Hours of Operations and Mountain Stats

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WINTER 2020.21 OPENING DAY LAST DAY
Whistler Mountain November 26, 2020 May 24, 2021
Blackcomb Mountain November 26, 2020 April 18, 2021
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola November 26, 2020 April 18, 2021
Creekside Gondola November 26, 2020 April 18, 2021

Hours of Operation

Winter 2020.21 Open Close
November 26 - January 29 8:30am 3:00pm
January 30 - February 26 8:30am 3:30pm
February 27 - April 18 8:30am 4:00pm*
April 19 - May 24 10:00am 4:00pm*

*Hours of operation are subject to change. Alpine lifts will close between 2:30pm-3:00pm dependant on weather.

 

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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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