New Lifts for Whistler Blackcomb
Vail Resorts, Inc. has announced three new lifts for Whistler Blackcomb for the 2018/19 season. Upgrades include:
- A new 10-seat gondola to replace the Wizard and Solar chairlifts on Blackcomb Mountain
- A new six-passenger speed lift to replace the current Emerald Chair in the Family Ski Zone on Whistler Mountain
- Replacement of the triple-passenger Catskinner chair with a four passenger, high-speed lift on Blackcomb Mountain
The changes will create the first three-gondola connection in the world, allowing guests to upload, connect between the mountains via the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola and download in a gondola for a weather protected experience.
Whistler Blackcomb and the Epic Pass
The acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb by Vail Resorts Inc. is good news for skiers and snowboarders around the world
Epic Pass holders receive unlimited, unrestricted access to the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb, as well as these additional resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Perisher (2018 ski season, Australia) and Arapahoe Basin.
Note the Epic Pass is only available to mid-November, 2017. Call Whistler Blackcomb Guest Services at 1.800.766.0449 for more information.
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