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Skiing in Whistler, BC

Skiing in Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb offers some of the greatest skiing opportunities in North America. Spread across two mountains, this vast alpine wonderland boasts 8,100 acres of skiable terrain and nearly a mile of vertical descent. Glide through miles of groomed trails or chop it up in the powdery backcountry. For the truly daring, Whistler offers multiple terrain park rails, ramps and halfpipes. With so many wintertime options, guests are certain to leave with a wealth of warm memories.

Visit our Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort page for more information and stats, or check out a few of the resources below to plan all your Whistler activities this winter.

Whistler Skiing

Ski School

Need to brush up on the basics? Or maybe you want some expert advice on navigating moguls. Whistler Blackcomb Ski & Snowboard School can match you up to the appropriate skill level and get you carving down the mountain in no time. The variety of snow conditions provide you with a chance to work on a range of techniques with some of the best instructors in the world.

Step in for a half day with a group class, or for the ultimate learning opportunity, team up with a private instructor to hone in on specific performance issues. Weeklong ski camps are also available for an unforgettable learning experience.

Guided Backcountry and Heliskiing

When groomed trails just won’t cut it, it’s time to check out a guided backcountry tour. Skiers and snowboarders can enlist the help of a snowmobile guide to carry them into remote pristine snow. Riders are guaranteed 7000 vertical feet of mountainside, which equals an average of 6 to 10 runs, but guides are more than happy to carry you up all day long.

But for the ultimate adventure, fly up to remote mountain peaks with a heliskiing tour. Make a day of skiing or snowboarding down miles of untouched glistening powder. The extraordinary views and dramatic descents of the Whistler and Blackcomb ranges promise to give an experience to remember for a lifetime.

Cross-Country Skiing

More than 17 miles of track-set cross-country trails weave through the Whistler Village area and mountainside. Glide through wild habitats and among towering Douglas firs for a unique and unparalleled excursion. Trails take skiers from the picturesque Lost Lake Park, through the Chateau Whistler Golf Course, and on into Nicklaus North Golf Course. Different routes are designed to accommodate beginning skiers to experts. Rental equipment and trail maps are available in outfitting stores throughout the village. The season typically lasts from November to March.