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Ski Experience - Whistler Blackcomb


There are some resorts that simply offer a superior ski experience—Whistler Blackcomb is one of them. The resort is simply massive, the ski area is one of the largest in the world, there are five separate villages to visit and a plethora of activities to enjoy. Even the most experienced skiers are taken aback by the sheer amount of land to ski at one of the largest resorts in North America.

Ski Levels

The resort works hard to ensure that skiers of all experience levels find excitement and fun. Beginner runs make up 15 percent of the over 200 runs. Intermediate skiers can enjoy 55 percent of the runs. Advanced and expert skiers will enjoy the remaining 30 percent. The two mountains have a vertical drop of more than 5,000 feet. There are more than 35 lifts that have the capability of moving 65,000 riders around the mountain each hour.

Après Ski

In addition to world-class skiing, there is a host of other outdoor activities to enjoy. Snowshoeing, cross-country, snowcatting, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, as well as the luxurious Scandinave Spa Whistler, which offers Scandinavian baths, as well as Swedish, Hot Stone & Thai massages.

There are over 90 eateries and more than 25 bars scattered throughout the five villages. The colossal selection of restaurants guarantees that all guests find nosh to suit their tastes. Some of the most popular restaurants in the area include the Araxi Restaurant and Bar in Whistler Village, the Bearfoot Bistro in Whistler Village, and Monk’s Grill in the Upper Village. Like the two mountains, the shopping at Whistler is also epic, Can-Ski, Showcase, Burton, Quiksilver, The North Face, Salomon, Columbia and Columbia Kids are just a few of the brands featured at the resort’s numerous stores.