Skiing in Whistler

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Unlimited Winter Activities in Whistler

            Whistler is a village home to the famous Whistler-Blackcomb Resort British Columbia, Canada. It is the biggest ski resort in North America and has the supreme uphill lift capacity. The resort features a Peak 2 Peak Gondola that moves skiers between the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. It holds the record for the longest and highest cable car span in the world. With all this capacity, the ski resort is often the most visited in the planet.

Whistler Mountain

This mountain is located rightmost of the ski resort area from the village. It has a summit elevation of 7,160 ft and total vertical backdrop of 5,020 ft. it also has a skiable inbound terrain area of 4,757 acres. It is served by a total of 20 lifts that includes 7 high speed quad chair lifts, 2 T-bars, 2 gondolas, 2 fixed grip chair lifts, and the drive station that connects the mountain to Blackcomb. You can also find 4 on-hill restaurants and a children’s ski school facility there. Children can sign up for a five-day lesson in what they call the Adventure Camp. It is served by two base areas – the original base in southwest, the Creek, and the Village on the northwest.

Blackcomb Mountain

This mountain is located leftmost of the ski resort from the village. It has a summit elevation of 8000 ft but only lift served at 7347 ft. It also has a skiable vertical of 51333 ft and less inbound skiing area of 3414 acres. The mountain is served by 17 lifts that include 6 high speed quads, 7 surface lifts, 1 gondola, and 3 fixed grip triples. It also has an end-station that connects to Whistler Mountain. Blackcomb is home to the famous Couloir Extreme run. It is originally called by local skiers as Saudan Couloir. However, the name was dropped after the extreme skier Saudan protested about the illegal use of his name.

Skiing in Whistler

            There are a number of reasons why should choose this ski destination. First of all, it is the greatest usable and vertical terrain for riding, skiing and other winter sports in North America. It ranks in the top 5 North American resorts consistently. It includes the best pipes and parks you can relax in after skiing. It also has the largest above-tree line terrain and bowls in North America. It offers amazing BC Apres ski and dining as well as world-class dining and shopping. It is also the only reort in North America that you can glacier ride or ski with. Most of all, it is known for friendly and hospitable Canadian welcoming. If you want to experience unforgettable snowboarding, skiing and unlimited winter activities, visit the Whistler Blackcomb Resort in BC, Canada.

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