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Snow, Snow & More Snow!
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Snow, Snow & More Snow!

Happy Thanksgiving to our US guests!  Today is also the official opening day of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Whistler Mountain opened 6 days ago to epic early season snow conditions. Blackcomb Mountain opened today and those first up the lifts got some amazing turns in the fresh powder.


Whistler skiWhistler and Blackcomb Mountain have received 109cm (43in) of new snow in the last 7days!That's an incredible amount and the snowbase is sitting at a very healthy 130cm (51 in).  15-20cm of snow is expected to fall today and overnight.  More storms are expected over the weekend bringing yet more snow to the mountains.

Lifts open on Whistler Mountain are the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, Emerald Express, Big Red Express, and Franz's Chair.  Upload is via the Whistler Village Gondola and Creekside Gondola.  Franz's chair will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  On Blackcomb Mountain the Excalibur Gondola, Excelerator Express, Wizard Express, Solar Coaster, Jersey Cream and Catskinner lifts are open.  The tube park will be opening on December 17.


Experience the epic early season conditions and have fun attending some upcoming events in Whistler.  Bizarre Bazaar takes place tomorrow afternoon and all day Saturday at the Whistler Conference Centre.  This is Whistler's annual holiday craft fair and is a great place to find unique gifts for the Holidays!


The Whistler Film Festival starts this Wednesday, November 30.  Over the 5 days of the festival, watch over 80 innovative and original films from Canada and around the world.  There will also be special events happening including the Spotlight Tribute & Gala featuring actor Michael Shannon.


We have some great specials at the moment. Save up to 25% on your stay this winter for reservations made prior to December 23! The Aava Whistler Hotel offers a great location in Whistler Village, just a short walk to the ski lifts.

Check out the latest photos from Whistler/Blackcomb!  We look forward to seeing you in Whistler very soon.

Opening Day Opening Day

Photo Credits: Paul Morrison / Whistler Blackcomb


Aava Reservations

The Aava Whistler Hotel is located in the heart of Whistler Village.  View our Deals and Packages page for more information.

Contact us today to book your room so you enjoy the great early season snow conditions.

Posted by on Wednesday, November 23, 2011