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Backcountry & BC Parks
SNOW SCHOOL
Garibaldi Provincial Park
This is your Backstage Pass to the Mountains & Village.
For guests looking to explore the slack country accessible from Whistler
Blackcomb there are a number of resources available from free avalanche
awareness tours to guided backcountry skiing experiences with professionals
and coaches who will share techniques and tactics to hone your skiing, boost
your safety knowledge, and heighten your awareness in big mountain terrain.
N get lift line priority all day long
Garibaldi Provincial Park is a wilderness area and is not patrolled or avalanche
controlled. Steep slopes and chutes are prone to avalanche hazards. Persons
outside the Whistler Blackcomb ski area boundary who are not prepared for
backcountry travel and self rescue could be charged for rescue costs.
N NEW: Extremely Canadian Backcountry Programs
N learn the best activities, restaurants and clubs to visit
30% OFF SNOW SCHOOL SELECT GROUP LESSONS
N Valid from Opening Day to Dec 16, Jan 7 to Feb 8, Feb 25 to Mar 8
and Apr 8-21, 2013
Childcare
Let us mind your little ones while you ski. We offer licensed childcare at
various locations for your convenience, for ages 18 months up to 5 years*.
To book a lesson or for more information, visit a Snow School Sales desk
located at every base and at top of both mountains, or call 1.800.766.0449.
YEARS OF
OUTSTANDING
CUSTOMER
SERVICE
1.888.HELISKI | 604.905.DEEP (3337)
WhistlerHeliSkiing.com
Stores
SHOWCASE
& CAN-SKI
Demo Centre
N be guided to powder stashes, hidden runs and best kept secrets
Discover your PEAK FORM at OFF-PEAK PRICES.
Take your vacation to the next level. With
exclusive rights to big mountain terrain that
includes 173 glaciers and 475 runs over 432,000
acres, Whistler Heli-Skiing has what it takes to
go the extra distance. A variety of packages
await everyone from seasoned intermediates to
experts. Visit us at the Whistler Heli Store in the
Carleton Lodge in Whistler Village or call us.
Whistler Blackcomb has ideal learning terrain and fantastic lesson and rental
packages. No matter what lift you take up, there’s an easy route down.
Village
N fine-tune your skills and boost your confidence
Discover Whistler Days
Whistler Heli-Skiing
BEGINNERS
*Age ranges vary by location, restrictions apply.
The Whistler
Shopping Experience
Thinking of getting a new
Board or Skis?
Our knowledgeable and experienced staff
live and breathe the mountains, offering a
special type of mountain expertise that you
won’t find in the urban jungle. Visit our
village stores or on-mountain shops for the
best selections and local knowledge.
Try before you buy at the
Showcase and CAN-SKI Demo
Centre located outside the
Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler
Mountain and the Rendezvous
Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain.
Valid identification and credit
card required.
On-Mountain Shops
Whistler Mountain
N Roundhouse Lodge 
Olympic Station (Whistler Mountain) Just 10 minutes up the Whistler Village
Gondola. Slow-skiing Beginners’ Zone, Children’s Learning Centre, easy-loading
Olympic Chair and Magic Carpets.
Magic Chair Area (Blackcomb Mountain) Easy-loading triple chair,
Magic Carpets, Whistler Kids location; all next to the handy rentals and
Daylodge services at the base of Blackcomb Mountain.
WHAT’S NEXT?
Once you’ve got your legs under you, here are just a few ways to explore a bit
more of our two mountains.
Slow Zones See yellow highlighted areas on map where the areas are monitored
for your safety.
Blackcomb Mountain Expressway to Easy Out accessed from the Solar Coaster
Express is perfect for both skiers and snowboarders. Green Line from the top
of 7th Heaven is an easy traverse for skiers.
Whistler Mountain Use Whiskey Jack or Ego Bowl in the Family Zone accessible
from Emerald Express and the top of Whistler Village Gondola.
Families
Blackcomb Mountain
Blackcomb Mountain
N Glacier Creek
Children’s Adventure Park Terrain features, colourful characters and even
a Magic Castle.
N Rendezvous Lodge
2012.13
Big Easy Terrain Garden Simple berms, rails, tabletops and more.
January 26 - February 22
8:30am - 3:30pm
February 23 - April 21
8:30am - 4:00pm
April 22 - Closing Day (Blackcomb Mountain only) To be announced*
*Go to whistlerblackcomb.com for updated year round hours of operations.
Dates and times subject to change.
Contact Information
Mountain Emergency 604.935.5555
Fire Emergency 604.938.FIRE
Snow Report
Whistler 604.932.4211
Vancouver604.687.7507
General Information & Reservations1.800.766.0449
Whistler Blackcomb
4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4
Phone 1.800.766.0449 | Fax 604.938.7527
Free guest WIFI
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N Wonders Scenic Views
N Roundhouse, Rendezvous and Glacier Creek
N Merlin’s, GLC, Wizard Grill and Dusty’s
Safety
Know It, Respect It, Ride It.
N Do not ski or ride alone off piste.
N If you see an accident on the hill that requires first aid, cross skis
above the location and report the exact location and type of injury
to the nearest staff member.
N Helmet Usage Whistler Blackcomb recommends wearing helmets
for skiing and riding. Skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to
educate themselves on the benefits and limitations of helmet
usage. The primary safety consideration, and obligation under the
Alpine Responsibility Code (shown on reverse map side), is to ski
and ride in a controlled and responsible manner.
N Watch for changing conditions – natural or man-made. They vary
constantly with weather and usage.
N You will encounter snow cats and snowmobiles on Whistler and
Blackcomb Mountains. Please slow down when you see them and
give each a wide berth.
