Published on : Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Originally scheduled to open November 23, Whistler Mountain will open November 17 with 20 runs and five lifts. Blackcomb Mountain will open as scheduled November 23.
Mother Nature appears to be as stoked as the locals are for the upcoming season, dropping nearly 50 centimetres (19 inches) of fresh snow in the alpine over the last couple of days, and another 50 cm in the forecast by Friday. Find the latest weather and snow forecast updates at whistler.com/weather.
Whistler typically enjoys an average annual snowfall of nearly 40 feet and a ski season that stretches well into spring. More than 3,300 hectares of terrain, 200+ trails and 37 lifts make Whistler a big mountain experience.
Whistler is a winter wonderland with many ways to enjoy the great outdoors – both on and off the slopes. Whether you are on the slopes, exploring the cross country trails, taking in a snowshoe or snowmobile tour, or flying through the air on a zipline, Whistler has something for everyone and www.whistler.com – Whistler’s official information and central reservations website – is the place to go to access all of the Whistler winter intel.
For a guide to Whistler’s must-see, must-do winter experiences, check out Tourism Whistler’s winter itineraries. From iconic winter sightseeing to adrenaline adventures, luxurious winter getaways, family fun, true Canadiana and on and off-mountain experiences, we have it covered.