail us. We're always within reach.
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4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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+1 604-905-7625
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had a fantastic day testing our strength and flexibility out on the rock cliffs near Whistler. Our guides Mike from Preston UK and Joe from The Czech Republic were super nice and helped each one of us feel confident climbing and reach new...More

Thank Chuck T
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Great to hear you and your family enjoyed their climbing at our local outdoor climbing area. Mike and Joe are great instructors and happy to share their passion for climbing. I hope you and your family enjoy the rest of your summer and keep...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My daughters (10 & 13) and I went to Core today and did a one hour guided climb session. We are very inexperienced climbers. Brian did a fantastic job belaying for us. He was knowledgeable and encouraging. Our session flew by and all three of...More

Thank Mike D
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Mike, Thanks for the feedback and great to hear you and your daughters enjoyed your guided climbing session with Brian. A good progression from this experience is an introductory climbing course, where you learn some movement skills and how to belay the girls or...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I took my three kids to the core to use their climbing wall and was impressed. Mike at the desk was friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging to the kids. The facility is clean and it is clear the staff take pride in their jobs. The kids...More

Thank Samantha D
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids had fun. A good progression from this experience will be to do an introductory climbing course where you learn some climbing movement skills and safety systems so you can access the roped climbing area. Another...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick day pass. Our 3 kids loved it. Great facility. All equipment was provided and the climbing wall was spectacular. Great way to spend a few hours.More

Thank Sheldon548
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids loved the experience. If you are visiting Whistler in the summer be sure to join us for one of our guided outdoor trips. This trip introduces you to a selection of climbs on real rock...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

I planned two separate large group hour-long intro sessions at The Core's rock climbing wall for a school trip. I was pretty clueless going into planning, but Bob was a pleasure to work with and made everything so easy and fun for us! Throughout the...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Bob and his wife were very accommodating and helped us organise a fun session for our staff retreat. Bob and his staff were very thorough and helpful, ensuring us first-timers felt safe and comfortable in a foreign environment. Needless to say, we all had a...More

Thank Marco T
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Thanks for the positive review Marco. The enthusiasm and energy of your Crossfit coaches made it easy for us to put together some fun climbing challenges that everyone could enjoy!

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the core for a lot of years now whenever I'm in Whistler. Firstly, the staff are all awesome and very friendly upon arrival. Very efficient to get you sorted out, whether a single drop in or week pass. The facilities themselves...More

Thank Mike W
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Hi Mike, Thanks for the positive feedback about the gym and our team. We work hard to make sure our unique training areas function for fitness minded people like yourself so you are able to get the most out of your training sessions. Stay fit...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

My sister and I did an outdoor climbing class with Joe. He was really helpful and patient especially with me, as I was a little scared. It was our first rock climbing experience so we first did the "easier" wall and then another one which...More

Thank Astrid K
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Our grand kids went with their ski camp to rock climb for an afternoon activity. They practiced on rope ladders and "rock faces". Then the group was divided into two teams doing a friendly competitive rock climb for a session finale. The kids took turns...More

Thank JourneyCycles
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had a lot of fun doing an hour long indoor rock climbing adventure. Joe was super helpful. He made it fun for myself and the kids. Would highly recommend especially on a rainy day in whistler village.More

Thank maggie286
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2016

Thanks for the feedback regarding your fun experience with the Whistler Core one hour Guided Rock Climbing session and your instructor, Joe. This is a popular session and a good way to get introduced to rock climbing. Hope to see you and your family visiting...More

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april joy p
9 October 2016|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Single day pass was right around $14, but the one week pass was worth it if you were going to be there more than 4 days, if I remember correctly. You can also fill out their waiver online.
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Sandra S
21 March 2015|
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Response from whistlercore | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, A drop-in class visit is $18 or you can purchase a 1-week membership for $65 allowing unlimited gym and class access for the week. We offer a full selection of classes including a variety of circuit classes... More
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