Whistler Blackcomb is North America’s biggest winter resort. Two side-by-side mountains with over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, 3 glaciers, 5 levels of terrain parks, a world-class half-pipe, and over 38 lifts including the record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb is home to the world-famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Get ready to be spoiled!

STATS AT A GLANCE

Average Snowfall 465 inches / 38.7 feet / 11.8 metres per year
Total Terrain 8,171 acres / 3,307 hectares
Trails 200+
Longitude/Latitude 50° latitude, 122° longitude
Mountain Restaurants 18 with a total of 6,540 restaurant seats
Highest Lift Accessed Elevation 2,284 metres / 7,494 feet
Vertical 1,609 metres / 5,280 feet
Whistler Village Elevation 675 metres / 2,214 feet
Creekside Base Elevation 653 metres / 2,140 feet
Number of Lifts 38

INDIVIDUAL MOUNTAIN STATS

STAT WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN
VERTICAL 5,020 ft / 1,530 m 5,280 ft / 1,609 m
TOP ELEVATION 7,160 ft / 2,182 m 7,494 ft / 2,284 m
SKIABLE TERRAIN 4,757 acres / 1,925 hectares 3,414 acres / 1,382 hectares
TERRAIN TYPE (Beginner / Intermediate / Advance) 20% / 55% / 25% 15% / 55% / 30% adv
TRAILS 100+ 100+
PARKS, PIPES AND SNOWCROSS 4 parks 4 parks, 1 halfpipe, 1 snow cross track
LONGEST RUN 11 kilometers / 7 miles
Peak to Creek
11 kilometers / 7 miles
Green Road down Easy Out
SNOWMAKING 127 hectares / 315 acres 156 hectares / 382 acres
TOTAL NUMBER OF LIFTS (Plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) 20
2 high-speed gondolas
2 high-speed 6-packs
6 high-speed quads
2 triple chairs
8 surface lifts
17
2 high-speed gondolas
6 high-speed quads
2 triple chairs
7 surface lifts
TOTAL HOURLY CAPACITY 36,148 33,791
ON-MOUNTAIN RESTAURANTS 9
Garibaldi Lift Company
Chic Pea
The Roundhouse Lodge
Steeps Grill
Dusty’s Bar & Grill
Dusty’s Backside
Harmony Hut
Ollies Grilled Cheese Shack
Raven’s Nest
9
The Wizard Grill
Merlin’s
Horstman Hut
Crystal Hut
Glacier Creek Lodge
Glacier Byte
Rendezvous
Christine’s
Garbanzo Bike and Bean / EBCB
SUMMER SKIING/RIDING N/A June and July
OPENING YEAR 1966 1980

SNOWFALL STATS

Whistler Blackcomb is blessed with an average of 11.8 metres / 465 inches / 38.7 ft per year, as measured at the Pig Alley Weather Station on Whistler Mountain (elevation 1,660 metres / 5,445 feet).

SNOWBASE RECORD

The snow base record for Whistler Mountain is 504 cm (197 inches, 16.4 feet) set in 1973/74. That season it snowed significantly in March and April when traditionally these months receive less snowfall.

WHISTLER HISTORICAL SNOWFALL

Whistler Blackcomb’s monthly and total snowfall averages are based on historic levels.

SEASON NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY TOTAL
2019–2020 21 cm
8 in
165 cm
65 in
477 cm
188 in
116 cm
46 in
779 cm
307 in
2018–2019 88 cm
35 in
373 cm
147 in
247 cm
97 in
124 cm
49 in
54 cm
21 in
71 cm
28 in
0 cm
0 in
957 cm
377 in
2017–2018 366 cm
144 in
133 cm
52 in
379 cm
149 in
115 cm
45 in
126 cm
50 in
120 cm
47 in
0 cm
0 in
1,239 cm
488 in
2016–2017 318 cm
125 in
189 cm
74 in
134 cm
53 in
162 cm
64 in
320 cm
126 in
173 cm
68 in
11 cm
4 in
1,307 cm
515 in
2015–2016 168 cm
66 in
338 cm
133 in
173 cm
68 in
206 cm
81 in
318 cm
125 in
31 cm
12 in
23 cm
9 in
1,257 cm
495 in
2014–2015 133 cm
52 in
166 cm
65 in
98 cm
39 in
79 cm
31 in
123 cm
48 in
69 cm
27 in
4 cm
2 in
672 cm
265 in
2013–2014 112 cm
44 in
74 cm
29 in
123 cm
48 in
238 cm
94 in
270 cm
106 in
76 cm
30 in
12 cm
5 in
905 cm
356 in
2011–2012 312 cm
123 in
137 cm
54 in
244 cm
96 in
151 cm
59 in
405 cm
159 in
133 cm
52 in
7 cm
3 in
1,389 cm
547 in
2010–2011 266 cm
105 in
363 cm
143 in
195 cm
77 in
259 cm
102 in
315 cm
124 in
143 cm
56 in
38 cm
15 in
1,579 cm
622 in
2009–2010 560 cm
220 in
148 cm
58 in
291 cm
115 in
132 cm
52 in
222 cm
87 in
107 cm
42 in
34 cm
13 in
1,494 cm
587 in
2008–2009 150 cm
59 in
169 cm
67 in
118 cm
47 in
143 cm
56 in
236 cm
93 in
72 cm
28 in
42 cm
17 in
930 cm
367 in
2007–2008 162 cm
64 in
260 cm
102 in
264 cm
104 in
100 cm
39 in
170 cm
67 in
55 cm
22 in
8 cm
3 in
1,019 cm
401 in
2006–2007 416 cm
164 in
275 cm
108 in
254 cm
100 in
147 cm
58 in
198 cm
78 in
103 cm
40 in
23 cm
9 in
1,416 cm
557 in
2005–2006 115 cm
45 in
139 cm
55 in
469 cm
185 in
112 cm
44 in
243 cm
97 in
103 cm
40 in
11 cm
4 in
1,192 cm
470 in
2004–2005 81 cm
31 in
130 cm
51 in
42 cm
16 in
47 cm
18 in
143 cm
56 in
197 cm
78 in
45 cm
18 in
685 cm
268 in
2003–2004 178 cm
70 in
300 cm
118 in
201 cm
79 in
111 cm
44 in
159 cm
63 in
20 cm
8 in
6 cm
2 in
975 cm
384 in
2002–2003 110 cm
43 in
335 cm
132 in
178 cm
70 in
54 cm
21 in
336 cm
132 in
194 cm
76 in
23 cm
9 in
1,230 cm
483 in
2001–2002 151 cm
59 in
377 cm
148 in
164 cm
65 in
231 cm
91 in
149 cm
59 in
51 cm
20 in
41 cm
16 in
1,164 cm
458 in

AVERAGE ALPINE TEMPERATURES

Temperatures are approximately 7 to 10°C cooler on top of the mountain than in the Valley. Due to Whistler’s coastal proximity, temperatures are moderate through the winter season, rarely dipping below -10°C (12°F) in the Village and -15°C (5°F) in the alpine during the coldest part of the year. Expect -5°C (22°F) average daily alpine temperatures during most of the winter months.

NOVEMBER — FEBRUARY Low -12°C / 11°F
High -5°C / 23°F
MARCH — MAY Low -8°C / 19°F
High 5°C / 42°F