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Mountain Stats

Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains, offering over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls and 3 glaciers combined, receiving 465 inches of snow on average annually.  We are home to one of the longest ski seasons in North America

 

SNOWFALL

Whistler Blackcomb is blessed with a historical average of 465 inches/38.8 feet per year, measured at the Pig Alley Weather Station on Whistler Mountain (mid-mountain at elevation 5,445 feet. 

 

BASE RECORD: 197 inches/16.4 feet, set in 1973/74. That season it snowed significantly in March and April, when traditionally, these months receive less snowfall. 

 

ANNUAL SNOWFALL AVERAGES: 465 inches/38.75 feet 

 

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN STATS

  • Average Snowfall: 465 inches (38.75 feet) snow per year.

  • Total Terrain: 8,171 acres

  • Trails: 200+

  • Longitude/Latitude: 50° latitude, 122° longitude

  • Mountain Restaurants: 17 with a total of 6,540 seats.

  • Highest Lift Accessed Elevation:  7,494 feet

  • Whistler Village Elevation:  2,214 feet

  • Creekside Base Elevation: 2,140 feet

  • Number of Lifts: 37

  • Lift Capacity: 69,939 skiers per hour.

INDIVIDUAL MOUNTAIN STATS

Whistler Mountain:

  • Vertical: 5,020 feet

  • Top Elevation: 7,160 feet

  • Skiable Terrain: 4,757 acres

  • Terrain Type (beginner/intermediate/advanced): 20% / 55% / 25%

  • Trails: 100+

  • Parks & Pipes: 2 parks

  • Total Number of Lifts: 19 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) including: 2 high-speed gondolas, 1 high-speed 6-pack, 6 high-speed quads, 2 triple chairs, 8 surface lifts.

  • Lift Capacity: 36,148 skiers per hour.

  • Longest Run:  7 miles Peak to Creek

  • Mountain Restaurants: 9

  • Snowmaking: 315 acres

Blackcomb Mountain:

  • Vertical: 5,280 feet

  • Top Elevation: 7,494 feet

  • Skiable Terrain: 3,414 acres

  • Terrain Type (beginner/intermediate/advanced): 20% / 50% / 30%

  • Trails: 100+

  • Parks & Pipes: 3 parks, 1 super pipe, 1 snow cross track.

  • Total Number of Lifts: 17 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) including: 1 high-speed gondola, 7 high-speed quads, 2 triple chairs, 7 surface lifts.

  • Lift Capacity: 33,791 skiers per hour.

  • Longest Run:  7 miles Green Road down Easy Out

  • Mountain Restaurants: 9

  • Snowmaking: 382 acres