Save the world with a ski holiday in Whistler
At the BC Tourism Awards on February 22nd, Whistler was particularly congratulated for its $9.2 million (?4.8 million) Symphony Express chairlift, which ascends 1,670 vertical ft to the stunning alpine peak of Piccolo.
By deploying a highly advanced team of engineers and planners, Whistler managed to reduce an estimated environmental footprint of 40 per cent down to five per cent - good news for conscientious people on ski holidays in Whistler .
Arthur DeJong, Whistler Blackcomb's mountain planning and environmental resource Manager, said: "A number of areas with high ecological values have been set aside for conservation within the ski area and include wetlands, black bear habitat zones noted for denning and food supply and coastal mountain black-tailed deer ranges."
Ski holidays in Whistler are a nature lover's dream. The resort, which is home to the two dramatic ski mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, boasts 200 trails, over 17 alpine bowls and four glaciers - a stunning landscape well worth preserving.
The resort recently surpassed its annual snowfall average, reaching a total of 1,026 cm by 20th February.
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Date Posted: 08 Aug 2016
The Colorado based mountain resort operator 'Vail Resorts' have announced today that they will be acquiring Whistler Blackcomb in Canada for approximately 1.1 billion US dollars / 1.4 billion Canadian dollars. Vail Resorts current portfolio of ski resorts in California and Colorado includes: Va...
Date Posted: 18 May 2016
With an aim to redefine action and exploration during all four seasons at Whistler Blackcomb the new ‘Renaissance’ project is the most exciting development in the resort’s history. Renaissance will introduce new experiences and provide weather-independent activities throughout the ...
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Over the past 10 years Whistler has averaged 1163 cm of snow all each year. The 2015/16 snow levels have just surpassed the average and currently clocks in at an impressive 1177 cm. With a total snowfall so far this season of nearly 12 metres Whistler Blackcomb will be extending the ski season ...