Whistler Blackcomb and Blackcomb Mountain Essay

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WINTER HouRS oF opERATIoN
November 22 - January 25 January 26 - February 22 February 23 - April 21 8:30am - 3:00pm 8:30am - 3:30pm 8:30am - 4:00pm

April 22 - Closing Day (Blackcomb Mountain only) To be announced*
*Go to whistlerblackcomb.com for updated year round hours of operations. Dates and times subject to change.

coNTAcT INFoRmATIoN
Mountain Emergency Fire Emergency Snow Report 604.935.5555 604.938.FIRE Whistler 604.932.4211 Vancouver 604.687.7507 General Information & Reservations
Whistler Blackcomb 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4 Phone 1.800.766.0449 | Fax 604.938.7527 Corporate Partners

N Caution Deep snow or tree wells can expose you to the risk of snow immersion injuries or fatalities. Educate yourself on how to reduce the risks and always ski or ride with a partner.

Respect others
Please respect Slow Zones. There are no hits or jumps in this area. There are plenty of areas where you can go a little faster without putting others at risk.

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N Track your day with GPS N Live conditions & web cams N Share & connect

HigH alpine detail

Enter from the top of the Showcase T-Bar, or experts can use the Spanky’s Ladder entrance, accessed from the top of the Glacier Express. Designated runs in this area are located within Blackcomb Glacier Provincial Park and are managed under a Park Use Permit for the purposes of snow and avalanche control. Avalanche danger exists when closures are in effect and blasting may be in progress.

Blackcomb Glacier

Fold inset maps over to view with main map at the same time.

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When the sun is shining, slap on the sunscreen and head for Heaven. Take skiers’ left for panoramic cruising and amazing across-the-valley views of Whistler Mountain. To return to the Rendezvous, stay to skiers’ right on Green Line.

7th Heaven – Blackcomb mountain

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Access to Flute Bowl from the Symphony Express, Harmony Express or Peak Express chairs. Visibility and conditions in Flute Bowl can change rapidly. When in doubt, follow piste trail markers. Please follow all posted signs for boundary notification.

Symphony Amphitheatre – Whistler mountain

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Whistler Blackcomb is a place of wonder. A place where anything can happen, and where everyone can be a part of it. It isn’t just North America’s number one rated ski resort, it is a cultural hub for mountain sports lovers the world over. Of course we’re famous for our mile-high vertical, our 8,171 acres of incredibly varied terrain (terrain that is 35% bigger than North America’s next largest resort), our reliable and abundant snow and our one-of-kind village with its amazing vibe. But we’re also renowned for taking “outside the box” to a whole new level. From the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola to the hosting of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Blackcomb has focused on providing incredible experiences that draw people from all over the world to come visit, again and again.

WElcomE To WHISTlER BlAckcomB

1.800.766.0449 whistlerblackcomb.com
P: paul morrison

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DoWnloaD our Free app noW: whistlerblackcomb.com /app

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Garibaldi provincial park
For guests looking to explore the slack country accessible from Whistler Blackcomb there are a number of resources available from free avalanche awareness tours to guided backcountry skiing experiences with professionals and coaches who will share techniques and tactics to hone your skiing, boost your safety knowledge, and heighten your awareness in big mountain terrain. Garibaldi Provincial Park is a wilderness area and is not patrolled or avalanche controlled. Steep slopes and chutes are prone to avalanche hazards. Persons outside the Whistler Blackcomb ski area boundary who are not prepared for backcountry travel and self rescue could be charged for rescue costs.

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