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Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day
November 23, 2016 hosted by: The North Face

November 23, 2016


Base Camp Celebration - Nov. 22


Experience, celebrate and share the return of winter!

7pm-10pm November 22, 2016


For the occasion, we will be recreating an expedition base camp in Skier’s Plaza near the Blackcomb Excalibur gondola. It’s the perfect occasion for nature lovers seeking adventure to enjoy their first turn of the season around a bonfire with friends.

We’ve put together a free event that will set the tone to celebrate winter’s arrival.


Come hang out and enjoy:



  • All ages event with 19+ beer garden
  • Live Music by the McQuaid Trio
  • Free prize giveaways
  • Marshmallows & S'mores
  • Covered, campfire zones for chill hangout’s with your friends

Explore Scan and Win - Nov. 23


Because we all crave to be back on the slopes, “Explore, Scan and Win” will give you the perfect opportunity to win prizes simply by riding the mountain.

Download the Whistler Blackcomb App, sign up for WB+, scan your pass at the 3 RFID locations and be entered to win prizes from The North Face.

Scan locations:


  • Red Chair
  • Green Chair
  • TNF Base Camp in Whistler Village at the base of Whistler Mountain

Claim your prize - Nov. 23:


Come to The North Face Store in Whistler Village from 3:30pm-5:30pm Opening Day to claim your prize. MUST BE IN STORE TO WIN.

Grand Prize draw will be a Homestead roomy 2 person tent. Winner will be announced in-store at 5pm sharp!

The North Face Store is located in Whistler village: 4314 Main St #32, Whistler BC.

Rules and Regulations
The North Face Camping

The North Face Base camp


The Opening Day TNF headquarters will be located in Whistler Village, near the Excalibur Gondola at the base of Whistler Mountain. This is where you can find all the information you need about opening weekend activities and programming.

Opening Day Schedule - Nov. 23:

9:30 am to 3pm

TNF Base camp - Skiers Plaza

  • Explore your grounds - scan to win
3:30 pm to 5:30pm
  • Explore your grounds – scan to win GIVE AWAY and happy hour

  • At The North Face Store in Whistler village:
    4314 Main St #32, Whistler

7pm
  • The Explorer - Storytellers
  • Open mic with The North Face athletes Ian McIntosh, Nick McNutt, Tatum Monod, and Whistler Blackcomb ski patroller Richard Wine.
  • At The North Face Store in Whistler village:
    4314 Main St #32, Whistler


Thursday Nov. 24 Schedule:

2 pm to 4 pm

TNF Base camp - Skiers Plaza

  • Karaoke around the bonfire with Rockaoke LIVE

Your opening day moment on Instagram


Share your opening day moment on Instagram and have a chance to win one (1) of three (3) Homestead roomy 2 tents.

To enter, use these tags in your post:


#neverstopexploring and #inthenameofwinter

Rules and Regulations

The North Face Camping

gondola campout contest - Now Closed


Ever wondered what’s it like to camp out and be one of the first in line for Opening Day? The North Face and Whistler Blackcomb have teamed up to provide the ultimate overnight camping experience. Sleep overnight at the base of Whistler Mountain making your commute to the gondola line up the shortest it’s ever been. Not only will you have the opportunity to be one of the first in line, but you’ll get to keep your entire North Face camping setup.

Set up includes:

  • One (1) Homestead roomy 2 person tent
  • Homestead Roomy 2 Tent

  • Two (2) Aleutian 20/-7 size long Sleeping bags
  • Aleutian Sleeping Bag

  • Two (2) Therm-a-Rest BasecampTMmattresses
  • Basecamp Thermarest



Enter online or in store at the following participating locations:

STORE LOCATIONS

Whistler Village:
4314 Main St #32, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Operation hours:
10 am - 9 pm every day

Phone:
604-938-7432




Downtown Vancouver:
792 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1E4

Operation hours:
Mon - Wed 10 am - 7pm
Thu - Fri 10 am - 8 pm
Sat 10 am - 6 pm
Sun 11 am - 6 pm

Phone:
604-677-4770




Vancouver Kitsilano:
2136 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6

Operation hours:
Mon - Wed 10 am - 7pm
Thu - Fri 10 am - 8 pm

Phone:
604-677-6269







Contest Entry


Content Now Closed
Participant must be 13 and over. Any camper under 19 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Contest will close 7 days before opening

Rules and Regulations