Whistler Statistics and Sea To Sky Surrounding Areas

Whistler resort is a very large place that is located in the beautiful Pacific Coast mountains of BC, Canada. Whistler Blackcomb mountains are the largest ski and snowboard facilities in North America. The resort is known worldwide for excellent holidays during all seasons. Here is some important information to know, when planning your trip and choosing accommodations in Whistler BC.

Statistic Details
Drive time Whistler to Vancouver 120 km (75 miles) 2 hours
Whistler to Seattle 354 km (218 miles) 5 hours
Accommodation in Whistler BC 115 hotels, condos, bed & breakfasts; more than 5,400 rooms
Vacation Packages Offered year-round in Whistler at discounted rates, includes accommodation and ski packages.
Bars & Restaurants 93 restaurants ranging from white-table cloth fine-dining to pub-style atmosphere, family eateries, fast food, and everything in between
Retails shops 207 shops and stores throughout the Whistler BC area

Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Facts

Statistic Blackcomb Mountain Whistler Mountain
Opening Year 1980 1966
Peak elevation 2284 metres / 7494 feet 2182 metres / 7160 feet
Base elevation 675 metres / 2214 feet 675 metres / 2214 feet
Vertical rise 1609 metres / 5280 feet 1530 metres / 5020 feet
Number of lifts 20 17
Hourly lift capacity 34,345 skiers per hour 31,162 skiers per hour
Number of runs 100 + 100 +
Longest run 11 kilometres / 7 miles 11 kilometres / 7 miles
Ski Terrain 1382 hectares / 3414 acres 1925 hectares / 4757 acres
30% expert 25% expert
55% intermediate 55% intermediate
15% beginner 20% beginner
Parks and Pipes Highest Level Terrain Park Habitat Terrain Park
Nintendo Terrain Park
Big Easy Terrain Garden
Super Pipe
Snow Cross Track
Tube Park

Whistler hosts over 90 restaurants in the Village area. Your entire vacation group can enjoy a different dining experience every night after amazing outdoor activities.

Contact the Coast Blackcomb Suites reservations staff for more resort details and to book the very best holiday in Whistler, BC, Canada.

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