Summer Glacier Skiing & Snowboarding in Whistler

  • Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain is open for sun-filled days of skiing and snowboarding
  • Incredible summer conditions with soft snow and blue skies - sunscreen is a must!
  • Recommended for intermediate to advanced skiers/riders - improve your jump, park and bump skills

New Lifts for Whistler Blackcomb in 2018

In 2018 Whistler Blackcomb is building new lifts on both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. To accommodate construction, there will be some changes to summer skiing, on-mountain activities and events. Please take a moment to read more about the project as you plan your summer adventures.

Learn More about Lift Construction and Impacts

Glacier Skiing Dates and Hours of Operation

Glacier Skiing for 2018 runs from June 9 - July 15, 2018 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM daily, weather permitting.

Contact the Whistler Visitor Centre for daily updates.

Access to the Glacier in Summer

Operating hours are from 11 AM - 3 PM daily, weather permitting. Public upload begins from 11 AM at the Whistler Village Gondola. Glacier Access is via the Village Gondola and the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. Only Camps and Coaches are permitted to upload before 11 AM. Sightseeing upload begins at 10 AM. Last upload is at 1:30pm, skiers and riders are not permitted to upload after 1:30 PM.

Your Summer Glacier ticket includes shuttle bus service to and from 7th Heaven and access to one public lane which includes Terrain Park features. Please note, all other lanes and areas are reserved for Glacier Camps only. Please see signage at the top of 7th Heaven for public lane information or ask uniformed staff member there for details.

Ski and Snowboard ability level must be advanced to expert, no exceptions. Skiers/Riders must be able to ride on T-Bars, there is no chair lift on the glacier. No singles on T-Bars during busy periods which is most periods.

Conditions may vary throughout the day, so be prepared. Bring sunscreen, goggles, sunglasses, gloves and a jacket as the weather changes quickly in the alpine.

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