Whistler Blackcomb

Head to Whistler Blackcomb for a big mountain winter experience. Conveniently located in the spectacular Coast Mountains two hours from Vancouver. Whistler is consistently ranked one of the best ski resorts in North America. Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains boasting over 200 runs. Boasting an impressive snowfall, over 8,100 acres of skiable terrain, exciting activities off the slopes and a dynamic, welcoming village. Almost 12m of annual snowfall makes for the perfect winter holiday! Without a doubt, this is the winter paradise you have been dreaming of.


Whistler offers two mountains side by side, connected by the Guinness World record breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola at the top, and a vibrant pedestrian-only village nestled at the base of these mountains to keep you busy. With the most terrain and one of the most advanced lift systems in the world it is no wonder some of the world’s best skiers and riders call Whistler Blackcomb home.

There is something for everyone at Whistler Blackcomb with a wide variety of terrain from beginner to expert; there is over 200 marked runs, 16 alpine bowls, and 3 glaciers. Add to that, Whistler Blackcomb Snow School is regarded as one of the best ski and snowboard schools in North America. Whatever your ski or snowboard level, there are great programs for kids, private lessons, group lessons, camps, and technical steepclinics.

  • Rated #1 Ski Resort in North America!
  • Family-friendly
  • Off-mountain activities
  • Après & nightlife action
  • One of the longest ski seasons
  • Ski-in, ski-out village set between two impressive mountains – Whistler and Blackcomb
  • Pedestrian village stroll with amazing shops and dining
  • World record-breaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola – a definite ‘must do’
  • Reliable and consistent snowfall with an average of 11.9 metres (39.1 feet) of snow a year

When you are not skiing, there’s plenty to do and explore like different restaurants, shopping, rest day activities such as a spa treatment, family activities and legendary après and nightlife action.

Top tip: “Join one of the free mountain tours that meet daily at the top of both Whistler and Blackcomb. These tours are a great way to orientate yourself and get some more local terrain based knowledge.” – Tim McNicoll | Whistler Blackcomb

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 2,284 Metres
Village Elevation 675 Metres
Vertical Drop – Whistler 1,530 Metres
Vertical Drop – Blackcomb 1,609 Metres
Skiable Terrain 8,171 Acres
Lifts 37 lifts
Runs 200+
Avg. Annual Snowfall 11.7 Metres
Terrain Beginner – Whistler 20%
Terrain Beginner – Blackcomb 15%
Terrain Intermediate – Whistler 55%
Terrain Intermediate – Blackcomb 55%
Terrain Advanced – Whistler 25%
Terrain Advanced – Blackcomb 30%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map


The pinnacle of Whistler’s skiing experience.

For guests looking to take their experience to the next level, Whistler heli-skiing has what it takes to go the extra distance. The ultimate exhilarating adventure for avid skiers and snowboarders.

As you explore the rugged backcountry terrain, the breathtaking vistas and untouched powder snow create an unforgettable journey. This unique opportunity allows you to escape the crowds and delve into the pristine wilderness surrounding Whistler.

With a range of packages catering to different skill levels, from intermediate to expert, Whistler Heli-Skiing promises an adrenaline-pumping experience under the guidance of highly-trained professionals. It’s a chance to carve through pristine slopes, leaving your mark on the untouched snow and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Other Activites

At Whistler there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Sightseeing

Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a 4.4 kilometre, 11 minute journey, now recognized globally as a tourism icon of epic proportions.

Fresh Tracks Breakfast

The ultimate mountain-top breakfast experience. Board the Whistler Village Gondola early and head up to the Roundhouse Lodge for a delicious, mountain-sized breakfast buffet, followed by fresh powder or gently groomed corduroy on the upper mountain.

Aerial Sightseeing

Qualified pilots take you on a spectacular tour where you’ll see every mountain range, glacier, valley, river, lake, and settlement – and have a better understanding of this amazing landscape.

Backcountry Tours

The perfect adventure if you’re curious to know what’s beyond the borders of Whistler and are looking for adventure in Mother Nature’s backyard.

Bungee Jumping

One of only two bungee jumping zones in British Columbia. Jump from a 300 foot (91 metre) pedestrian bridge that spans an awesome canyon while a whitewater river rushes below.

Cross Country Skiing

Experience pure physical and mental fulfillment through a majestic winter wonderland, as you glide along groomed trails throughout the valley and at the new 2010 Olympic Nordic Centre venue.

Dog Sledding

Drive a team of powerful sled dogs through the spectacular backcountry. An incredible adventure that’s uniquely Canadian.


The winter and spring months are considered the best months for fishing in the Whistler area, with an opportunity to fish for wild steelhead, trout and char in a pristine setting.

Ice Climbing

If you’ve ever dreamed of climbing up a frozen waterfall of ice, you’ll find experienced and professional guides ready to show you the ropes.


One of Canada’s favourite winter sports and a perfect low-impact and family-friendly activity, whether indoor at Meadow Park Sports Centre or outdoor on a frozen lake.

Sleigh Rides

Nothing says winter like a scenic horse-drawn sleigh ride through a forest blanketed with snow.

Snowcat Skiing/Riding

Explore the backcountry by snowcat, then carve some turns in the untouched powder.


A great family adventure. Ride through forests or on top of mountains on a high-powered snowmobile. Safe, exhilarating and memorable.


Whistler has the ideal setting for snowshoeing. Rent your own or let a guide take you through unforgettable and beautiful wilderness and learn about the local natural wildlife.

Coca-Cola® Tube Park

The Coca-Cola Tube Park offers great fun for the whole family with seven lanes varying in speeds from green to blue to black.

Zipline Tours

Fly along a steel cable high in the air. Ziplining is a great family activity that is thrilling, safe and guaranteed to create lasting memories.

Getting There

Getting to Whistler

Whistler is located just 120 km north of Vancouver, BC along Highway 99, locally referred to as the Sea to Sky highway and voted the “Most Romantic Road in the World”.

whistler blackcomb getting there

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Whistler has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences

© Whistler Blackcomb | Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

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