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Whistler-Blackcomb is known as one of the best ski resorts in the world. With an average annual snowfall of 30 feet and glacier skiing that often lasts into August, it's not hard to see why. If you... Read More
Whistler-Blackcomb is known as one of the best ski resorts in the world. With an average annual snowfall of 30 feet and glacier skiing that often lasts into August, it's not hard to see why. If you love the outdoors and getting a workout in, this is perfect for a daytime date. The two mountains have a combined acreage of over 8100 acres, with 200 marked trails and 38 lifts able to move 61,407 skiers per hour. The longest runs are seven miles, and there are several snowboarding parks and pipes. Each mountain has a number of restaurants to grab a bite and a drink. After the end of your run, enjoy Whistler Village's bountiful selection apres ski. There are plenty of ski-in and ski-out hotels and lodging options around the mountain if you want to make a night of it.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Whistler Blackcomb offers some of the best skiing in North America. Whether you're new or a seasoned pro, they've got you covered.
- Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Go in the winter for the ultimate skiing excursion, or visit during the summer months for fishing, golfing and biking.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Though it's a two hour journey from Vancouver, Whistler-Blackcomb offers world-class skiing during the winter and mountain biking, fishing and hiking during the summer.