Hours of Operations and Mountain Stats

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WINTER 2019.20 OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain November 28, 2019 May 25, 2020
Blackcomb Mountain November 28, 2019 April 19, 2020
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola November 28, 2019 April 19, 2020
Creekside Gondola November 28, 2019 April 19, 2020

*Hours of operation are subject to change.


Hours of Operation

Winter 2019.20 Open Close
Nov 28 - Jan 24 8:30am 3:00pm
Jan 25 - Feb 21 8:30am 3:30pm
Feb 22 - Apr 19 8:30am 4:00pm

Spring 2020 Open Close
April 20 - May 18 10:00am 4:00pm*

*Spring skiing and riding on Whistler Mountain only. PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and Blackcomb Mountain closed April 19, 2020.
Spring sightseeing is available April 20 - May 22, 2020 on Whistler Mountain. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola will re-open for summer sightseeing May 23, 2020.
SPRING 2020 SIGHTSEEING OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain April 20, 2020 May 22, 2020


SUMMER 2020 SIGHTSEEING OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain May 23, 2020 October 12, 2020
Blackcomb Mountain June 6, 2020 October 12, 2020
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola* May 23, 2020 October 12, 2020
*Please note the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is open on weekends & holidays only from September 14 - October 12, 2020.


SUMMER 2020
BIKE PARK
OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain May 15, 2020 October 12, 2020
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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 April 20 - May 25 10am - 4pm
May 25 - June 18 10am - 5pm Sat, Jun 13 10am - 8pm
June 19 - September 7 9:30am - 5pm 9:30am - 8pm Fri-Sun
Blackcomb Gondola June 6 - 19 10am - 5pm
  June 20 - Sept 7 9:30am - 5pm
  September 8 - 13 10am - 5pm
  September 14 - October 12 10am - 5pm 10am - 8pm Saturdays
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola May 23 - September 13 10am - 5pm
September 14 - October 12 10am - 5pm Weekends & Holidays only
Bike Park May 15 - October 12 See Full Hours of Ops
Adventure Zone June 20 - 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).
 

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October 15 - December 31 8:30am - 5:30pm
January 1 - Spring 8:00am - 5:30pm

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