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Whistler Blackcomb Mountains Statistics

Whistler Blackcomb Mountains Statistics

Whistler and Blackcomb offers over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of skiable terrain, 16 alpine bowls, 3 glaciers, one of the longest ski seasons in North America and receives on average 1,174 centimetres (462 inches) of snow annually. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities, including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.

Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Statistics

Statistic Figure
Average Snowfall462 inches/38.5 feet 11.74 metres per year
Total Terrain8,171 acres/3,307 hectares
Trails200+
Longitude/Latitude50' latitude, 122' longitude
Mountain Restaurants17 with a total of 6,540 restaurant seats
Highest Lift Accessed Elevation2,284 metres/7,494 feet
Vertical1609 metres/5280 feet
Whistler Village Elevation675 metres/2,214 feet
Creekside Base Elevation653 metres/2140 feet
Number of Lifts37
Hourly Lift Capacity67,307 skiers per hour

Statistic Whistler Blackcomb
Vertical1,530 metres - 5,020 feet1,609 metres - 5,280 feet
Top Elevation2,182 metres - 7,160 feet2,284 metres - 7,494 feet
Skiable Terrain4,757 acres - 1,925 hectares3,414 acres - 1,382 hectares
Terrain Type (beg/int/adv)20% / 55% / 25%15% / 55% / 30%
Trails100+100+
Parks & Pipes2 Parks3 Parks, 1 Super Pipe, 1 Snow Cross Track


Total Number of Lifts
21 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola):
2 high-speed gondolas
1 high-speed 6-pack chair
6 high-speed quad chairs
2 triple chairs
8 surface lifts
17 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola):
1 high-speed gondola
7 high-speed quad chairs
2 triple chairs
7 surface lifts
Total Hourly Lift Capacity35,545 skiers per hour31,762 skiers per hour
Longest Run11 km/7 miles Burnt Stew to Green Line, Upper and Lower Olympic11 km/ 7 miles Green Road down Easy Out
Mountain Restaurants89
Snowmaking315 acres/127 hectares350 acres/142 hectares
Mountain Bike ParkMay - October N/A
Summer GlacierN/AJune - July

Whistler Blackcomb Snowfall

Whistler Blackcomb is blessed with an average of 11.92 metres / 469 inches / 39.1 ft per year, as measured at the Pig Alley Weather Station on Whistler Mountain (elevation 1,660 metres/ 5,445 feet).

Snowbase Record

The snow base record for Whistler Mountain is 504 cm (197 inches, 16.4 feet) set in 1973/74. That season it snowed significantly in March and April when traditionally these months receive less snowfall.

Whistler Blackcomb Snowfall Statistics

Year Nov Dec Jan Feb March April May Totals
cm in cm in cm in cm in cm in cm in cm in cm in
2014-2015 133 52
2013-2014 112 44 74 29 123 48 238 94 270 106 76 30 12 5 905 356
2012-2013 217 85 343 135 117 46 128 50 228 90 60 24 19 8 1112 437
2011-2012 312 123 137 54 244 96 151 59 405 159 133 52 7 3 1389 547
2010-2011 266 105 363 143 195 77 259 102 315 124 143 56 38 15 1579 622
2009-2010 560 220 148 58 291 115 132 52 222 87 107 42 34 13 1494 587
2008-2009 150 59 169 67 118 47 143 56 236 93 72 28 42 17 930 367
2007-2008 162 64 260 102 264 104 100 39 170 67 55 22 8 3 1019 401
2006-2007 416 164 275 108 254 100 147 58 198 78 103 40 23 9 1416 557
2005-2006 115 45 139 55 469 185 112 44 243 97 103 40 11 4 1181 466
2004-2005 81 31 130 51 42 16 47 18 143 56 197 78 45 18 640 250
2003-2004 178 70 300 118 201 79 111 44 159 63 20 8 6 2 975 384
2002-2003 110 43 335 132 178 70 54 21 336 132 194 76 23 9 1230 483
2001-2002 151 59 377 148 164 65 231 91 149 59 51 20 41 16 1164 458