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“Vacations in Whistler”
Review of Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb
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Owner description: Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked the No. 1 ski resort in North America with over 8,171 acres of terrain. As a true four season resort, Whistler Blackcomb offers skiing and snowboarding in the winter and downhill mountain biking and alpine hiking in the summer. Guests can even enjoy summer skiing/riding on the Horstman Glacier in June and July. At Whistler Blackcomb, there is something for everyone all year long.
Montreal, Canada
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“Vacations in Whistler”
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Great ski, great conditions of snow, we had a blast.

Visited March 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“the best skiing ever”
Reviewed 13 March 2012

what can I say that has not been said. just wonderful

Visited March 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“marketing hype at its best”
Reviewed 11 March 2012

stayed here for a few days in march, having skied all of over the world I finally made it to Whistler. I think that whistler at best is good, not amazing. The snow was good, but it rained in the village and below 1000m the snow was bad. The terrain is varied, lots of stuff for everyone to do, the alpine bowls are fun with enough snow. The resort might be the best in North America but its now where near anything in Europe in terms of terrain, lift infrastructure or backcountry.

Visited March 2012
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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“The Best in the World!”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Now Whistler may not have the village ambiance of Klosters but the variety of runs and lifts is phenomenol. While either mountain will keep you entranced for days, be sure to take at least one ride on the peak-to-peak lift for both the views and the sensation.

Visited February 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Expansive ski area with something for everyone”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Some of the best skiing we have ever had. The variety of terrain is terrific. Multiple areas above the tree line that I felt were better then what Vail has to offer. We spent equal time on both Whistler and Blackcomb and I could not choose between them. The upper lift areas on both mountains are terrific.

It is fun to ski where the base is about 2100' and the peak is about 7400'. No need to acclimate to elevation.

You need to make sure to ski the "Peak to Creek" run. 3.4 miles long and a mile vertical drop. They claim it is the longest intermediate run in North America. I was expecting some dead/flat spots on a run that long, but there were none.

Only caution is that if it is hard at the base, you will have fog and heavy snow at elevation. Prepare to get wet and have limited visibility. About half of our days were clear and sunny, with spectacular views, and half were rain/snow.

I would love to come back

Visited March 2012
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