Easy: 42 Medium: 116 Difficult: 58
Whistler Ski Holidays
Whistler, located just 75 miles north of Vancouver, is consistently ranked number one ski resort in North America by independent surveys. Home of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, each boast over 100 runs having over 10 metres of snow per year. The ever popular Crystal Lodge Whistler is situated right in the heart of the resort. Whistler skiing offers an excellent combination of high open bowls and woodland trails but has terrain suitable for all abilities .
Whistler ski slopes run all the way to the village which has an attractive pedestrianised centre where you will find lively apres ski. The village has pleasant walkways and plazas with stylish shops and a huge choice of great bars, clubs and wide variety of restaurants. Designed by skiers, for skiers, Whistler offers everything you could possibly want from a ski holiday for all ages and budgets.
Après Ski: Whistler boasts a very lively and varied nightlife scene. For bars, try the Crystal Lounge, Merlins, Savage Beagle, the Brewhouse and Longhorn Saloon. There are numerous night clubs including Garfinkel’s and Moe Joe's.
Activities: Away from the skiing, Whistler has plenty of other options to keep you entertained, including; Heli-skiing and sight-seeing, cross country skiing, sleigh rides, snow-shoeing, snowmobiling, zip trekking and dog Sledding.
Eating Out: Whistler has everything from continental to oriental cuisine, for all price ranges. Recommended are the Rim Rock Café, Araxi, Bearfoot Bistro, Val d’Isère and Quattros. It is best to book ahead in most places.
Other Amenities: Luxurious spas, excellent shopping, spectacular mountain-top sight-seeing, walks around the lake, trips to Vancouver and local ice hockey matches.