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SNOW REPORT - WEATHER FORECAST

Looking for up-to-the-minute snow and weather reports for Whistler Blackcomb? Look no further. You'll find mountain temperatures, wind speeds, snowfall accumulation, forecasts and everything else you'll need to know to plan your day on the slopes right here on the Official Whistler Blackcomb Snow & Weather Forecast.

For backcountry information and the Backcountry Avalanche Advisory please review our Backcountry Information

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Alpine Forecast

Alpine Forecast (Roundhouse/Rendezvous at 1850m) provided by RWDI - Consulting Engineers and Scientists.
Alpine Forecast (at 1850m) provided by RWDI
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Synopsis

Forecast

Freezing Level Reference
Blackcomb Mountain

2,284m7,494ft Top of 7th Heaven Express

1,860m6,102ft Rendezvous Lodge, PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

1,545m5,069ft Glacier Creek Lodge

1,248m4,094ft Top of Wizard Express

685m2,247ft Blackcomb Base, Bottom of Wizard Express

Whistler Mountain

2,182m7,160ft Top of Whistler Mountain

1,850m6,069ft Roundhouse Lodge, PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

1,662m5,453ft Chic Pea, Top of Garbanzo Express

1,300m4,265ft Raven's Nest, Top of Creekside Gondola

675m2,214ft Whistler Village


PLEASE NOTE: The freezing level image above is not to scale and the numbers on the dashed lines are a close estimate of the elevation across both mountains.

VILLAGE/VALLEY FORECAST

Conditions

 
Forecast

Whistler Valley forecast provided by Environment Canada. Elevation: 650m.
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Live Lift Status

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Blackcomb Mountain Lifts Status
7TH HEAVEN EXPRESS CLOSED
CATSKINNER CHAIR STANDBY
COCA-COLA TUBE PARK CLOSED
CRYSTAL RIDGE EXPRESS CLOSED
EXCALIBUR GONDOLA STANDBY
EXCELERATOR EXPRESS STANDBY
GLACIER EXPRESS CLOSED
HORSTMAN T-BAR CLOSED
JERSEY CREAM EXPRESS STANDBY
MAGIC CHAIR CLOSED
PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA CLOSED
SHOWCASE T-BAR CLOSED
SOLAR COASTER EXPRESS STANDBY
WIZARD EXPRESS CLOSED
Gondola
PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA
Whistler Mountain Lifts Status
BIG RED EXPRESS CLOSED
CREEKSIDE GONDOLA CLOSED
EMERALD EXPRESS CLOSED
FITZSIMMONS EXPRESS CLOSED
FRANZ'S CHAIR CLOSED
GARBANZO EXPRESS CLOSED
HARMONY 6 EXPRESS CLOSED
OLYMPIC CHAIR CLOSED
PEAK EXPRESS CLOSED
PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA CLOSED
SYMPHONY EXPRESS CLOSED
T-BARS CLOSED
WHISTLER VILLAGE GONDOLA CLOSED
Live Operational Updates

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Skiable Acres
Lifts Running
Runs Open
Runs Groomed
Tube Parks

Coca-Cola Tube Park
Terrain Parks

Whistler
Blackcomb
Family

Kids Magic Castle
Tree Fort

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Trails Groomed


GMC RUN OF THE DAY
Springboard to Excelerator Express

 

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GMC RUN OF THE DAY

 
7th Heaven


        Crystal Zone


              Excalibur - Wizard


                    Excelerator - Solar Coaster - Catskinner


                          Glacier


                                Jersey Cream

                                      Big Red - Franz's - Garbanzo


                                            Creekside


                                                  Emerald - Garbanzo


                                                        Habitat Terrain Park


                                                              Harmony


                                                                    Symphony Amphitheatre


                                                                          The Peak - T-Bar


                                                                                Village - Olympic - Fitzsimmons

                                                                                      • Village Cam N/A
                                                                                      • Whistler Cam N/A
                                                                                      • Whistler Peak N/A
                                                                                      • Blackcomb Cam N/A
                                                                                      • Glacier Express N/A
                                                                                      • 7th Heaven 2240 | -3.7
                                                                                      NOW LIVE: New 7th Heaven HD Webcam

                                                                                      The new Violet Prism HD webcam at the top of 7th Heaven now provides crisp, high-definition alpine views of adjacent Whistler Mountain and surrounding peaks. This view is especially stunning during evening sunsets.

