Hours of Operations and Mountain Stats

MOUNTAIN INFO

 

Whistler Blackcomb is Closed


Whistler Blackcomb is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the interest of public safety, there is no public access to the resort. Whistler Blackcomb has the right under our Controlled Recreation Area License, to limit movement and activities within the resort’s tenure. No uphill access, skiing/riding, biking, hiking or vehicle traffic is permitted. Individuals who choose to ignore this, could face consequences, including the ability to access the resort next season. Patrol is enforcing the closure daily. For backcountry users, Singing Pass access is now closed. BC Parks has closed all parks, including Garibaldi Provincial Park.

Thank you for respecting our decision and for the health of our community, please stay home.
 
SUMMER 2020 SIGHTSEEING OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain TBD October 12, 2020
Blackcomb Mountain TBD October 12, 2020
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola* TBD September 27, 2020
*Please note the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is open on weekends only from September 14 -27, 2020.


SUMMER 2020
BIKE PARK
OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain TBD October 12, 2020
See Full Hours of Ops


SUMMER 2020
GLACIER SKIING**
OPENING DAY LAST DAY
11am - 3pm TBD TBD
**Blackcomb Glacier access via Upload Blackcomb Gondola. Advanced & Expert skiers/riders only. See Full Details



Hours of Operation

Spring / Summer Operations DATES TIMES Weekend / Extended Hours
Whistler Village Gondola TBD - September 7 10am - 4pm
Blackcomb Gondola TBD - October 12 10am - 5pm 10am - 8pm Saturdays
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola TBD - September 13 10am - 5pm
Peak Express Chair
(Open Chairlift)
TBD - September15 11am - 4pm 11am - 5:00pm Fri-Sun
Bike Park TBD - October 12 See Full Hours of Ops
Adventure Zone TBD - September 7 10am - 6pm 10am - 8pm Fri & Sat
10am - 6pm Sun

†All lifts are subject to weather and can close without notice. Please check the Live Lift Status or speak with our lift operation staff for current status.


Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains, offering over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls and 3 glaciers combined, receiving 1,181 centimetres (465 inches) of snow on average annually.

We are home to one of the longest ski seasons in North America, but in the summer, offer a variety of activities including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.


Snowfall


Whistler Blackcomb is blessed with a historical average of 1,181 centimetres (11.8 metres/465 inches/38.8 feet per year), measured at the Pig Alley Weather Station on Whistler Mountain (mid-mountain at elevation 1,660 metres/5,445 feet). 


Base Record


The snow base record for Whistler Mountain is 504 centimetres (197 inches/16.4 feet), set in 1973/74. That season, it snowed significantly in March and April, when traditionally, these months receive less snowfall. 


Annual Snowfall Averages


Whistler Blackcomb's monthly and total snowfall averages are based on the previous 10 years.
Average Snowfall: 1,181 centimetres (465 inches/38.75 feet) 


Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Stats


  • Average Snowfall: 465 inches (38.75 feet/11.81 metres/1,181 centimetres) snow per year.
  • Total Terrain: 8,171 acres (3,307 hectares).
  • Trails: 200+.
  • Longitude/Latitude: 50° latitude, 122° longitude.
  • Mountain Restaurants: 17 with a total of 6,540 seats.
  • Highest Lift Accessed Elevation: 2,284 metres (7,494 feet).
  • Whistler Village Elevation: 675 metres (2,214 feet).
  • Creekside Base Elevation: 653 metres (2,140 feet).
  • Number of Lifts: 37
  • Lift Capacity: 69,939 skiers per hour.


Individual Mountain Stats



Whistler Mountain:
  • Vertical: 1,530 metres (5,020 feet).
  • Top Elevation: 2,182 metres (7,160 feet).
  • Skiable Terrain: 4,757 acres (1,925 hectares).
  • Terrain Type (beginner/intermediate/advanced): 20%/55%/25%.
  • Trails: 100+.
  • Parks & Pipes: 2 parks.
  • Total Number of Lifts: 19 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) including: 2 high-speed gondolas, 1 high-speed 6-pack, 6 high-speed quads, 2 triple chairs, 8 surface lifts.
  • Lift Capacity: 36,148 skiers per hour.
  • Longest Run: 11 kilometres (7 miles) Peak to Creek
  • Mountain Restaurants: 9
  • Snowmaking: 315 acres (127 hectares).

Blackcomb Mountain:
  • Vertical: 1,609 metres (5,280 feet).
  • Top Elevation: 2,284 metres (7,494 feet).
  • Skiable Terrain: 3,414 acres (1,382 hectares).
  • Terrain Type (beginner/intermediate/advanced): 20%/50%/30%.
  • Trails: 100+.
  • Parks & Pipes: 3 parks, 1 super pipe, 1 snow cross track.
  • Total Number of Lifts: 17 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) including: 1 high-speed gondola, 7 high-speed quads, 2 triple chairs, 7 surface lifts.
  • Lift Capacity: 33,791 skiers per hour.
  • Longest Run: 11 kilometres (7 miles) Green Road down Easy Out
  • Mountain Restaurants: 9
  • Snowmaking: 382 acres (156 hectares).
 

Patrol - Emergency

For on hill emergencies only

604-935-5555