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.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiing in Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia Canada
This place is worth visiting in both summer and winter season. So, regardless of season, mood or weather, you should explore this place and enjoy yourself in all fields. If you decide to get in touch with this snow environment during winter season, do not miss to exercise one of the most popular activities, alpine skiing.
In order to have an amazing activity, the resort offers a skiable area of 60 ac (0.24 km²), a vertical drop of 1000 ft (305 m), a base elevation of 4200 ft (1280 m) and a top elevation of 5200 ft (1585 m). The 13 trails formed by 80% of snow-making are tailored to cover all levels of ability. 20% of trails are designed for beginners, 60% for advanced skiers and the other 20% of trails are at experts disposal.
For beginners, a ski school is available to teach them how to enjoy their best sport activity. The longest run is 6000 ft (1829 m) and the annual snowfall reaches at 90 in (229 cm). The spot also provides 1 surface lift and 1 triple chair with lift capacity 2,400 people per hour.
In order to combine adventure with pleasure, visit one of the most impressive cafes, restaurants and accommodations that you easily find nearby.