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Whistler Blackcomb Snow Conditions

Last Updated: Saturday, December 3, 2016

Snow

New24 Hours48 Hours7 DaysSnowbase
1cm (0in)5cm (2in)5cm (2in)69cm (27in)169cm (67in)
Total cumulative snowfall* Snow depths are measured at Pig Alley Weather
Station - 1650m (Mid-Mountain) on Whistler Mtn.
323cm (127in)

Weather

Temp atWindsVisibility
Valley1 °C (34 °F)°CN/AVariable
Mid-6 °C (21 °F)°CLight at 21 - 48 km/h from the S
Alpine-7 °C (19 °F)°CHigh at 51 - 77 km/h from the S
Cloudy with increasing clear periods overnight. Alpine low of -9°C and freezing level at valley level.

Grooming

 Open
Runs
Groomed RunsGroomed AcresSurface Conditions
Whistler3333421Soft Packed
Blackcomb2424365

Parks and Pipes

 HalfpipeTerrain Park
Whistler0Open
Blackcomb0Open

Whistler Blackcomb Facts

Average Annual Snowfall: 11.63 metres or 38.2 feet

Snow Base Record: The snow base record for Whistler Mountain is 504 centimetres / 197 inches / 16.4 feet. This record period occurred during  the 1973/74 winter season.

Trails, Lifts & Vertical

 Trails  Number of Lifts  Hourly Lift Capacity Max. Vertical
 200+  37  69,939 1,609 metres / 5,280 feet

Monthly Average Snowfall

Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
2.3 metres 2.1 metres 2.2 metres 1.5 metres 2.4 metres 0.9 metres
7.8 feet 6.8 feet 7.1 feet 4.8 feet 7.9 feet 3.0 feet

Ski Area Comparison

RESORT AVG. SNOWFALL SKIABLE ACRES
  Metres Feet  
Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia 11.63 38.2  8,171
 Vail, Colorado  8.99 29.5   5,289
 Breckenridge, Colorado  7.62  25.0  2,358
 Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado  4.54  14.9  4,200
 Lake Louise, Alberta  4.54  14.9  4,200
 Park City, Utah  9.27  30.0  3,330
 Mammoth, California  10.16  33.3  3,500
 Steamboat, Colorado  8.86  29.1  2,965