Whistler, located just 75 miles north of Vancouver, is consistently ranked number one ski resort in North America by independent surveys. Home of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, each boast over 100 runs having over 10 metres of snow per year. Whistler skiing offers an excellent combination of high open bowls and woodland trails but has terrain suitable for all abilities. Whistler ski slopes run all the way to the village which has an attractive pedestrianised centre where you will find lively apres ski. The village has pleasant walkways and plazas with stylish shops and a huge choice of great bars, clubs and wide variety of restaurants, with prices for food and drink being very affordable.Designed by skiers, for skiers, Whistler offers everything you could possibly want from a ski holiday for all ages and budgets.

Activities

Dog sledding, ice climbing, snowmobiling / skidooing, heli-skiing, cross-country skiing, winter walking paths, snowshoe walking, sleigh rides, outdoor ice skating, snow-tubing, bobsleigh, skeleton. Swimming pool with spa, leisure centre, ziplining.

Eating out

Whistler has everything from continental to oriental cuisine, for all price ranges with almost 200 places to eat in the town and on the mountains. Whistler centre itself has over 90, from large gourmet restaurants to tiny huts, so you really will be spoit

Other amenities

Helicopter rides, bungee jumping, cinema, Vancouver away-day

  • Transfer time: Vancouver : 2 Hours 30 mins.
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar

Suitability

  • Beginners: 4
  • Intermediates: 5
  • Advanced: 5
  • Snowboarding: 5

Resort statistics

  • Resort height: 675m
  • Ski range: 675-2284m
  • Total kilometres of piste: 8171 acres (Area)
  • Number of runs: Easy 62, Intermediate 132, Difficult 80 (Area)
  • Number of lifts: Gondolas 4, Chairlifts 18, Drag lifts 6

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