Earlier this fall, Whistler-Blackcomb earned the honour of best ski resort in North America by SKI Magazine, now, Outside Magazine has also ranked Whistler-Blackcomb as third best ski resort in North America. Scoring high in the top three categories, snow conditions, terrain quality, and ski-related amenities, Whistler was recognized for its overall outstanding experience that continues draw millions each year to the Olympic resort municipality.
Outside Magazine also gave high praise to the newly expanded Sea-to-Sky corridor that offers majestic scenery to anyone driving to Whistler or interested in taking the Rocky Mountaineer train to Whistler. The magazine highlighted the abundance of wildlife and environmental changes that had been done to the region to reduce its local impact on the environment.
Whistler-Blackcomb Continues To Add Awards…
In addition to Whistler-Blackcomb’s outstanding accolades as a top ski resort this year, they received notable awards from Freeskier Magazine, SBC Resort Guide, Powerhounds.com, and Findthebest.com. It also claimed honourable mention from the UK Magazine, The Independent, as one of the Top 50 Best Ski Resorts in the world. CNN even declared Whistler Mountain as one of the top family resorts in North America.
With opening day only 17 days away on November 22nd, this year’s ski season is shaping up to be one of Whistler-Blackcomb’s best with all awards piling up. With over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, and average snow fall of 469 inches, how could you not want to ski at Blackcomb-Whistler?! If you’re looking for accommodation or have questions about Whistler-Blackcomb, we would love to help you out.