Whistler offers two side-by-side mountains and access to endless alpine terrain: wildflowers, rain forest dwelling black bears, volcanic peaks, mountaintop restaurants and kilometers of hiking and mountain biking trails. Add in the Valley Trail, the world-famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park, lakes, perfect golf greens, a plethora of patios and restaurants, and you have a summer holiday destination that checks all the boxes.
Whistler Mountain Bike Park offers 1,507 metres of lift serviced descending mountain bike trails. The park has four designated zones which offer unique rides suitable for all levels.
From leisurely valley rides to the more adrenaline fuelled adventure, Whistler turns up the heat with technical rides loaded with steep downhill, singletrack, challenging climbs, all taking advantage of Whistler’s natural features plus plenty of trails that have been expertly created. From beginner to the expert technical rides, Whistler provides a summer mountain biking holiday that is beyond ordinary.
The 2018/19 season has some sweet new rides at its bike park. The trail crews have added an additional 13km the Creekside with 5 new trails, 644 vertical metres and it’s very own gondola for access. As part of ongoing development the summer of 2018 adds 3 berm-filled intermediate flow trails, a technical intermediate trail and and advanced level hand-built single track.
With a bike culture like no other, you can celebrate with the pros at Whistler’s legendary Mountain Bike festival – Crankworx. This epic mountain bike event takes place every year where some of best riders on the planet battle it out in a week of freestyle MTB events and racing. Talk to us to find out the dates for Crankworx at Whistler, so you can be there to share the experience on your bike holiday!
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Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Statistics
|Top Elevation||2,182 Metres|
|Village Elevation||675 Metres|
|Alpine Hiking Trails||50km|
Whistler Top Rides
Whistler Trail Map
Whistler is the perfect summer destination with an almost endless array of activities available to fill every day. Action packed or laid back, from heart-racing thrills to epic sightseeing, Whistler has it all.
Bear Viewing Tours
Get up close to Whistler’s resident black bear population in their natural habitat with an interpretive tour by Whistler’s expert bear researchers.
Whistler’s hiking trail network lets you explore its unique surroundings. Guided tours are available to experience alpine tracks or the lush
rain forest of the valley below.
This world-breaking gondola will take you between the tops of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and is a transport hub for hiking, sightseeing and mountain top dining.
White Water Rafting
Ride the melt water from the mountains on a fast, fun white water rafting tour on the many rivers around Whistler.
This treetop eco-trek takes you through coastal rain forest with an exhilarating zip through the forest canopy high above the valley. The Sasquatch line between Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains is the longest zipline in North America.
Take the leap at British Columbia’s highest year-round bungee jumping site.
Get a bird’s eye view via helicopter or float-plane of Whistler’s mountain ranges, glaciers, valleys, rivers and lakes.
Set off into the backcountry, or wind your way up Blackcomb Mountain to discover how a guided all-terrain vehicle tour can put a unique
spin on your vacation.
With outdoor and indoor rock climbing on offer, Whistler has options for families, groups and expert climbers.
Canoeing, Kayaking, Lakes & Beaches
Paddle and sail the lakes and waterways around Whistler. Take a canoe ride on the River of Golden Dreams or spend a lazy afternoon on a
paddleboard at Lost Lake. Just two of the many options.
Enjoy Whistler by horseback on tours through forests and meadows with trails taking you to stunning rivers and lakes.
Getting to Whistler
Located on Canada’s West Coast, Whistler is only a two and a half hour drive on the stunningly scenic Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver International Airport.
Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.
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