Whistler Blackcomb Travel Guide

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Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Vancouver
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 675m
  • Ski Season: November to April
  • Mountain Range: Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain
  • Number of Lifts: 33
  • Highest Lift (metres): 2284m
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 652m
  • Number of Slopes: 216
  • Snowboarding: Yes: 2 Parks
  • Cross Country (km): 45 kms

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General information

In Whistler Village there is the Wistler Museum and Archives which features galleries of local wildlife as well as a history of the Whistler Valley. The gift shop sells souvenirs that are locally made and unique to the area If you want to grab a movie, there's the Rainbow Theatre, call (604) 932 2422 or Village 8 Cinema with a cafe on the premises which is next to Mongolie Grill and Starbucks. The telephone number is (604) 932 5833 to find out what's showing. Expressions Art Studio - Telephone (604) 932 2822 - offers workshops for all ages and abilities. From baby hand prints on ceramic to fused glass projects or try a class in watercolour painting or pastel drawing.

  • Languages: English French.
  • Temperatures: Ave High 61°F
    Ave Low 42°F
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
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Apres-ski

There's a wide variety of apres ski activities. You can take in the mountain views or relax on the ample patio There are plenty of restaurants, live music and a festive atmosphere in the evenings. The bars in the area are plentiful, to mention a few there's Black's Pub at the Westbrook Hotel - Tel - (604) 932 6945, Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub at the base of Blackcomb Excalibur Gondola - Tel (604) 905 4047 Merlin's at the base of Blackcomb - Tel (604) 938 7700.

Overview

Whistler-Blackcomb is the biggest and best ski resort in North America. Their lift systems are fast and efficient and skiing facilities are excellent for all abilities. There is a specialised snowboarders park at Blackcomb and the ski school, childcare and après-ski are all superb. Accomodation includes both chalets and the hotel and there are excellent restaurants making this resort an all in one good call for all your skiing requirements as well as the comforts.

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