Whistler ski resort is unrivalled when it comes to ski destinations, thanks to 3,307 hectares (8,171 acres) of skiable terrain, the largest in North America, and an average of 11.9 meters of snow each season.
Having also hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler ski resort is now one of the most famous ski resorts in the world. The two spectacular mountains of Blackcomb and Whistler are connected at their peaks with the aptly named PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.
The resort has recently unveiled a quad chair in the Crystal Zone on Blackcomb as well as the new detachable six-pack chair in the Harmony zone on Whistler ski resort.
Whistler’s pedestrian-friendly Village is like a snow globe come to life – a magical place to be by day or night. Surrounded by snowcapped peaks, stone walkways connect speciality boutiques and patios while public gathering spaces draw musicians and entertainers.
Whistler boasts hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs and even a movie cinema. There is absolutely something for everyone from the budget-conscious to the utmost in decadence.
If you’re planning a ski holiday with your family, you cannot go wrong with Whistler ski resort. It is one of our picks for the top family-friendly ski resorts in Canada. Boasting an Olympic size skating rink, and the Whistler Kids Snow School with it specially crafted family zones, enchanted Tree Fort and Magic Castle.
Owned and operated by Vail Resorts, you can ski and ride Whistler Blackcomb on an Epic Pass.
(Photos credits: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane).