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Whistler Blackcomb Snow Conditions

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2017


New24 Hours48 Hours7 DaysSnowbase
0cm (0in)0cm (0in)0cm (0in)23cm (9in)258cm (102in)
Total cumulative snowfall* Snow depths are measured at Pig Alley Weather
Station - 1650m (Mid-Mountain) on Whistler Mtn.
801cm (315in)


Temp atWindsVisibility
Valley-8 °C (17 °F)°CN/AUnlimited
Mid-13 °C (9 °F)°CCalm at 6 - 11 km/h from the SW
Alpine-13 °C (8 °F)°CCalm at 10 - 12 km/h from the W
Clear with cloudy periods overnight and an alpine low of -10°C. Ridge winds will be light and the freezing level drop to the valley bottom. Tomorrow’s forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud with an alpine high of -6C. Winds will be light from the southwest at 10km/h and the freezing level will remain at the valley bottom.


Groomed RunsGroomed AcresSurface Conditions
Whistler10045808Machine Groomed

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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

  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