Ski Season Opens at Sun Peaks Resort, British Columbia

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Over 100 Alpine Trails and 10 Chairlifts will be opening on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thanks to abundant snowfall over the past few days, Sun Peaks’ three mountains are in excellent condition with great coverage, and the resort is poised to open additional terrain and lifts over the next couple days.

Thursday, November 26, 2015 will see the Burfield chairlift opening for the winter season, delivering skiers and riders 882 vertical metres into the high alpine of Mt. Tod. Ten lifts will be turning and over 100 alpine trails will be […]

By | November 24th, 2015|Kamloops, Okanagan, Resorts & Lodges, Skiing & Ski Resorts|1 Comment

Powder Highway in the Kootenay Rockies British Columbia

Powder Highway in the BC Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada

Where is the heart of skiing in North America? Does it beat most vibrantly in ever-popular Colorado? How about Utah, with its talcum snows? Or perhaps Lake Tahoe?

No. No. And no.

Oh, those are all worthy destinations, but my vote goes to a region that many American skiers and snowboarders have never even visited: the southeast corner of British Columbia. Perhaps no place else on earth possesses such a wealth of ski options as here in the Kootenay Rockies, where the topography accordions spectacularly […]

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

The 27th annual SKI Magazine Reader’s Poll has named Whistler Blackcomb the No. 1 overall best ski resort in North America. The online survey saw 41,000 resort rankings submitted by SKI Magazine readers and ranks the top 50 North American ski resorts in a variety of categories valued by ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

In addition to being voted No. 1 in overall ranking, […]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Skiing & Ski Resorts, Top Stories, Videos, Whistler|0 Comments

The Wonder Reels: Episode 4 – The Deep

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Originally published on YouTube, Nov 28, 2012 by Whistler Blackcomb Mountain

Powder is a commodity. It’s rareness is what makes it valuable. Those in the know, know, the moment must be embraced. And the powder stashes are the place.

Enter to WIN a Wonder-filled week to Whistler Blackcomb this winter:
http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/wonderstruck

Watch more episodes:

The Wonder Reels Trailer – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GanQTBis7c
Episode 1 – Snow – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ31ukqTkoo
Episode 2 – The Pass – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K428-PsngF4
Episode 3 – The Stoke – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ADug9AXqtg

The Wonder Reels: Episode 5 – The Crossing. Screening December 12, 2012.

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Credits:
Produced by Whistler Blackcomb and Origin […]

By | December 2nd, 2012|Skiing & Ski Resorts|0 Comments

Resort Guide 2013: #1 Whistler Blackcomb

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Originally posted on October 16, 2012 by Ski Magazine, written by Susan Reifer Ryan.

It’s easy to play the numbers game with Whistler. It’s the biggest resort in North America and has the stats to back it up. But that’s not what makes this place special — and so deserving of its new No. 1 rank. Surprisingly for a place so immense, this Canadian resort’s real brilliance lies in its ability to get personal, to offer every skier a day that feels intimate, customized, and perfect […]

By | October 23rd, 2012|Skiing & Ski Resorts|0 Comments