Nestled at the base of the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains in Canada, Whistler offers plenty of thrilling year-round experiences; here are some of the highlights that await.
Skiing & Snowboarding
Amongst the most popular places for skiing and snowboarding in North America, the two mountains provide action-packed excitement on the slopes with over 200 runs on offer. Those staying at a Whistler hotel can easily access these areas, while the Whistler Blackcomb Snow School offers all the training first-timers will need.
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
Enjoy a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the area on the record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, just a short walk from Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside. Linking the two mountains, this famed gondola ride offers incredible vistas of glaciers, rainforests and volcanic peaks as well as provides access to plenty of hiking trails.
For some adrenaline-pumping adventures in summer, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park with its downhill trails is not to be missed. Still, craving more? You can also enjoy bobsleighing at the Whistler Sliding Centre, ziplining over Fitzsimmons Valley, white water rafting on the Elaho-Squamish River and bungee jumping over Cheakamus River!
Blackcomb Ascent Trails
The Blackcomb Ascent Trails
When summer comes, you can access the three interconnected Blackcomb Ascent Trails amidst spellbinding natural beauty. Gaining an elevation of 1,200 metres and covering 6.2 km in total, the trails take you through a coastal rainforest, with the last section providing mesmerising vistas near the Blackcomb Mountain summit.