Whistler Blackcomb is one of the largest and most famous ski resorts in North America. It is located north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Whistler Blackcomb features the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, which offers easy access between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains at the top. It is worth noting that this resort is visited by 2 million visitors per year.
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Skiing in Granby Ranch (SolVista Basin), Winter Park, Colorado USA
The top of the pass is at 11307 ft/3446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. Granby Ranch is located 15 minutes away from Winter Park and 50 minutes away from Denver. Granby Ranch (formerly SolVista Basin) is one of the best places for skiing with average snowfall of 220 in/508 cm and a skiable area of 406 ac/1.64 km².
Vertical drop is at 1000 ft/304.8 m. Base elevation is at 8202 ft/2500 m and top elevation is at 9202 ft/2805 m. Number of trails are 41. There are 6 Progression Parks. Terrains are 30% for beginners, 50% intermediate and 20% advanced. Lifts are 1 triple, 2 surface, 2 quads and 1 double.
Uphill capacity is 6000 passengers/hour. The family-owned resort offers night skiing opportunities. Three terrain parks and designated slopes are fully lit in the evening.