Whistler Blackcomb Skiing Climate

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Average Alpine Temperature During Ski Season
December – February Low: -12°C/11°F High: -5°C/23°F
March – May Low: -8°C/19°F High: 5°C/ 42°F

Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain Statistics

Average Snowfall 1,192 cm / 469 in / 39.1 feet
Total Terrain 3,307 hectares / 8,171 acres
Whistler Village Elevation 675 meters / 2,214 feet
Creekside Elevation 653 meters / 2,140 feet
Longitude/Latitude 122° longitude / 50° latitude
Total Trails 200+
Highest Lift
Accessed Elevation
2,284 meters / 7,494 feet
Number of Lifts 37
Hourly Lift Capacity 65,507 skiers per hour
1999/00 Skier Visits
(a record)
2,180,000
Mountain Restaurants 17 with a total of 6540 seats

Whistler & Blackcomb

Mountains Stats Whistler Mountain Blackcomb Mountain
Opened 1966 1980
Top Elevation 7,160 ft / 2,182 meters 7,494 ft / 2,284 meters
Base Elevation 2,140 ft / 652 meters 2,214 ft / 675 meters
Vertical Rise 5,020 ft / 1,530 meters 5,280 ft / 1,609 meters
Longest Run 11 kilometers/ 7 miles
Burnt Stew down Green Line and Upper to Lower Olympic
11 kilometers/ 7 miles
Green Road down Easy out
Park & Pipe Facilities 2 parks 3 Parks, 1 Super Pipe, 1 Snow Cross Track
Terrain Type 20% beg. 55% int., 25% adv 15% beg. 55% int. 30% adv
Number of Trails 100+ marked runs 100+ marked runs
Snowmaking 87 hectares/ 275 acres 142 hectares/ 350 acres
Skiable Terrain 3,657 acres 3,414 acres
Total number of lifts 19 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola)
2 high-speed gondolas
7 high-speed quads
2 triple chairs
8 surface lifts
17 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola)
1 high-speed gondola
6 high-speed quads
3 triple chairs
7 surface lifts
Total Hourly Capacity 34,345 skiers per hour 31,162 skiers per hour
On Mountain Restaurants 8
Garibaldi Lift Company
Chic Pea
The Roundhouse Lodge
Steeps Grill
Dusty’s Bar & Grill
Dusty’s Backside
Harmony Hut
Raven’s Nest
9
The Wizard
Grill
Merlin’s
Horstman Hut
Crystal Hut
Glacier Creek
Glacier Byte
Rendezvous Christine’s