Whistler Winter Activities
Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains offer 5,280 vertical feet and more than 8,100 acres of prime skiing and snowboarding terrain. Featuring 12 alpine bowls, three glaciers and more than 200 marked trails, the outdoor activities and events abound. With an average annual snowfall of 360 inches, Whistler hosts a wide variety of major events in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Only a two hour drive from Vancouver, it is quick and easy to book your accommodation.
Whistler Winter Activities
With its crisp alpine air and breathtaking vistas, Whistler is a perfect mountain escape and a veritable winter wonderland. Winter in Whistler means skiing and snowboarding on two amazing mountains - Whistler and Blackcomb. It also means skating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and much, much more. From mid-November until the end of June, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain offers North America’s best environment for winter sports:
Skiing and Snowboarding
Whistler Blackcomb is one of the world’s top ski resorts with a winter season that runs from late November until early June.
Meadow Park Sports Centre and the Edgewater Outdoor Centre in Green Lake have ice skating rinks.
The Whistler Blackcomb Coca-Cola Tube Park offers fun and thrills for all. Located in the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain, eight, 1,000 foot long lanes of varying difficulty are fast and fun. Once at the bottom, a conveyor belt takes riders back to the top.
Heli-Skiing & Heli-Boarding
There are thousands of runs and hectares of power ready to be carved up. The ultimate high alpine experience, untracked powder combined with awesome scenery makes for an unforgettable helicopter experience.
Maps are available for an activity that lets you explore Whistler Blackcomb on a truly personal level.
Kilometres of trails of varying challenge offer beautiful views of the surrounding coastal mountains at a more relaxed pace.
Meadow Park Sports Centre
Swimming - The kid's pool features a lazy river, vortex, spouting bears and more. The 25 meter, 6 lane lap pool features a rope swing, 8 foot slide and basketball net. There is also a hot tub, steam room and sauna. Towels are available to rent. Fitness - The 4,500 square foot fitness centre offers free weights, plate-loaded machines, fitness machines and more. The cardio area includes a large variety of treadmills, step machines, elliptical trainers, spin & stationary bikes and rowers. Scheduled group fitness classes are offered as well. Squash - Call ahead to book a 45 minute court time on one of the two squash courts. Racquet rentals, goggles and balls are available.
Local tour operators offer guided snowmobile tours for all experience levels. Some also offer gourmet meals and transportation to other valley locations.
Experience the splendor of Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort while enjoying Whistler eStays’s exceptional hospitality and service.
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