Known as the "top-ranked destination resort in North America". The beautiful, spectacular and natural setting of Whistler / Blackcomb Mountains offers a bounty of activities that makes the resort an ideal getaway. Winter in Whistler, with incredible skiing and snowboarding at both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, and its panoramic scenery of majestic summits and deep forested valleys, is what has made the area world-renowned for and keeps a reputation as North America's #1 ski destination. But Whistler Resort is more than just world-class skiing, its Coast Mountain setting offers visitors a wide variety of both winter and summer activities. Both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are now one resort. North's America's greatest vertical drops are found in Whistler: 1,609 vertical meters (5,280 feet) on Blackcomb Mountain, and 1,520 vertical meters (5,020 feet) on Whistler Mountain. Also provides an hourly lift capacity of 54,000 skiers, an abundance of bowls, glades, steeps, powder and over 200 ski runs are served by 28 lifts covering over 29 square kilometers (11 sq. miles) of skiable terrain. In addition to the downhill ski facilities, winter visitors enjoy swimming, cross-country skiing, dogsledding, heli-skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, ice climbing, snowmobiling, sleigh-riding, snowshoeing, paragliding, sking the Blackcomb Glacier, back country adventure tours, and rejuvenating at one of Whistler's luxurious spas.
Summer in Whistler is just as spectacular as winter. Mountaintop sightseeing, world-class golf, flightseeing, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, and even glacier skiing, just to mention a few of the opportunites the area provides.
Nestled at the base of the mountains is Whislter's award-winning pedestrian-style village, where cars are strictly off-limits. Modeled after a small European village and designed in a distinctive mountain resort architecture, Whistler Village is perfectly situated for easy access to both mountains and to great shopping, world-class dining, non-stop nightlife, abundance of slopeside accommodations and a wide variety of activities.