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Whistler in May

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Whistler in May

What is there to do in WHistler in May? Can you still ski?

can you already do any hiking?

Vancouver, Canada
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1. Re: Whistler in May

With all this snow, I predict skiing until June this year. It will depend on the demand, but the snow is there. If not, you will be limited to alpine hiking until the snow-pack leaves. Downhill mountain biking should be up and running, zip-trekking, lower-level hiking, etc.

White Rock, Canada
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2. Re: Whistler in May

Kind of difficult to predict what May will be like. We were skiing yesterday and it was absolutely fantastic in every way. There is lots of snow, but if we get any Hawaiian Pineapple Expresses later in April, a lot of the snow could disappear.(Warm wet storms that could rain high up on the peaks) May could be wet and rainy or you could have a lot of sun. A lot of the restaurants close up for the month of May. Hiking won't be that great in May unless it is a very warm month. We love Whistler, but the off seasons seem to be May to mid June and October to mid Nov. Just look at the rental rates. They usually really go down for those months. Usually pretty quiet up here then. Good Luck.

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3. Re: Whistler in May

Hard to say at this point. I was here mid-May 2004, and it was great. Slushy snow, but there was lots of it from mid-mountain up. The first half of the mountain was filled with mountain bikers, so I guess you can hike, but I'm not positive.

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