                                                                                      Key Features – Try It Out

                                                                                      Replay The Day – take a look back in the day by viewing individual images and scroll through to see a time-lapse of how it progressed.
                                                                                      Download Full Screen HD Images – Take a piece of heaven home by quickly downloading your favorite image from the day in high-definition.
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                                                                                      Hours of Operation

                                                                                      Mountain Operations / Key Updates

                                                                                      • April 24-28: Blackcomb Mountain upload via Excalibur Gondola only.
                                                                                      • April 24-28: Wizard Express is closed, reopens Saturday April 29.
                                                                                      • April 29-May 22: Wizard Express open for upload. (Excalibur Gondola open weekends only)
                                                                                      • April 24-May 26: Whistler Village Gondola closed. Reopens for sightseeing on Saturday, May 27.
                                                                                      • April 24-May 26: PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola closed. Reopens for sightseeing on Saturday, May 27.
                                                                                      • Ski out available out to mid-station on Excalibur Gondola. Downloading is recommended as conditions are marginal.
                                                                                      • Crystal Ridge Express & Catskinner Chair are closed for the season and Glacier Express is dependent on weather and skier volume.
                                                                                      Blackcomb Sightseeing / Key Updates

                                                                                      • April 24-28: Blackcomb Mountain upload via Excalibur Gondola only. (No foot access on Excelerator Chair) (No PEAK 2 PEAK)
                                                                                      • April 29-May 26: Wizard and Solar Coaster Chairs to the top of Blackcomb Mountain and the Rendezvous Lodge.(No PEAK 2 PEAK)
                                                                                      • April 24-May 26: PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola closed. Reopens for sightseeing on Saturday, May 27.
                                                                                      • May 27-June 9: Whistler Mountain Only- Whistler Village Gondola to Roundhouse Lodge. Download on Whistler Village Gondola. PEAK 2 PEAK Open – Access to Blackcomb via PEAK 2 PEAK (no download on Blackcomb Mountain)
                                                                                      Winter 2016.17 Open Last Day
                                                                                      Whistler Mountain Nov 23, 2016 Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                      Blackcomb Mountain Nov 24, 2016 May 22, 2017

                                                                                      PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
                                                                                      Nov 24, 2016 Apr 23, 2017

                                                                                      Hours of Operation
                                                                                      Winter 2016.17 Open Close
                                                                                      Nov 23 - Dec 27
                                                                                      8:30am 3:00pm
                                                                                      Dec 28 - Jan 8
                                                                                      8:00am 3:00pm
                                                                                      Jan 9 - Jan 27
                                                                                      8:30am 3:00pm
                                                                                      Jan 28 - Feb 24
                                                                                      8:30am 3:30pm
                                                                                      Feb 25 - Apr 23
                                                                                      8:30am 4:00pm

                                                                                      Apr 24 - May 22

                                                                                      10:00am 4:00pm
                                                                                      Blackcomb Mountain only (PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and Whistler Mountain closed for skiing and riding from April 24 - May 22, 2017)

                                                                                      Note:
                                                                                      All alpine lifts close 60 mins earlier to allow for Patrol sweep. All lifts are subject to weather and can close without notice. Please check the Live Lift Status or speak with Lift Operation staff for current status.

                                                                                      Summer 2017

                                                                                      Summer Sightseeing Open Last Day
                                                                                      PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola May 27, 2017* Oct 9, 2017**
                                                                                      * Sightseeing is accessed via the Whistler Village Gondola from Whistler Village. Blackcomb base access is available via the Wizard Express, as of Saturday June 10, 2017 until Monday September 4, 2017 (Whistler Village Gondola access only after September 4, please note weekend only operation from September 18 - October 6).

                                                                                      ** PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and Whistler Village Gondola are open Saturday/Sunday Only from September 18 - October 8, plus holiday Monday on October 9, 2017
                                                                                      (Closed Monday to Friday from September 18 - October 6, 2017)

                                                                                      Additional Hours Of Operations

                                                                                      COCA-COLA ®/™ TUBE PARK
                                                                                      This isn't the tobogganing you remember from your childhood. More like multi-lane, high speed extreme tubing that just may be one of the best memories of your time here. More Info
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                                                                                      BLACKCOMB GLACIER
                                                                                      Summer Skiing & Snowboarding More Info

