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Ski holidays in Whistler

Whistler’s world famous reputation for ski holidays helps attract over two million visitors every year. A combination of extensive and varied terrain, long season, great snow and a diverse nightlife make Whistler an excellent choice for a wide range of skiers.

The ski season in Whistler Blackcomb stretches out as late as early May and the excellent snowmaking facilities also help extend the season at Whistler Blackcomb. Everyone from beginner to advanced level will find challenging terrain across the two mountains, 8100 acres and over 200 trails. Enjoy easy access to the base Village with accommodation, shops and an unbeatable après-ski scene. Whistler is consistently ranked one of the best ski destinations in the world and access to this great snow is easy.

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Ski holidays in Whistler

Nearest airport to Whistler

Vancouver.

Vancouver

Whistler is 126 km (approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes transfer) from Vancouver airport.

Whistler ski facts

Ski season November - May
Piste area 8171 acres
Resort height 674 m
Lifts 38
Runs 216
Beginners 42
Intermediate 116
Advanced 58

Whistler ski holiday types

Skiing for beginners in Whistler
Skiing for beginners in Whistler.

Skiing for beginners in Whistler

Whistler-Blackcomb has a wide variety of green pistes through varying altitudes, giving beginners a 'whole mountain' experience. Slow skiing zones are spread across both mountains and highlighted on piste maps. These areas are marshalled by a Mountain Safety Team to ensure maximum enjoyment for all. Both mountains also have snowboarding lessons and feature specialised camps with instruction and activities.

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