Winter is what Whistler is famous for. Consistently voted the number one ski resort in North America, each year millions of visitors come to enjoy the resort.
With 200+ marked runs across a massive 8,171 acres of skiable terrain and an average annual snowfall of 458 inches a year, you can see just why so many people long to call Whistler home.
Other than skiing and snowboarding there is a huge array of other activities to partake in, including snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and more. There are also a large number of events that take place throughout the winter and draw huge crowds.
Here are some of the many winter activities in Whistler:
- Skiing or snowboarding: 8,171 acres of terrain across Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
- Cross-Country skiing: there are hundreds of trails around Whistler or at the Callaghan Valley and Whistler Olympic Park
- Snowshoeing and tobogganing
- Snowmobiling: enjoy thousands of acres of terrain all to yourself
- Ice climbing
- Ice Skating
- Dog sledding and horse-drawn sleighs
- Experience the Whistler Sliding Centre first-hand or go tubing in the tube park
- Heli- and cat-skiing and boarding