Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Statistics

Whistler and Blackcomb offer 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 1,164 centimetres (458 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.

Statistic Figure
Average Snowfall 458 inches/38.2 feet 11.64 metres per year
Total Terrain  8,171 acres/3,307 hectares
Trails  200+
Longitude/Latitude  50′ latitude, 122′ longitude
Mountain Restaurants  17 with a total of 6,540 restaurant seats
Highest Lift Accessed Elevation 2,284 metres/7,494 feet
Vertical 1609 metres/5280 feet
Whistler Village Elevation 675 metres/2,214 feet
Creekside Base Elevation 653 metres/2140 feet
Number of Lifts 37
Hourly Lift Capacity 67,307 skiers per hour

Individual Mountain Statistics

Statistic Whistler Mtn. Blackcomb Mtn.
Vertical 1,530 metres – 5,020 feet 1,609 metres – 5,280 feet
 Top Elevation  2,182 metres – 7,160 feet  2,284 metres – 7,494 feet
 Skiable Terrain 4,757 acres – 1,925 hectares  3,414 acres – 1,382 hectares
Terrain Type (beg/int/adv) 20% / 55% / 25% 15% / 55% / 30%
Trails 100+ 100+
Parks & Pipes 2 Parks 3 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 Capacity 35,545 skiers per hour 1,762 skiers per hour
Longest Run 11 km/7 miles Burnt Stew to Green Line, Upper and Lower Olympic 11 km/ 7 miles Green Road down Easy Out
Mountain Restaurants 8 9
Snowmaking 315 acres/127 hectares 350 acres/142 hectares
Mountain Bike Park May – October N/A
Summer Glacier N/A June – July

Whistler Blackcomb Snowfall

Whistler Blackcomb is blessed with an average of 11.64 metres / 458 inches / 38.2 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.

Annual Snowfall Averages

Whistler Blackcomb’s monthly and total snowfall averages are based on the previous 10 years.

Average Snowfall: 1,163 cm / 458 in / 38.2 feet

Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Total
2015-2016 168cm
66in
338cm
133in
173cm
68in
206cm
81in
318cm
125in
31cm
12in
23cm
9in
1257cm
495in
 2014-2015 133cm
52in
166cm
65in
98cm
39in
79cm
31in
123cm
48in
69cm
27in
4cm
2in
672cm
265in
 2013-2014 112cm
44in
 74cm
29in
 123cm
48in
238cm
94in
 270cm
106in
76cm
30in
 12cm
5in
 905cm
356in
 2011-2012  312cm
123in
 137cm
54in
 244cm
96in
151cm
59in
405cm
159in
 133cm
52in
 7cm
3in
1389cm
547in
 2010-2011 266cm
105in
 363cm
143in
195cm
77in
 259cm
102in
 315cm
124in
 143cm
56in
 38cm
15in
 1579cm
622in
2009-2010 560cm
220in
148cm
58in
291cm
115in
132cm
52in
222cm
87in
107cm
42in
34cm
13in
1494cm
587in
2008-2009 150cm
59in
169cm
67in
118cm
47in
143cm
56in
236cm
93in
72cm
28in
42cm
17in
930cm
367in
2007-2008 162cm
64in
260cm
102in
264cm
104in
100cm
39in
170cm
67in
55cm
22in
8cm
3in
1019cm
401in
2006-2007 416cm
164in
275cm
108in
254cm
100in
147cm
58in
198cm
78in
103cm
40in
23cm
9in
1416cm
557in
2005-2006 115cm
45in
139cm
55in
469cm
185in
112cm
44in
243cm
97in
103cm
40in
11cm
4in
1192cm
470in
2004-2005 81cm
31in
130cm
51in
42cm
16in
47cm
18in
143cm
56in
197cm
78in
45cm
18in
685cm
268in
2003-2004 178cm
70in
300cm
118in
201cm
79in
111cm
44in
159cm
63in
20cm
8in
6cm
2in
975cm
384in
2002-2003 110cm
43in
335cm
132in
178cm
70in
54cm
21in
336cm
132in
194cm
76in
23cm
9in
1230cm
483in
2001-2002 151cm
59in
377cm
148in
164cm
65in
231cm
91in
149cm
59in
51cm
20in
41cm
16in
1164cm
458in

Whistler Blackcomb's Snow Advantage