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Whistler Blackcomb
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Why Choose Whistler Blackcomb?

You have lots of choice when deciding on where to visit for a ski vacation but here are a few reasons why Whistler Blackcomb stands above the rest.
The Resort

Whistler Blackcomb is a place where deep mountain culture collides with a spirit of adventure, progression and international acclaim. It’s a place sculpted by legendary peaks, Olympic athletes and an insatiable wonder. Two mountains converge on one lift ticket and unite at the base of Whistler Village at the end of the day—the vibrant and iconic epicenter of winter festivity. Together, it’s what sets us apart as a world-class ski resort in every which way.

Whistler Blackcomb

#1 Overall Resort 2016

Consistently rated as North America’s #1 resort, Whistler Blackcomb is proud to be presented with the highest resort rankings amongst other ski destinations.Review Rankings


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  • Terrain Variety
  • Après

  • Terrain Parks
  • Off-Hill Activities

The Journey from Sea to Sky

Where's Whistler?

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Whistler is located in Canada’s coastal mountains of British Columbia along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway. We’re just 2 hours north of the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) or a 4.5-hour drive from Seattle—all you need is a passport if coming from the US. 

Getting Here

Whistler Blackcomb

North America's Largest Ski Resort

With the most skiable terrain in North America, Whistler Blackcomb has a massive reputation. Spanning 8,171 acres, the vast and varied terrain will entice first-time skiers and seasoned shredders alike. Two side-by-side mountains are connected by the Guinness World Record-holding PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and supported by one of the largest networks of high-speed chairlifts in the world. And with one of the longest ski seasons on the continent, we’ve got all the makings of a #1-ranked resort for a reason.

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How do we stack up?

Compare the acreage of Whistler Blackcomb to other ski resorts in North America.

With a mile-high vertical, a top elevation that lets you breathe easy, and much more, Whistler Blackcomb clearly stands above the rest.

Terrain for everyone

Big Mountain
Legendary chutes, steeps, cliffs and couloirs. All the important ingredients for a freeskiing paradise.
High Alpine
Perched above treeline at the top of the mountain, incredible views and trails for every skill level.
Powder-filled Bowls
Sixteen irresistible, intermediate-level bowls brimming with fresh snow and wide-open slopes.
Gladed Trees
Secluded powder stashes tucked inside enchanting forests, often just beyond the groomed trails.
Flowing Groomers
Smooth corduroy for cruising, carving or leg-burning descents—like the Peak to Creek, 11 km / 7 mi. long.
Dedicated family zones and children’s on-mountain play areas give everyone a chance to play and progress.

Whistler Blackcomb's Snow Advantage

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Explore The Village

Slope-side Mountain Village

Whistler Village is a lively mix of off-hill action and amenities, folded into a pedestrian-only vibrant hub conveniently located directly at the base of the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Teeming with shops, restaurants, accommodations and day-to-day essentials, the Village anchors a year-round mountain culture and has everything to meet the needs of those who gather here—without the need for a car.

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Ultimate Après and Nightlife

With slopeside après spots at each mountain base an a nightlife scene that stays up late, Whistler does apres achieves top marks by almost every ski and snowboard publication on the planet.

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World Class Dining

Whistler’s culinary scene has evolved into one that rivals cities ten times the size. With more than 200 establishments dishing up delight, Whistler’s range is as big as your appetite.

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Top Gear In Store

Stroll through the Village and it’s clear that this isn’t frontier-land. From high fashion to high performance gear, Whistler is chock-full of trend-makers, and the over 200 Village stores are stocked with a huge selection.

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Summer Activity Packages
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