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Whistler — the ultimate mountain lifestyle destination

Discover the perfect seasonal alpine town, where the ski season flows into spring and summertime activities ride into autumn. Whether you’re looking for a legendary ski trip or incredible hiking trails across captivating scenery, Whistler is a top-notch choice for your next holiday.

Reach Whistler from Vancouver. Ski or snowboard your way across Whistler Blackcomb, where winter brings out-of-this-world skiing, with powder to your waist. Soak up the extensive terrain, with over 200 runs for beginners to advanced. Check out the almighty PEAK 2 PEAK gondola and the chance for heli-skiing. When you’re not cruising the slopes, join a dog-sledding ride, try an ice cave excursion or hop on a snowmobile tour. If you’re after a touch of solitude after a day on the mountain, relax in a spa before sipping drinks by a fireside.

Ski holidays in Whistler

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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

Whistler Blackcomb has a vast variety of green pistes through varying altitudes, giving beginners a 'whole mountain' experience. Slow skiing zones are spread across the ski resort and highlighted on piste maps, which are marshalled by a Mountain Safety Team. Both mountains also have snowboarding lessons and feature specialised camps with instruction and activities.

Skiing for intermediates in Whistler

Over half of Whistler Blackcomb's pistes are graded for intermediates, meaning that new challenges await those who return year on year. Challenging mogul fields, exciting heli-skiing, tree skiing and off-piste ventures await the more experienced. Both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains have their own terrain park for snowboarders. Whistler caters more for beginners and Blackcomb for the experienced snowboarder, but both have half-pipes and jumps.

Advanced skiing in Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb's high alpine areas offer superb wide-open bowls, steep chutes and thrilling double black diamond pistes. Immerse yourself in a culture of epic freestyle skiing and soak up every opportunity to challenge your skills. Snowboarders will exhilarate their sensations with the free riding here and in other off-piste locations.

Family ski holidays in Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb has licensed childcare for babies and toddlers and parents are provided with a pager. The resort has a Children's Adventure Park, Adventure Zone and a play-fort. On Whistler mid-mountain, families can ski downhill on special green runs. The green runs on Whistler feature 'Family Zones' and 'Go Slow' areas.

Whistler summer holidays

Senior aged woman canoeing on a pristine lake at sunrise.

Feel your senses come alive on a summer holiday in Whistler, where the mountains become a nature-loving playground. Whether you want to zipline through the treetops, paddle board across open lakes, find thrills mountain biking or venture along mesmerising hiking trails – you’ll discover the great outdoors in Whistler. Book your flights to Vancouver and hire a car to begin your lakes and mountain break. It’s time to get outside and immerse yourself in the captivating landscape. Take part in an abundance of activities available at this seasonal resort – Whistler is waiting for you.

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