The skiing area of the Whistler вЂ“ Blackcomb resort encompasses over 8,000 acres to keep guests of any skiing level occupied. 38 ski lifts vary in size and type to fit all needs and skill levels. Sliding carpets are available on slopes for beginners and large gondolas are ready to lift you to the top of the mountain вЂ“ 2,284 meters in height.
There are more than 200 various routes to discover, including the Olympic runs that saw world-class athletes competing for the Olympic Gold in Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. One of the longest trails in Whistler-Blackcomb is 11 kilometers long! Because there are so many on-piste and off-piste trails, you will undoubtedly soon develop some preferences and continue to improve your skiing technique where you feel most comfortable.
A unique Peak to Peak gondola, which opened in December 2008, is be the longest and highest lift of its kind anywhere. The Gondola spans the distance between the peaks of Whistler and the Blackcomb Mountains and thus rids guests of the necessity to download or ski down when they feel like switching mountains. Access to Peak to Peak gondola is included in all lift tickets.