Whistler (British Columbia), Canada

Resort height:

675m

 

Slopes:

650-2285m

 

Pistes:

8171 acres

 

 

General snow cover

 

4/5

 

Snow quality (upper)

4.5/5

 

Snow quality (lower)

3/5

 

Resort level snow

3/5

 

Powder potential

4.5/5

Whistler’s coastal location means it experiences fewer temperature extremes than further inland, for example in Banff/Lake Louise, or indeed in the Colorado resorts. Rain can be a nuisance at lower elevations though, and the weather (generally) is highly changeable.

 

That said, Whistler does have one of the greatest vertical ranges of any North American resort and conditions at altitude are often excellent.

 

Powder days are also plentiful and overall, snow reliability can be considered very good.