Whistler Blackcomb
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Key facts and figures

Whistler Blackcomb: 52 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

4. Allows off-piste skiing

In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
Whistler Blackcomb
68% have it

5. mountain height

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

8. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

9. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

10. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Whistler Blackcomb
53% have it

11. Has ice climbing areas

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges / waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
Whistler Blackcomb
37% have it

12. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

13. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

14. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Whistler Blackcomb
17% have it

15. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

17. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Whistler Blackcomb
40% have it

18. ski lifts total capacity

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.

19. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

20. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Whistler Blackcomb
88% have it

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

22. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

23. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Whistler Blackcomb
94% have it

24. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Whistler Blackcomb
59% have it

25. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Whistler Blackcomb
66% have it

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