Whistler Blackcomb
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Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort Review

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort, home of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains lies amid the impressive west coast mountains of Bristish Columbia, just 75 miles north of Vancouver.

The ski resort covers over 8000 acres, has a vertical drop of 1.6km and miles of long linked trails, wide open bowls, tree runs, cliffs, chutes, glaciers, moguls and terrain parks. Both mountains are well laid out, with only 33 lifts covering the entire resort, this means only have to take one or two lifts to get to almost any part of the resort.

Whistler & Blackcomb Ski Resort In Brief

Getting There:
Vancouver: 120km (75 miles).
Rail, bus, taxi and limousine services available from Vancouver.
Railway station in Whistler Creekside.
Drive from Vancouver is along the spectacularly scenic Sea to Sky Highway (99 North).


Height:
Blackcomb: 675 - 2,280m (2,210 - 7,480ft)
Whistler: 650 - 2180m (2,130 - 7,150ft).


Skiable Terrain: 8171 acres.


No of Lifts: 37.


Types of Pistes:
20% beginner, 55% intermediate, 25% advanced.


Main Advantages:
Excellent choice of resort restaurants: lively apès-ski; wide range of skiing.


Drawbacks:
Proximity to coast can cause heavy rain at resort level.


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