Whistler B.C. – Alpine Adventures Await You
One of the most popular ski and summer adventure destinations in North America, the Whistler Blackcomb area is filled with iconic alpine adventures that have turned Whistler, B.C. in to one of the most popular mountain destinations world-wide.
The Whistler Peak 2 Peak Alpine Experience – A Not-to-Miss Whistler Blackcomb Activity
Whistler Blackcomb is flush with beauty. For a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking scenery, hop on the Whistler Gondola and take a ride to the top to take advantage of 360- degree views of the surrounding mountain vistas. Riders on the gondola are treated to a glass bottom gondola so no view goes un-noticed. Take in breathtaking mountain peaks, lakes, glaciers, natural landscape and lovely views of Whistler village. After your gondola ride, check out the Peak 2 Peak viewing gallery and watch the machinery that makes the gondola work. At the top of the gondola, take a hike! Whistler Blackcomb offers numerous hiking and biking trails that rival just about any location in the Rocky Mountains. The gondola is open daily until September 21, and then re-opens in November for winter sightseeing tours.
For Adrenaline Junkies, Whistler Blackcomb is a Dream Come True
Is adrenaline your thing? Well, Whistler Blackcomb has got you covered! Choose a vacation filled with cross-country mountain biking, zip lining, rafting, and bungee jumping. There is no shortage of adventure in Whistler, and you have the luxury of designing your action packed experience. Although the list of outdoor activities is long, Whistler is known for its exceptional mountain biking. For the ultimate downhill ride, check out the mountain bike park. There’s something for every level of rider, from easy flat meadows and trails to white-knuckle rock-rolls and jumps. To make your mountain bike adventure a cinch, there are plenty of bike rental shops that stand ready to outfit you and get you out on the slopes.
Summer Glacier Skiing and Riding – No Reason to Wait Until Winter
Perhaps you just can’t wait for winter and are anxious to hit the slopes for a little skiing or riding. Lucky for you can access summer glacier skiing and snowboarding at Whistler Blackcomb. The Hortsman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain is open in the summer for warm, fun-filled days of skiing and riding. Soft snow, blue skies and a day spent carving warm weather turns on the mountain – the perfect addition to any Whistler getaway!
With so many activities to choose from in Whistler Blackcomb, what’s the first thing you do on your Whistler vacation?