Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Whistler/Blackcomb

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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

    Whistler BC

    by Lindsey Turner - 3rd January 2014

    Pros: Whistler is a nice town to visit.

    Cons: We skiied on the road in the gree run, mid section and it just kept raining

    The ski conditions are the worst I have seen in thirty years. The glacier area had snow which was a relief because as I rode up the gondola up it was brown.... Full review

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  • 5

    Superb accommodation at Summit

    by Anonymous - 10th December 2013

    Pros: Good skiing conditions, superb atmosphere, friendly people and good food

    Cons: Lack of natural snow

    Despite lack snowstorm, the conditions of the 40 or so trails were overall excellent. The new Crystal Chair on Blackcomb is wonderful and when they opened t... Full review

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  • 5

    Mecca of Skiing in North America

    by Michael - 11th November 2013

    Pros: Endless Skiing

    Cons: Expensive, possible rain at the base due to low elevation

    Great vertical, huge acreage, well developed ski village, plenty of snow. This resort is famous for many reasons. I have been a couple times to WB around ... Full review

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  • 3

    Heavy Snow and Cloudy

    by Catamount84 - 9th April 2013

    Pros: Big

    Cons: Cloudy, Wet

    I grew up skiing in New England and currently live on the east coast. During the past twenty years I have gone out west a dozen times for week long ski vaca... Full review

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  • 5

    Whistler

    by stugutten - 15th March 2013

    Pros: great snow, long runs, varied terrain, many food choices

    Cons: occassional rain

    I still prefer Whistler/Blackcomb to the Colorado resorts. It's the best on a rainy day! It'll rain on the lower slopes and snow or have sunshine on the up... Full review

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  • 5

    An elite resort

    by pum - 4th January 2013

    Pros: Variety, size

    Cons: Lines, cost

    Of the 32 resorts I've skied, this is in my top 3. Whistler/Blackcomb is wonderful, especially mid-week or on blue-bird days. A week's vacation will still y... Full review

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