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Whistler On Track To Break December Snowfall Record

Skiing in Whistler Blackcomb Alpine

After an amazing start to the ski season, Whistler Blackcomb is yet again on track to not only break the early snow base record, but also the total snowfall record for the month of December. The current snowfall record for Whistler in the month of December is 380cm in 1994. As of December 23rd, there had been 10.5 feet of total snowfall in Whistler for the month of December and over 500cm of snow since the ski season opened on November 22nd.

Whistler Blackcomb is 100 Per Cent Open

Riding up the Whistler Village GondolaThe weekend before Christmas also saw the opening of all available terrain on both Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain. Whistler Mountain currently has 73 groomed runs with a total groomed acreage of 740, while Blackcomb Mountain has 822 groomed runs open and 634 acres groomed for both skiers and boarders. This makes 1,100 acres of skiable soft packed terrain, the largest total skiable terrain of any resort in North America. With such amazing soft packed snow conditions at Whistler Blackcomb, it’s no wonder why people continue to flock to the Olympic Mountain and top ski resort in North America.

In three short weeks, some of the best freestyle skiers and boarders in the world will take over Blackcomb Mountain the in the North Face Park and Pipe Open. With such lush and soft snow conditions, participants and visitors coming up for the event will have a wonderful time in Whistler.