What’s New in Whistler
There is always something on the go in town. Learn more about what's new and exciting in the resort.
Gateway Loop Improvement Project
From April 3 – June 30, 2017
During summer of 2017 major improvements are being made to The Gateway Loop, the main transportation hub for Whistler's taxis and private bus services located on Village Gate Boulevard.
Traffic Changes and Bus/Taxi Drop Off Zone Relocation
Due to construction in the Gateway Loop area, the bus and taxi drop off and pick up zone is being relocated to Day Lot 3 near the Audain Art Museum (approximately 5 -10 minutes walk from the Gateway Loop site).
Read more about the Gateway Loop Improvement Project on the Resort Municipality of Whistler website.
Whistler Blackcomb and the Epic Pass
October 2016: The acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb by Vail Resorts Inc. is now official, and it's good news for skiers. All 2016/17 Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass holders and Whistler Blackcomb Unlimited Season Pass Holders will receive benefits over the upcoming winter.
Epic Pass holders will receive 5 complimentary days at Whistler Blackcomb this winter with the exception of the following restricted holiday dates: Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 26-31, 2016; and Jan. 14 and Feb. 18-19, 2017. The days do not have to be used consecutively.
Whistler Blackcomb Unlimited season pass holders (excluding staff) will receive 5 complimentary days at any of the Vail Resorts' US mountain resorts this winter. The five complimentary days at Vail Resorts’ U.S. resorts do not have to be used consecutively and have a handful of restricted holiday dates, including Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 26-31, 2016; and Jan. 14 and Feb. 18-19, 2017.
Skiing at Whistler Blackcomb
Winter in Whistler, Canada
Epic Pass FAQs from Whistler Blackcomb
SKI Magazine readers rank Whistler Blackcomb #1 in North America for 2017
September 22, 2016: Whistler is on top of the world with today's announcement that the resort has received the number one spot in the annual SKI Magazine readers’ survey for the third year in a row.
The annual survey of more than 20,000 magazine readers reviews the top 50 resorts in North America, examining nearly every aspect of the mountains. Those readers of SKI Magazine have ranked Whistler as the number one overall ski destination in North America for the third time in four years.
A huge thank-you is due to everyone who put Whistler first, it's a great honour. We hope to see you here this winter!
Learn More about skiing at Whistler Blackomb