Both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are popular winter retreats for Canadians, Americans and visitors from all around the world. With the winter season quickly approaching people are already planning their vacation and looking at what Whistler ski packages are available to them. Some ski packages are open for purchase now at discounted prices for the early birds, so it is worth checking to see what options there are. Book early and you could save even up to 36% on your stay and ski packages.
With Whistler being so close to Vancouver, around only two hours away, and located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia it is easy to see why so many visitors flock to the majestic alpine peaks year after year, enjoying the many diverse Whistler ski packages that are offered. In fact, the 2010 winter Olympic Games were held at this location, bringing even more attention to these breathtaking mountains and the epic alpine snowboarding and skiing that they offer to visitors of all experience levels.
Many of the local lodges and chateaus are currently offering ski packages that include accommodation, lift and ski passes. There are even some packages where you just need to pay for the accommodation at certain Chateaus and then you can ski for free. Family Whistler ski packages are also available where the kids get to stay for free, ski for free, and rent equipment for free. Some of these family options also allow the children to eat for free and to be shuttled for free. This will make the family holiday a lot less expensive with all of the great inclusions.
As well as having pre-existing Whistler ski packages there is also the option to have your own unique ski package created. Specialized vacation packages can be organized to meet each family’s, group’s, couple’s or individual’s specific needs and requirements. For instance, you could request to have a unique ski package created that includes your lodging, lift tickets, equipment hire and rentals, ski or snowboarding lessons and transfers to and from Vancouver. If you look around you will soon find that there are many fantastic options available to you for your upcoming vacation at Whistler.
A gorgeous part of the world that I plan on visiting one day with my family. Until then, I have written about it and some of the many things that visitors can do while there.
Just a short two-hour drive north of Vancouver, British Columbia is the absolutely spectacular Blackcomb Mountain near Whistler. This region boasts amazing alpine skiing, snowboarding, hiking trails and some of the world’s best bike tracks, with Whistler mountain being sort out by vacationers from all around the world for their holiday destination.
When you look into what is available for visitors to do and enjoy at Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, then it comes as no surprise that this is such a popular place with families, couples and individuals, all year round. Enjoying the great outdoors in both summer and winter can invigorate and refresh visitors, allowing them to live life to the full.
Summer Season Activities
Summer provides the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, enjoying the many trails in the bike park, the peak 2 peak gondola that runs between Whistler mountain and Blackcomb mountain, the zipline, summer glacier skiing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, jetboating, bungee jumping, ATV tours, horse riding, fishing and bear viewing trips. Let’s not forget about relaxing at the Scandinave spa and hydrotherapy baths, swimming in the pool or soaking in the hot tubs.
Winter Season Activities
With the onset of the snows, the winter season provides a whole different range of activities to enjoy. Of course, the alpine skiing and snowboarding are spectacular and are some of the best the world has to offer, but there are also other activities that guests can take advantage of. How about booking a snowmobile trek? Snowmobiling is one of Canada’s most-loved winter pastimes and visitors can also get to enjoy this wonderful winter activity and to view secluded spots around Whistler mountain. The winter zipline at Whistler is a must-do experience for all visitors! Imagine zipping past spectacular snow-covered trees and frozen creeks below while you hang safely in your harness!
There is so much to do at Blackcomb Mountain that this list could continue on and on, but the most important thing to keep in mind is that there is something for everyone in this glorious part of the world. Crisp snow covered mountain sides will call you to ski down the alpine slopes and then you can kick back, relax and warm yourself by the fire.