Community

Resort Facts

Whistler Resort Stats and Facilities

  • Population: 9,825 permanent residents (2011 census), approximately 2,266 seasonal residents and 11,522 second-home owners
  • Daily population equivalent: approximately 28,289
  • Annual visitation: Approximately 2.14 million
  • 79% of the people who work in Whistler also live in the community
  • Average snowfall: 430.5 cm in the valley and 914 cm in the alpine
  • Accommodations: Approximately 4,800+ rooms
  • Restaurants/Lounges/Bars: Approximately 93
  • Retail Shops: Approximately 207
  • 551.3 hectars of parkland, 9 major parks and 10 neighbourhood parks
  • Trails: 35 km of Valley Trail, 160 km of singletrack trails and 120 km of double track trails
  • Recreation facilities, including Meadow Park Sports Centre with NHL-sized ice arena and public skating, lap pool, children’s pool, saunas, hot tub, fitness & aerobics centres, squash courts.

Resort Services

  • Banking/foreign exchange and Interac/ATM banking machines
  • Church services
  • Medical and dental clinics
  • Physiotherapy and massage therapy
  • Office services
  • Public library and museum
  • Movie theatre and video rentals
  • Health and fitness centres
  • Swimming pool and ice rink
  • Indoor and outdoor tennis courts
  • Spa facilities and beauty salons

Blackcomb Mountain Facts

  • Opened: 1980
  • Top Elevation: 7,494 ft / 2,284 m
  • Base Elevation: 2,214 ft / 675 m
  • Vertical Rise: 5,280 ft / 1,609 m
  • Terrain: 3,414 acres
  • Park & Pipe Facilities: 1 superpipe, 1 snow cross track, 3 parks
  • Lift Capacity: 31,162 skiers / boarders per hour
  • Terrain Type: 30% expert, 55% intermediate, 15% beginner
  • Number of Trails: 100+ marked runs
  • Mountain Restaurants: 9

Whistler Mountain Facts

  • Opened: 1966
  • Top Elevation: 7,160 ft / 2,182 metres
  • Base Elevation: 2,140 ft / 652 metres
  • Vertical Rise: 5,020 ft / 1,530 metres
  • Terrain: 4,757 acres
  • Park & Pipe Facilities: 2 Parks
  • Lift Capacity: 34,345 skiers / snowboarders per hour
  • Terrain Type: 25% expert, 55% intermediate, 20% beginner
  • Number of Trails: 100+ marked runs
  • Mountain Restaurants: 8