Whistler is North America's largest resort and boasts exceptional snow conditions from mid-November through to May due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean.
It is a world class resort and a favourite with all standards of skiers and snowboarders.
Whistler Village has most of the bars, restaurants and shops and the access to each of the mountains and enjoys lively après ski but also quieter bars and restaurants.
Whistler Kids is great for the children, offering ski and; snowboard camps daily for tuition. For adults the Ski / Ride Esprit programmes are extremely popular and run for 3 or 4 days.
There are excellent nursery slopes at Whistler and at the base in Blackcomb. For intermediates, both mountains are suitable; Advanced skiers will enjoy both mountains. Heli - skiing is available and also the off piste opportunities in nearby Powder Mountain. With over 8,100 skiable acres and 200 trails whats not to love about Whistler Blackcomb.
Getting there: Whistler is 1 hours 30 minutes from Vancouver Airport.
675m - 2284m
Self Drive Distance
120Km: 2-3hrs from Vancouver
Last Updated: Feb 2012