Whistler Blackcomb poised to offer excellent spring skiing and riding conditions after 65cm of fresh snow this week

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — After 65 cm of fresh snow this week, Whistler Blackcomb has now received a total of 1,188 cm this season and has officially surpassed its ten year annual average snowfall of 1,170 cm. Whistler Blackcomb received 320 cm of snowfall in March alone, making March 2017 the third snowiest March on record for the resort. Whistler Blackcomb is poised to offer excellent spring skiing and riding conditions with the ski season far from being over. Whistler Mountain’s last day of winter operations will be April 23, but Blackcomb Mountain will remain open for skiing and riding through to May 22.

“We are once again lucky enough to boast one of the longest ski seasons in North America,” says Doug Macfarlane, director of mountain operations at Whistler Blackcomb. “We have received consistent consecutive storm cycles combined with low temperatures throughout the winter, priming the mountains to deliver excellent spring conditions.”

With longer days, warmer temperatures and lots of sun-soaked patios for après, Whistler Blackcomb is an absolute must for spring skiing. The legendary World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) returns to Whistler from April 7-16, featuring the Monster Energy Boarderstyle Tour Finals, Halfpipe Fam Jam, Slush Cup and more on-mountain events. WSSF also offers incredible arts and culture events in Whistler Village, including Intersection presented by Bromley Sports, the Olympus 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown, the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown, and free outdoor concerts featuring Walk Off The Earth, Busta Rhymes, Busty and the Bass and more. More information about WSSF can be found at whistlerblackcomb.com/wssf.

Time is running out for skiers and snowboarders already dreaming about next winter to secure the best deals on 2017-2018 Epic Passes, UnlimitedWhistler Blackcomb Season Passes and Whistler Blackcomb EDGE Cards. The early bird offer ends Sunday, April 9. Guests can purchase Whistler Blackcomb passes and EDGE Cards at whistlerblackcomb.com/save.

Guests looking to plan a trip to the consistently rated No. 1 Mountain Resort in North America can visit whistlerblackcomb.com/purchase/deals-packages or call 1-888-403-4727.

About Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78 miles) from Vancouver, British Columbia. North America’s premier four season mountain resort, Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which combined offer over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receives on average over 1,170 centimetres (461 inches) of snow annually, and one of the longest ski seasons in North America. 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.

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