                                                                                      Guest Services

                                                                                      Whistler Village Guest Services
                                                                                      Whistler Village Open Close
                                                                                      April 24 - May 19 9:00am 5:00pm
                                                                                      May 20 - June 9
                                                                                      Mon,Wed,Sat
                                                                                      9:00am 8:00pm
                                                                                      May 20 - June 9
                                                                                      Tue,Thur,Fri,Sun
                                                                                      9:00am 5:00pm
                                                                                      June 10 - Sept 4 9:00am 8:00pm

                                                                                      Whistler Creekside Guest Services
                                                                                      Creekside Open Close
                                                                                      April 24 - Winter - -closed

                                                                                      Blackcomb Guest Services - Base of Blackcomb Mountain
                                                                                      Blackcomb Daylodge Open Close
                                                                                      April 24 - April 28 - -closed
                                                                                      April 29 - May 22 9am 5pm
                                                                                      May 22 - Winter - -closed
                                                                                      Adventure Zone Open Close
                                                                                      June 17 Sept 4
                                                                                      Sun-Thur
                                                                                      9:30am 6:00pm
                                                                                      June 17 Sept 4
                                                                                      Fri-Sat
                                                                                      9:30am 8:00pm

                                                                                      Backcountry Avalanche Advisory

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                                                                                      This three day avalanche hazard forecast is prepared for the Sea to Sky Region. This includes the areas beyond Whistler Blackcomb’s ski area boundaries, including terrain easily accessible as a day tour. This advisory refers to areas outside the ski area boundary.

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                                                                                      Danger Ratings Explained
                                                                                      1 - Low

                                                                                      Generally safe avalanche conditions.

                                                                                      Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.

                                                                                      Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely. Small avalanches in isolated areas or extreme terrain.

                                                                                      2 - Moderate

                                                                                      Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.

                                                                                      Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

                                                                                      Small avalanches in specific areas; or large avalanches in isolated areas.

                                                                                      3 - Considerable

                                                                                      Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential.

                                                                                      Natural avalanches possible; human-triggered avalanches likely.

                                                                                      Small avalanches in many areas; or large avalanches in specific areas; or very large avalanches in isolated areas.

                                                                                      4 - High

                                                                                      Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.

                                                                                      Natural avalanches likely; human-triggered avalanches very likely.

                                                                                      Large avalanches in many areas; or very large avalanches in specific areas.

                                                                                      5 - Extreme

                                                                                      Avoid all avalanche terrain.

                                                                                      Natural and human-triggered avalanches certain.

                                                                                      Large to very large avalanches in many areas

                                                                                      Forecast Disclaimer
                                                                                      USE AT YOUR OWN RISK

                                                                                      The Whistler Blackcomb Avalanche Bulletin, and other information and services provided by Avalanche Canada are intended for personal and recreational purposes only

                                                                                      THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM DISCOMFORT, INJURY, OR DEATH, CLAIMS BY THIRD PARTIES OR FOR OTHER SIMILAR COSTS, OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION.

                                                                                      The user acknowledges that it is impossible to accurately predict natural events such as avalanches in every instance, and uses the data in this bulletin with this always foremost in mind. The accuracy or reliability of the data is not guaranteed or warranted in any way and the Providers disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use, or inability to use the data.

                                                                                      Forecast provided by Avalanche Canada.
                                                                                      Avalanche Skills Training Programs
                                                                                      Avalanche Skills Training (AST) programs are an essential first step to safe backcountry use in the winter. Based on curriculum established by Avalanche Canada, AST 1 and 2 courses provide a blend of practical field days with indoor theory. More Info
                                                                                      Extremely Canadian Backcountry Adventures
                                                                                      In a full day of mind-blowing guided backcountry snowboarding, telemarking or skiing, ACMG Guides will share techniques and tactics to hone your skiing, boost your safety knowledge, and heighten your awareness in big mountain terrain. More Info
                                                                                      Free Avalanche Awareness Tours
                                                                                      Free daily Avalanche Awareness Tours are run by the Whistler Blackcomb Ski Patrol in the winter. These half day tours cover: Safe travel, terrain evaluation, avalanche phenomenon, control measures within boundary, avalanche safety equipment & rescue techniques.

                                                                                      GMC Denali Precision Points

                                                                                      After 25 years at Whistler Blackcomb, we’ve gotten to know these mountains like the back of our hand. Each powder day and every couloir from Franz’s Meadow to Ruby Bowl – we’ve been here. We help move these mountains, and while doing so have accumulated tonnes of interesting tips and facts that even the most seasoned vets might be surprised to learn. So check back now and again for GMC’s Precision Points and elevate your Whistler Blackcomb experience.

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