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Early Opening

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB OPENING EARLY - SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

November 13, 2013
- Thanks to cold temperatures, impressive snowmaking and natural snowfall Whistler Mountain will open twelve days early on Saturday, November 16. With five lifts running, guests will have the option to upload from either the Whistler Village Gondola or the Creekside Gondola. Blackcomb Mountain will open, as scheduled, on American Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, 2013.

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Spring Sale

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB RECEIVES TOP SCORES

November 4, 2013
The annual resort rankings are in and Whistler Blackcomb is proud to be the recipient of four “best overall” awards and 12 “category wins”.

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Advanced Backcountry Knowledge

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND ARC’TERYX ANNOUNCE CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP

October 22,2013
Just in time for the 2013.2014 ski season, Whistler Blackcomb and Arc’teryx have entered into an exciting, new, three-year corporate partnership.

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WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK SEASON CAPS OFF WITH A SCAVENGER HUNT: CHASSE AU TRESOR

October 9,2013
The fourth annual Chasse au Tresor scavenger hunt – taking place Saturday, October 12 – is not about intense competition, being the fastest, or gunning it down tight single track trails. It’s about hanging out with a friend or three, riding bikes and solving a series of clues and puzzles in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

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Turkey Sale

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB’S LEGENDARY TURKEY SALE RETURNS OCTOBER 11 - 14

October 3, 2013
It’s almost Thanksgiving, and the snow is flying in the alpine earlier than normal, causing skiers and boarders to rub their mitts together at the thought of Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Turkey Sale.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB SKIERS AND RIDERS PASSIONATE ADVOCATES OF RESORT

September 17, 2013
While annual accolades from ski and snowboard magazines regularly position Whistler Blackcomb as one of the top ranked ski and snowboard destinations in the world, as the saying goes, “The customer knows best.”

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Harmony Chairlift

$18 MILLION CAPITAL EXPANSION FUELS STOKE FOR 2013.2014 WINTER SEASON AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

September 4, 2013
As the countdown to winter begins across the northern hemisphere, Whistler Blackcomb is preparing for the 2013.2014 ski season which will be defined by the resort’s first major capital expansion project since the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola in 2008.

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Season Passes

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB EARLY BIRD SEASON PASSES ON SALE NOW

August 27, 2013
Winter is just around the corner and Early Bird Season Passes for Whistler Blackcomb’s 2013.2014 ski and snowboard season are now on sale

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Alpine hiking

ALPINE HIKING/WALKING TRAILS OPEN TWO WEEKS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

July 18, 2013
- Thanks to warm early summer alpine temperatures and particularly sunny weather, Whistler Blackcomb’s alpine trails will be fully open to the public starting on Saturday for walking, hiking and running.

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BULL’S-EYE CANADIAN NATIONAL BBQ CHAMPIONSHIPS SETS THE STAGE FOR A FOOD-FILLED WEEKEND IN WHISTLER, AUGUST 2-4

July 15, 2013
– Never has the culinary scene at Whistler Blackcomb been more widely celebrated than it will be this August long weekend. From August 2 to 4, 2013 Whistler will play host to the first Winemaker’s Dinner of the season, the Mountain Top BBQ Series on Whistler Mountain, the Araxi Longtable event at Lost Lake, and at the centre of it all, the BULL’S-EYE Canadian National BBQ Championships.

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Skiing & Snowboarding

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING ARE BACK AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB – GLACIER OPENS JUNE 22

June 17, 2013
– On June 22 The Wizard Express Chairlift will start to shuttle skiers and snowboarders up to Blackcomb Mountain’s Horstman Glacier for one of the most unique experiences Whistler has to offer; summer skiing and snowboarding.

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Summer Alpine Experience

NEW ALPINE THEATRE & PEAK 2 PEAK VIEWING GALLERY KICK OFF SUMMER SIGHTSEEING AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

June 12, 2013
– As temperatures heat up in the alpine and snow begins to melt, Whistler Blackcomb’s PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience is unearthed and new summer activities emerge.

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PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB UNVEILS NEW PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA VIEWING GALLERY

May 21, 2013
Whistler Blackcomb has introduced the PEAK 2 PEAK Viewing Gallery, unveiled to the public for the first time on Saturday May 25, opening day for summer sightseeing and the PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience.

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Crud 2 Mud

CRUD 2 MUD DOWNHILL RACE PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ON SUNDAY, MAY 26

May 21,2013
The annual Crud 2 Mud Downhill race is back to mark the transition season between winter snow sports and summer mountain bike season.

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Alpine hiking

WHAT’S NEW AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB THIS SUMMER

May 9, 2013
This summer Whistler Blackcomb is unveiling new products and services, including an interpretive experience for the world-record breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola as well summer themed Alpine Wonder Routes to aid in the discovery of the mountains’ expansive summer lift system and trail networks for hikers and sightseers.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S GREENEST EMPLOYERS FOR FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW

April 22, 2013
For the fifth year in a row Whistler Blackcomb is proud to be named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

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Whistler Mountain Bike Park

WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK OPENS MAY 17, 2013

April 16, 2013
While the World Ski & Snowboard Festival is in full swing on the mountain, anticipation is building among dirt lovers as the Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s opening day is fast approaching on May 17. As of today, mountain bikers can get one pedal stroke closer to riding, jumping, flowing or pumping down their favourite trail as Early Bird Triple Play Cards, Twilight Triple Play Passes and a limited number of specially priced Early Bird Season Passes go on sale

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Spring Sale

SPRING SKIING AND RIDING AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 27, 2013

April 11, 2013
Warmer temperatures, longer days, sun-soaked patios, soft corn snow, and pristine terrain parks are just part of what makes spring such an amazing time at Whistler Blackcomb. While Whistler Mountain closes on April 21, the good times continue with Blackcomb Mountain extending skiing and riding until May 27.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB OFFERS BC RESIDENTS 50 PER CENT OFF ONE DAY LIFT TICKETS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 14 DURING THE WORLD SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL

April 5, 2013
– With incredible spring skiing conditions and almost two full months left in their winter season Whistler Blackcomb is holding a BC Residents Appreciation Day with lift ticket, lesson and rental discounts.

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Spring Sale

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

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.

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