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's Edge Card Offers Best Deals Next Season (18-Mar-08)

WHISTLER, BC, March 17, 2008 – It’s already March, but the season is far from over.

EDGE Card Holders Can Experience Peak 2 Peak Gondola in December 2008

WHISTLER, BC, March 17, 2008 – It’s already March, but the season is far from over. Over 858cm (28 feet) of snow has fallen on Whistler Blackcomb with more expected in the forecast this week. As skiers and riders prepare for great spring skiing, they are also looking forward to next season, which marks the grand opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. This record breaking lift will connect Whistler and Blackcomb and revolutionize ways skiers and riders make the most of their day on the mountains.

Canadian and Washington State residents can get a head start on next season by purchasing an early-bird 2008/2009 EDGE card, which offers lift ticket pricing as low as $57 a day, including the Peak 2 Peak Gondola.

The EDGE card spring deal runs from March 18 to April 30. Purchase a five- or 10- day EDGE card by April 30 and receive one free summer Peak Adventure in summer 2008 and one early 2008/2009 season day.

“Experiencing the Peak 2 Peak Gondola will be more than riding a world-record breaking lift,” says Stuart Rempel, Whistler Blackcomb’s Senior VP of Marketing and Sales. “It’s about skiing and riding iconic areas on both mountains in one day; hitting all of your favourite powder stashes in one day without having to choose one mountain; or enjoying Belgian waffles at Blackcomb’s Crystal Hut, and a pint at Dusty’s on Whistler.”

But until next season kicks off, let this season’s spring shredding commence. Skiers and riders who purchase next season’s EDGE card will also have the chance to purchase an Unlimited Spring Pass for $89 (valid March 29 to June 8). With a current base of 239cm (94 inches), conditions are going to be great, while spring sessions in the terrain parks will be going off.

Whistler Mountain will close on April 20, but Blackcomb Mountain will remain open for spring skiing and riding until June 8, with glacier skiing running from June 9 to July 27, making Whistler Blackcomb’s ski season the longest in North America.

For more information on the EDGE card, visit or call toll-free 1.866-218-9688.

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