TWO NEW LIFTS AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB GIVE MORE LAPS AND MORE VALUE FOR 2013.14 SEASON PASSES AND EDGE CARDS

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WHISTLER, BC April 1, 2013 – This spring, Whistler Blackcomb announces the return of the lowest price guarantee on Unlimited Season Passes and EDGE Cards for the 2013-2014 winter season, if purchased by May 6, 2013. The down payment option is available again, letting guests lock in the Adult Unlimited Pass rate of $1,330 by paying a non-refundable $199 (plus tax) deposit with the balance charged in September.

“The introduction of the New Harmony 6 high-speed, six-pack chairlift and Crystal Ridge Express high-speed quad chairlift will bring shorter wait times, letting our season pass holders get in even more skiing and riding,” says Stuart Rempel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. “We know guests really appreciate the $199 down payment option and new seasons pass holders can add on unlimited spring skiing/riding for this season for only $69; this is a phenomenal deal, especially when you factor in our amazing spring conditions with skiing and riding until Monday, May 20.”

EDGE Cards are also available for next season at the spring rate of $355 for five days and $639 for ten days, enabling guests to ski for as little as $64 per day. Five and ten day EDGE Card purchased before May 6, 2013 come with a bonus early-season day next winter (valid before December 20, 2013) and one free PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience Pass to be used next summer. Unlimited spring 2013 skiing/riding, April 1 through May 20, 2013, can be added on to the purchase of next season’s five or ten day EDGE Card for only $79.

Additional perks with a season pass purchase include: a free unlimited summer PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience Pass; 20 per cent off on-mountain dining at the Roundhouse Lodge, Raven’s Nest, and Chic Pea Hut on Whistler Mountain and Rendezvous and Glacier Creek Lodges on Blackcomb Mountain; and a 10 per cent family discount on additional season pass purchases.

New to the 2013 season pass perks program is 50 per cent off lift tickets at all Mountain Collective partner resorts. Resorts participating in the 2013 Mountain Collective include Alta/Snowbird, UT; Aspen/Snowmass, CO; Jackson Hole, WY; Mammoth, CA and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, CA.

Experience It This Spring

Whistler Blackcomb has received a total of 1033cm of snow this season. There has been 228cm of snowfall in March alone, resulting in phenomenal spring skiing/riding conditions. Skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb is available through to May 20, 2013.

Guests interested in planning a trip to Whistler Blackcomb this spring can take advantage of the Après On Us 48 Hour Sale. Vacations booked on April 3 and 4, 2013 for arrival anytime in April will receive 40 per cent off lodging rates and a $20 voucher to be used at a number of participating après spots, including the Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC), Merlin’s Bar and Grill, and Dusty’s Bar and BBQ. Visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com/48hrsale for details.

Events happening in Whistler this spring include the World Ski & Snowboard Festival April 12 – 21, 2013. For more information please visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com/festival.

2013-2014 season pass and EDGE Cards are now available for purchase online at www.whistlerblackcomb.com/save or by calling 1.866.218.9687. Applicable taxes will apply to all season pass and EDGE Cards products.

Events happening in Whistler this spring include the World Ski & Snowboard Festival April 12 – 21, 2013. Guests can take advantage of discounts with ski and stay with packages starting from $83 per person and room only deals from $99, per night. For more information please visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com/festival or call 1-888-403-4727

About Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78 miles) from Vancouver, British Columbia. North America’s premier four season mountain resort, Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which combined offer over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receives on average over 1,192 centimetres (469 inches) of snow annually, and one of the longest ski seasons in North America. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities, including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. 

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Proud to be a venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

 

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