The Lower Mainland is a beautiful place that overwhelms locals with a bounty of day-trip options. To help BCBusiness readers maximize their precious time out of the office, we partnered up with Capilano Audi to showcase the destinations in our backyard, just a quick drive away.

The second episode features BCBusiness writer Lucas Aykroyd hitting the road behind the wheel of the 2014 Audi Q5 mid-sized SUV to Whistler to check out the resort's new ski lift infrastructure, upgraded for the 2014 ski season to access even more face shots and terrain. Was the $12 million money well spent? Join us for our Whistler weekend getaway and find out for yourself.