News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Whistler Blackcomb 100 Per Cent Open! (20-Dec-11)

8,171 Acres, 5,280 vertical and Over 10.5 feet of Snow so far this season

WHISTLER, BC, December 16, 2011 – With more terrain open than anywhere else in the world, Whistler Blackcomb is THE place to slide on snow this holiday season. Over 321cm or 10.5 feet of snow has fallen this season and on top of that, the Whistler Blackcomb snowmaking team has converted 175 million gallons of water into snow.

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Image: Paul Morrison

“Today we opened the Symphony Express Lift on Whistler Mountain as well as the legendary Peak to Creek trail, the longest continuous run in North America. With these two additions, Whistler Blackcomb is officially 100 per cent open, offering 8,171 acres of terrain and a mile of vertical,” says Stuart Rempel (Dave, Doug Mac?), Whistler Blackcomb’s vice president of marketing and sales.

With winter in full swing at Whistler Blackcomb, an array of products, services, and experiences accompany the acreage and vertical, all adding to the mountain experience.

  • Fresh Tracks Mountain Top Breakfast, presented by the Globe and Mail, begins today running daily through April 9, 2012.
  • The Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s new Max4 lesson program, offering instruction to no more than four guests per instructor, is now running daily.
  • The Coca-Cola Tube Park, offering afternoon and evening sliding fun for the whole family, opens tomorrow, Saturday, December 17 through April 22, 2012.

Guests looking for a last minute, snowy, winter wonderland experience this holiday season can take advantage of holiday vacation packages starting at $175 CDN, per person, per night December 17, 2011 through January 2, 2012.

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