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PEAK TO VALLEY RACE PRESENTED BY SMIRNOFF RETURNS TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FEBRUARY 27-28

The legendary Peak to Valley Race, presented by Smirnoff, returns to Whistler Blackcomb February 27-28.

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Anti-Flag Showcase Showdown After Party

MONSTER ENERGY BRINGS ICONIC PUNK BAND ANTI-FLAG TO WHISTLER

Monster Energy is bringing the activist punk rock band, Anti-Flag, to play at the Showcase Showdown after-party on March 14, 2015.

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PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

THE PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA PUTS WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IN THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS BOOK

Whistler Blackcomb is proud to announce the inclusion of the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola in the 2015 Edition of the Guinness World Records Book

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$5.4 million announced for Rendevous Lodge upgrade

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ANNOUCES $5.4 MILLION UPGRADE FOR RENDEZVOUS LODGE

The Rendezvous Lodge will see a significant upgrade for the 2015.2016 season with an investment announced today of $5.4 million.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NAMED ONE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA’S TOP EMPLOYERS FOR 2015

Whistler Blackcomb may be best known as a world class destination for skiers and snowboarders, but it is also gaining a reputation for being an amazing place to work. For the third year in a row, Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of BC’s Top Employers by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

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BC Family Day

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB CELEBRATES BC FAMILY DAY WITH 50 PERCENT OFF LIFT TICKETS

Whistler Blackcomb is once again offering a 50 per cent discount on lift tickets for BC families looking to celebrate Family Day in the mountains on February 9.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB RECOGNIZES TOP PARTNERS IN THIRD ANNUAL PARTNER MARKETING AWARDS

Nestlé, Monster Energy, Constellation Brands, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Saputo and American Express were awarded top honors in Whistler Blackcomb’s Partner Marketing Awards held on December 10, 2014.

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BC Family Day

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FOCUSES ON ALL THINGS KIDS

Whistler Blackcomb has officially opened a brand new Whistler Kid’s Centre in Creekside Village. The new Centre, for children ages three and four, is designed specifically with kids that age in mind; everything from a den for those who are homesick or not feeling well, to the size of the furniture, kid-sized comfort comes first.

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Never Ever Days

NEVER EVER DAYS RETURN TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB JANUARY 17 & 18

The Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s wildly popular Never Ever Days will make a return to the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb January 17 and 18. The annual event has become a key part of the Snow School’s effort to encourage growth in the sport of skiing and snowboarding.

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Oakley

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND OAKLEY ANNOUNCE THREE–YEAR STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

Whistler Blackcomb today announced a three-year retail and marketing alliance with Oakley.

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Deep Winter

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB TO HOST 9TH ANNUAL ARC’TERYX DEEP WINTER PHOTO CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY GORE-TEX® JANUARY 10, 2015

The ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®, made its debut nine years ago with the aspiration of being a grass-roots gathering to celebrate local photographers and photography created during the typical January storm season at Whistler Blackcomb. The event has grown to be one of the premiere winter photography contests in the world, drawing some of the most renowned ski and snowboard photographers in the industry to compete for the title of “King/Queen of Storms”, and a total prize purse of $10,000. The 9th Annual ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®, features one of the most diverse, and talented field of competitors in the history of the event.

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Spring Sale

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $250,000 TO SEA TO SKY INITIATIVES

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (WBF) has awarded more than $250,000 in charitable grants to Sea to Sky non-profit organizations, more than double what was granted this time last Fall.

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Fine Dining

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IS COOKING UP FRESH IDEAS FOR HUNGRY GUESTS ON AND OFF THE MOUNTAINS THIS WINTER SEASON

Highlights Include: Plant-Based Menu at Raven’s Nest Restaurant, New Curry Stations from Vikram Vij, Reserve Wine Lists from 2013 Sommelier of the Year, Samantha Rahn And Lunch With David Hawksworth

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Blackcomb Aviation

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND BLACKCOMB AVIATION ANNOUNCE THREE-YEAR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

An exciting new strategic partnership will make Blackcomb Aviation the official helicopter provider of Whistler Blackcomb.

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Santa Day

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ANNUAL DRESS LIKE SANTA DAY SATURDAY DECEMBER 13

‘Tis the season for spreading Christmas cheer! Twinkling lights, snow covered mountains and a roaring fire are all staples of Christmas in Whistler. But, there is one revered tradition that stands out from the crowd – quite literally. Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Dress Like Santa Day is taking place on Saturday, December 13.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING NEED NOT BE HARD, ALL YOU NEED IS A WHISTLER BLACKCOMB GIFT CARD

For Gifts Big and Small, a Whistler Blackcomb Gift Card Covers All

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Early Opening

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB OPENING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Much to the delight of eager skiers and snowboarders, Whistler Blackcomb will be opening five days ahead of schedule on Saturday, November 22. The decision to kick off the winter season early was made possible after natural snowfall at higher elevations was followed by a streak of below average temperatures, providing prime conditions for snowmaking.

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Early Opening

SAFETY FIRST: WHISTLER BLACKCOMB JOINS FORCES WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO FUND FREE BUS SERVICE PILOT PROJECT ON #7 STAFF HOUSING WHISTLER TRANSIT ROUTE

Whistler Blackcomb has partnered with the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), Gibbons Life, Moe Joe’s Nightclub and the Fairmont Chateau Whistler to launch a pilot project funding free rides on the #7 Staff Housing Whistler Transit Bus Route from 9:03 p.m. to 2:33 a.m. and from 5:40 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., outside of the Excalibur Gondola’s regular hours of operation.

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AS THE EARLY SEASON SNOW PILES UP WHISTLER BLACKCOMB CELEBRATES AWARDS AND ACCOLADES FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON

As Whistler Blackcomb gears up to open its gondolas, chairlifts and snow-covered peaks to skiing and riding enthusiasts, the British Columbian ski resort has even more to celebrate in the anticipatory ramp up to opening day, November 27, 2014. Whistler Blackcomb is proud of numerous awards acknowledging excellence in a variety of areas. These awards follow the revered announcement from SKI Magazine, ranking Whistler Blackcomb as the No. 1 Overall Resort for 2014.15.

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Harmony Chairlift

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH STANLEY BLACK & DECKER

Whistler Blackcomb is proud to announce a new strategic alliance with top tools and solutions provider Stanley Black & Decker.

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