Whistler is something of a gleaming jewel in the Canadian winter crown. Luring thousands of snow-worshippers each year from across the world, the famous winter season is upon us once again. Running from late November through May 2020, skiers and snowboarders will pound the slopes, apres-ski in style, and embrace everything that’s great about British Columbia in winter.
Ahead of the winter 19/20 season, we check out what’s new and trending in Whistler this winter in this guide to Whistler
Late November will see the first day of skiing and snowboarding. The new 10-passenger Blackcomb Gondola was unveiled last December. This gondola keeps guests warm and dry as it ascends from the base of Blackcomb Mountain to the top of the mountain adjacent to Rendezvous Lodge and the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.
Together – the Blackcomb Gondola, PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, and Whistler Village Gondola – form the first three-gondola connection in the world. Additional lift upgrades last year provide quicker, easier access to all levels of terrain including a six-passenger high-speed chairlift in place of the old four-passenger Emerald Express chair in the Family Ski Zone on Whistler mountain and on Blackcomb Mountain. [Read more…]