Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain statistics

This season

Season Dates

Opening Date: Fri 19 Nov 2010
Closing Date: Wed 20 Apr 2011

New season improvements

2011/12: The Whistler Blackcomb Live, Powered by TELUS Mobile App, the MAX 4 Program for Snow School, and new terrain park features. 2010/11: 22' Global Pipe Cutter for the terrain park, new terrain park features. New Euro snack kiosks on both mountains. Over 3000 new sets of high performance ski and snowboard rentals. 2008/9:December 12, 2008 marks the launch date the world record breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. The gondola is the first of its kind in North America and will revolutionize the way visitors experience Whistler Blackcomb. During the winter, skiers and riders will enjoy infinite opportunities to experience Whistler and Blackcomb mountains in one day. In the summer, the PEAK 2 PEAK will bring sightseers and hikers into the high alpine. 2006/7:new Piccolo Express quad Lift will run to Piccolo peak from the bottom of Flute Bowl 2005/6: The west side of Whistler Mountain officially opens this season with 400 acres of new terrain. The resort boundary will be extended to include Flute Bowl providing 700 acres of new patrolled backcountry terrain. Creekside base reopens after 4 years with much improved servives. Ready for the 2005 Snowboard World Championships a new 150m night lit Superpipe will be built on Lower Cruiser in the Base II area

Mountain Details

Mountain

Top lift: 2284m
Vertical drop: 1609m
Bottom lift: 675m

Pistes

Ride Area: 7071 acres
Total Pistes: 200
Longest Piste: 7miles (11km)

Pistes gradients

Easy (Green/Blue):
20%
Intermediate (Red):
55%
Advanced (Black):
25%

Other Facilities

On mountain restaurants: 17
Tree riding: Yes
Off-Piste: Yes

Lifts

Facilities

Total lifts: 33
Gondolas: 3
Chair Lifts: 18
Drag-lifts: 12

Extra details

Lift Capacity per hour: 59000
Lift operating times: 7.00am to 3.30pm

Lift passes

Local area

Day pass (off peak season): CAD96 ( £62.37)
Day pass (peak season): CAD96 ( £62.37)
6-Day pass (off peak season): CAD546 ( £354.71)
6-Day pass (peak season): CAD546 ( £354.71)

Other passes

Linked area 6-Day pass (off peak season): CAD546 ( £354.71)
Linked area 6-Day pass (peak season): CAD546 ( £354.71)
Season pass (maximum price): CAD1729 ( £1,123.25)

Snowfall

Average annual snowfall: 9.14 metres
Snowmaking cover: 35 % of area

Lesssons & Hire

Lesssons

Half-day group lesson price: £90.30
Half-day private lesson price: £285.20
Snowboard Schools:
Half day Group $139.00 Full day $189.00 Private Half day $439.00 Full day $599

Hire

Board & Boots day hire: £37.68
Snowboard Hire:
Board and Boots 1 Day $58.00 5 Days $240.00

Freestyle features

Summary

Halfpipe: Yes - 3
Terrain Park: Yes - 3

Other Facilities

Night snowboarding: No
Heliboarding: Yes
3 runs of 1400/2300M $640pp 6 runs of 2700/4600M $940pp
Snowmobiles: Yes
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