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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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Early Opening

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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Turkey Sale

GOBBLE UP THE BEST DEALS ON WINTER GEAR AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB’S TURKEY SALE OCTOBER 10-13

As Thanksgiving creeps closer, the leaves change colour and the minds of bikers and hikers everywhere begin dreaming about powder days. Meanwhile, Whistler Blackcomb’s retail team is busy slapping sale stickers on all of its top name ski and snowboard gear for the annual, legendary Turkey Sale.

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Whistler Blackcomb

DOUG MACFARLANE PROMOTED TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

Doug MacFarlane has been promoted to the position of Director of Operations at Whistler Blackcomb. In this role he joins Whistler Blackcomb’s Senior Leadership Team comprised of fourteen individuals.

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ColdFront

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB'S COLDFRONT ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL VOTING NOW LIVE

September 29, 2014
Fall has officially arrived at Whistler Blackcomb, and as leaves change colours and temperatures drop, the stoke for winter rises. To help tide over thirsty powder fans Whistler Blackcomb is hosting COLDFRONT an online film festival, featuring six talented ski and snowboard filmmakers vying for a $10,000 cash prize as selected by the viewers based on online votes. Videos can be watched and voted for online now.

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No 1 Ranking

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NAMED No. 1 SKI AREA IN NORTH AMERICA BY READERS OF SKI MAGAZINE

Sept 18, 2014
The 27th annual SKI Magazine Reader’s Poll has named Whistler Blackcomb the No. 1 overall best ski resort in North America. The online survey saw 41,000 resort rankings submitted by SKI Magazine readers and ranks the top 50 North American ski resorts in a variety of categories valued by ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

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Whistler Blackcomb

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ELEVATES GUEST EXPERIENCE FOR 2014.2015 WINTER SEASON

Whistler Blackcomb’s official opening day is November 27, 2014, but with good early season conditions the resort can always be counted on to open early. This is a summary of the improvements guests can expect to see for the 2014.2015 winter season.

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mountain collective

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND SUN PEAKS, CANADA’S TWO LARGEST SKI RESORTS, SIGN RECIPROCAL SEASONS PASS AGREEMENT

Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks Resort are excited to announce a new reciprocal seasons pass agreement. This agreement allows 2014.15 Season Passholders to receive a discount of 50 per cent off the window ticket rate at each of the resorts, Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks Resort.

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Summer Alpine Experience

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND MONSTER ENERGY PARTNER TO CREATE NEW PORTABLE MINI RAMP

Whistler Blackcomb and Monster Energy Canada, Ltd, the official energy drink of Whistler Blackcomb, have partnered in bringing innovation to the world of skateboarding with the creation of a new portable mini ramp.

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GOOD EATS AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ALL SUMMER LONG

If variety is the spice of life then Whistler Blackcomb is one flavourful resort, with no shortage of dining options available on and off the mountains this summer. Recognizing a hearty meal is an integral part of any mountain experience, Whistler Blackcomb is constantly looking for ways to evolve its food and beverage program and this summer that includes introducing Garbo’s Grill, a new customizable burger bar, and a Kids Eat Free deal into the mix.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND ICEBREAKER ANNOUNCE THREE–YEAR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Whistler Blackcomb has just announced a three-year retail and marketing partnership with Icebreaker, the New Zealand brand that established the merino wool category for the outdoor apparel industry.

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Alpine hiking

GET UP HIGH AND STAY COOL AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

When the mercury rises in British Columbia during the summer months, the Whistler Blackcomb alpine offers the perfect escape to beat the heat. The cool, crisp mountain air provides a refreshing environment, ideal for exploring one of the many trails and activities available at Whistler’s higher elevations.

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Dusty's

BULLEIT BOURBON CANADIAN NATIONAL BBQ CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURNS TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB WITH NEW TITLE SPONSOR AND A TON OF FLAVOUR, AUGUST 1-3

Grill masters across North America are putting the final touches on their BBQ sauces and smoking techniques as they prepare to face off at the Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships in Whistler from August 1 to 3.

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Summer Alpine Experience

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NOW OFFERING NEW ‘FLIGHT SEEING’ HELI-TOUR

For the first time ever, Whistler Blackcomb is excited to announce Blackcomb Aviation will be offering an exciting new ‘flight seeing’ heli-tour from the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. Tours will be offered effective immediately and for the months of July and August.

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