Whistler

by Kim McHugh As reported in an earlier post, skiers and snowboarders aren’t content any longer to just cruise down the trails on their mountain vacations. Indeed, many resort visitors find relaxing in a quiet room, getting a massage, enjoying a facial or experiencing a host of body therapies (think

  by Kim McHugh Photographs courtesy of the resorts Mountain Resort Spas Vanquish Stress (Part 1) For centuries spas and soothing mineral springs have been vanquishing the specters of ill health, fatigue and too many laps around the chariot track. These days slope weary skiers and snowboarders are checking into

US Olympian Lindsey Vonn. It takes a rare resort to host the Olympic Winter Games. Whistler certainly deserves the honour, but previous Games have been held in some of the most unique mountain resorts and cities in the world. Here are five where you can still catch the Olympic spirit