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For your safety, Whistler Blackcomb will be managing how many people are on our mountains this season and implementing a pass holder reservation system. Reservations will be required to access our mountains. For the vast majority of days, we anticipate our mountains will be able to accommodate everyone who wants to ski or ride at our resorts. This reservation system is designed to give you peace of mind knowing that you will have the space you need to feel safe and physically distance, no matter what day you visit. If you book lodging and wish to ski or ride during your stay, you must have a pass reservation or lift ticket in order to access the mountain. For additional details please click here


A genuine winter wonderland, Whistler Blackcomb offers you endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Aside from the best winter playground in North America, choose from easygoing family fun to extreme adrenaline adventures—and everything in between. Once the day’s on-mountain adventures are done, the Village is packed with family-friendly activities. Restaurants and bars like the GLC, Merlin’s and Dusty’s Bar & BBQ welcome kids until 8pm and gives everyone a chance to enjoy après. And for those with energy to spare, skate circles around one another at the outdoor skating rink at Olympic Plaza, and experience the thrill of the Tube Park. Book early and save up to 40% off your family ski vacation. Book online or call 1-888-403-4727.


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COVID-19 Travel Advisory:

BC is in Step 3 of the Restart Plan. During Step 3, travellers from across Canada are invited to visit BC.

Canada’s borders opened to fully vaccinated American travellers on August 9, 2021. Effective September 7, 2021, fully vaccinated international travellers can visit Canada. If you are travelling from outside of Canada please be sure to check the most recent Travel Requirements.

Health and safety remain our top priority. At our resorts this summer, we will be operating according to local public health orders and following their guidance as it relates to face coverings and checking for the BC Vaccine Card. More information can be found HERE. We encourage everyone to follow Provincial guidelines as the pandemic continues to evolve.


Find the best time to come


With an almost 200-day ski and snowboard season, choosing the best time to visit Whistler Blackcomb in the winter can be difficult. Each part of our winter is different, providing unique experiences that leave you wanting to come back for more. Discover our seasons below for a glimpse into when to visit.

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Mid-November to Late December

With some of the best prices (and smaller crowds) of the season, great availability of family-friendly lodging, abundant early season snowfall, and a wonderfully festive atmosphere as you get closer to the holidays, it’s easy to see why so many families choose early season for their Whistler Blackcomb visit.

Early Season Details:

  • Value: High
  • Average Snowfall: 249 centimeters (98 inches) in November, 227 centimeters (89 inches) in December
  • Terrain Open: Mid-mountain piste with alpine terrain and ski-outs as snow falls
  • Featured Events: Opening Day celebration, Whistler Film Festival.

Insider Tips:

  • Whistler Mountain typically opens even earlier than planned, so be prepared at least a week or two out to get your first turns in.
  • GORE-TEX® products are best to keep you warm and dry all day long. It's especially important in the early season when we see a mixture of precipitation.

Late December to Early January

Families love celebrating the holidays at Whistler Blackcomb! Our beautifully decorated resort village takes festiveness to a whole new level with an atmosphere that is absolutely magical. On and around the mountains, an endless array of amazing outdoor activities and awesome holiday-themed events deliver the promise of an unforgettable holiday experience for everyone big and small.

Holiday Season Details:

  • Value: Moderate
  • Average Snowfall: 227 centimeters (89 inches) in December
  • Terrain Open: All terrain
  • Featured Events: First Night New Years Celebration

Insider Tips:

  • Get up early to beat the crowds by being in line before the lifts open from the bottom.
  • Stay up high and move around the mountain as new lifts open up on the mountain.
  • Eat smart, breaking for lunch before 11:30 a.m. or after 1 p.m. to skip the crowds.

Early to Late January

Whistler delivers one-of-a-kind experiences that have been bringing families closer together for generations and January is a perfect time to make some new memories of your own. From our popular Whistler Kids Snow School and specially-designed family zones (not to mention the most groomed terrain in North America) to the thrilling Coca-Cola® Tube Park and the endless family fun in our spectacular resort village, this is family adventure that everyone will love.

Deep Winter Details:

  • Value: Medium-High
  • Average Snowfall: 187 centimeters (74 inches) in January
  • Terrain Open: All terrain
  • Featured Events: WinterPRIDE, Samsung Deep Winter Photo Challenge presented by GORE-TEX®

Insider Tips:

  • Skiing the week after the holidays is one of the quietest weeks of the season with the most terrain open.
  • Rent powder skis if you don’t have them ... you’ll need em’.

February to Late March

The longer days of February and March are the perfect time to make all your family’s winter dreams come true. The snow is amazing, our skiable terrain is breathtakingly vast, and the family fun is endless in our awesome resort village. With dedicated kid-friendly zones, activities like snowshoeing, tubing, and ice skating, Kids’ Adventure Camps and so much more, Whistler Blackcomb delivers unforgettable family memories.

Mid Season Details:

  • Value: Medium
  • Average Snowfall: 158 centimeters (62 inches) in February, 248 centimeters (98 inches) in March
  • Terrain Open: All terrain
  • Featured Events: Peak To Valley Race, Roxy Quiksilver Week
  • March is Considered "Powder Month" by locals, due to the abundance of snow seen on average.

Insider Tips:

  • Mid-week skiing will always be less crowded than weekends. Plan your trip by skiing at least Tuesday through Thursday.

April to May

At Whistler Blackcomb, the longer, warmer days of spring offer up big-time family value and fun. Enjoy all the amazing family après at the Olympic Plaza, experience high flying adventure on a Ziptrek tour, then challenge yourselves at one of two Nintendo® Gaming Lounges. For spring’s biggest celebration, don’t miss the concerts, competitions, events and epic fun of the World Ski & Snowboard Festival.

Spring Skiing Details:

  • Value: High
  • Average Snowfall: 85 centimeters (33 inches) in April, 21 centimeters (8 inches) in May
  • Terrain Open: Typically only one mountain post World Ski & Snowboard Festival, with mid-mountain piste and limited alpine terrain only
  • Featured Events: World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Insider Tips:

  • Sunscreen. Multiple times a day.

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