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Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 3.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 71%
  • Beginner
  • 45%
  • Families
  • 72%
  • Intermediate
  • 69%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 56%
  • Advanced
  • 66%

Helpful Highlights:

A vastly over rated area. While it's big by American standards it's not large compared with lots of European areas. It's very crowded, the lift system does ...

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  • 2

    The most terrible snow

    by Snowwitch Elemental - 12th June 2011

    Pros: Huge terrain, lots of snow,

    Cons: Wet snow, heavy snow like a liquid concrete

    I was in Whistler in December 2010 and I hated it with passion. It rained in the village every day, and snowed heavy wet snow from mid mountain up. It felt ... Full review

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  • 5

    The best resort

    by Erikss - 14th May 2011

    Pros: Fast lifts, great park, lots of vertical, good snow

    Cons: None

    Whistler is the best resort for a good reason. The terrain parks are like no other. It is huge. There is terrain for everyone.... Full review

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  • 5

    Best resort in the Americas given Easter conditions

    by saintdax - 12th May 2011

    Pros: Long runs, huge broad runs, endless bowls, perfect groomers, extremely steep inbounds terrain, great village

    Cons: reports of rain, lunchtime crowded on mountain, poor quality merchandise

    We got Utah dry powder in the Alpine for 5 days, and snow 9 days in the Alpine(basically midmountain and higher, includes upper parts of treeline and beyond... Full review

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  • 5


    by BillyDimlow - 7th May 2011

    Pros: powder downhil terrain worldclass parks

    Cons: lines

    My favorite ski resort out of anything I have skiied. There are no problems at Whistler, great skiing and great nightlife. It can be crowded but the mountai... Full review

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  • 3


    by graymac - 18th February 2011

    Pros: good restaurants and hotels, suited to wide ability ski range

    Cons: very expensive ski pass, slow old lift system, pay to park

    whistler village is bustling, with good selection of shops, restaurants and hotels. accessing ski area from parking lots is a long inconvenient process pat... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in America

    by rocubr - 16th February 2011

    Pros: terrain, snow, size, fast lifts

    Cons: lines,

    Whistler Blackcomb is arguably the best ski resort in America. Whistler, being the largest ski resort in North America, has the best terrain, especially for... Full review

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