Airports Near Whistler
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Ski Resorts Near Whistler
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Whistler Canada.
Whistler Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1966 the Canadian ski resort Whistler lies at 675 metres altitude in the British Columbia region of the Canadian Coast Range. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2284m Whistler ski area is not snow sure. Over 259 snow cannons ensure artificial Whistler snow making covers ?km of ski trails, which equates to around 14 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Whistler (Canada) is Vancouver at a distance of 136km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Whistler ski season runs from November to June.
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Skiing in Whistler
Skiing Whistler you'll enjoy 200 pistes and trails and that means approximately ?km of ski runs. Whistler lifts number 38 with the capacity to uplift 65507 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler is over 11km long. Ski Whistler summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Whistler.
Whistler Ski Area
Whistler ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 17% intermediate, 55% advanced ski slopes and 28% for expert skiers - the most difficult Whistler piste is the ?km Couloir Extreme (48 degrees) run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Whistler after dark.
Whistler for skiing gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Whistler Apres Ski
The apres ski Whistler scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
93 apres ski bars 93 restaurants 0 bowling 15 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 4 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Aerobics, Amusement Arcade, Heliskiing, Helicopter Flights, Ice Fishing, Library, Massage, Squash, Indoor Tennis, Video Rental, Weight Training.
Whistler for apres ski gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
More Whistler Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Whistler resort - ski Whistler by any other name
The Canadian ski resort of Whistler ski resort is also known as Whistler Whistler, Blackcomb and has the following common misspellings:
Whistler ski area has ski slopes which face N, S, E, W
The direction which the various Whistler ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Whistler ski resort has ski slopes facing N, S, E, W.
Whistler for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Whistler reviews, 5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.