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MEC $11K Whistler Ski Giveaway

Thank you for your interest in the MEC Whistler ski giveaway.

Like a magical powder day in Whistler, all good things must come to an end. The contest closed at 12pm PST on December 1, 2017. See full contest rules.

But fret not, winter friends – we’ve put together a list of 5 awesome things you can do to have an awesome time over the holidays:


1. Go winter camping with friends

Many people think winter camping is something impossible or extreme. But in reality, as long as you have the right gear and plan ahead, it can be a fun way to get your friends together outside in the off-season. Get started here.


2. Help protect our winters

Tag your winter Instagram photos with #live4snow and MEC will donate $2 to POW (Protect Our Winters) up to $15K. Learn more here.

3. Check out a holiday gift guide

We’ve put together a list of our favourite gift ideas for coffee-lovers to support your caffeinated friends and family (or maybe even you) this holiday.

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4. Find your perfect skis

If you’re just learning to ski or want to upgrade your gear, it can be daunting to sort through the various models to find which skis suit your style.

Enter: the MEC ski quiz. You’re only a few questions away from finding the right pair or skis to carve, rip and shred your local hill.

5. Get "hygge" with it

Hygge is the Danish word for good times and nice feelings when you’re enjoying food, drink and warmth with good company. We’ve put together a handful of activity-based ideas for gettin’ hygge with your favourite activities this season.