N Caution Deep snow or tree wells can expose you to the risk of
snow immersion injuries or fatalities. Educate yourself on how to
reduce the risks and always ski or ride with a partner.
The Whistler Blackcomb Snow Report powered by TELUS is updated
throughout the day providing an accurate report of new snow,
mountain temperatures, wind speeds, freezing levels and much more.
Tickets available at the Tube Park or at any ticket window. Conditions permitting.
Whistler Mountain
Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are equipped with RECCO® rescue technology.
Nintendo Parks And Pipes
N Degree of difficulty ratings (green circle, blue square, black
diamond) are relative to each ski area. A black run at your home
mountain is not the same as a black run at another resort. Skiers
and riders should work their way up starting with the easiest run,
regardless of their ability level.
Pre-ride, Re-ride, Freeride.
Prior to using Freestyle Terrain, you are responsible
for familiarizing yourself with Freestyle Terrain and
obeying all instructions, warnings and signs. Freestyle
skills require maintaining control on the ground, and
in the air. Use of Freestyle Terrain exposes you to the
risk of serious injury or death. Inverted aerials are not recommended.
You assume the risk. Our features are built for skill and confidence
progression and are rated from small (S) to extra large (XL), so that everyone
can be a part of the scene.
N Poles, flags, fencing, signage and padding on equipment or objects
or other forms of marking devices are used by the ski area to
inform you of the presence or location of a potential obstacle or
hazard. Be aware that some hazards are not marked, use caution
at all times.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding closures, safety or terrain,
please contact the Ski Patrol.
Mountain Emergency phone number 604.935.5555
Fire Emergency phone number 604.938.FIRE
Respect The Mountains
You are in the largest mountain resort in North America. Skiing and riding
beyond the area boundary often results in a lengthy hike, an overnight in
the wilderness and a costly rescue. If you go, be prepared.
Closed areas are posted for a reason. Closure violators will lose lift privileges.
Respect Others
Please respect Slow Zones. There are no hits or jumps in this area. There
are plenty of areas where you can go a little faster without putting others
at risk.
Respect Yourself
Know your limits. There is no disgrace in declining a descent you are not
comfortable with.
For park updates and culture visit: whistlerblackcomb.com/parks
Whistler’s Aboriginal Museum
Visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and explore the history, culture
and art of the Squamish Lil’wat First Nations People. Live drumming, guided
tours and craft workshops paired with interactive gallery exhibits are the
perfect afternoon activity for families. Visit
the unique gift shop or have lunch in the
indigenous café. Located on Lorimer Rd.
and Blackcomb Way in the Upper Village.
* To get your Highest Level Terrain Park Pass you must sign a waiver and pay a nominal
charge at any Guest Relations desk (located at every base). Helmets are mandatory in
the Highest Level Terrain Park and recommended in all other parks & pipes.
Big Easy Terrain Garden (Blackcomb)
Habitat Terrain Park (Whistler)
Nintendo Terrain Park (Blackcomb)
Snow Cross (Blackcomb)
Nintendo Super Pipe (Blackcomb)
Nintendo Highest Level Terrain Park* (Blackcomb)
1.866.441.SLCC (7522)
slcc.ca
Access to Flute Bowl from the Symphony Express, Harmony Express or Peak Express chairs. Visibility and conditions in
Flute Bowl can change rapidly. When in doubt, follow piste trail markers. Please follow all posted signs for boundary notification.
When the sun is shining, slap on the sunscreen and head for Heaven. Take skiers’ left for panoramic cruising and
amazing across-the-valley views of Whistler Mountain. To return to the Rendezvous, stay to skiers’ right on Green Line.
Symphony Amphitheatre – Whistler Mountain
7th Heaven – Blackcomb Mountain
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N Whistler 604.932.4211
N Vancouver 604.687.7507
N whistlerblackcomb.com/app
Tree Fort Access from Bear Cub trail, near the Big Red Express.
N Fast, reckless, irresponsible or discourteous skiing and riding on
any part of the mountain may result in loss of lift access privileges.
Know the code: Ski and Ride with Care.
Corporate Partners
For Daily Weather, Forecasts and Event Info...
Tune into RTOWN: It’s What’s on in Whistler!
DIFFICULT
8:30am - 3:00pm
Lifts
N 8,171 Acres/3,307 HA
Family Zone Underneath Emerald Express with something for everyone.
Harmony Bowl Something for everyone – steeps, glades, bumps
and easy cruisers.
For more information and a full list of family activities, please visit
whistlerblackcomb.com/todo/family.
Free Mountain tours
Offered daily for intermediate and advanced skiers & snowboarders at
11:15am from December 15, 2012 - closing day – conditions permitting.
Whistler Mountain From the Guest Satisfaction Centre, under the light board
near the top of the Whistler Village Gondola on Whistler Mountain.
Blackcomb Mountain From the Guest Satisfaction Centre at the top of Solar
Coaster Express on Blackcomb Mountain.
Blackcomb Glacier Tour For advanced skiers and riders only. From the Guest
Satisfaction Centre, top of Solar Coaster Express on Blackcomb Mountain.
Whistler Adaptive
Ski & snowboard Program
Catering to a full spectrum of skiers and snowboarders from beginner through
advanced with disabilities and special needs. Our trained and certified
instructors and assistants will help those with both physical and cognitive
disabilities access and enjoy the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb. Operating at
the Jeff Harbers Adaptive Sports Centre, this is one of many programs offered
through the Teck Resources Whistler Centre for Adaptive Sport. For more
information and program information and pricing, please visit
whistleradaptive.com or call 1.800.766.0449.
High alpine detail
November 22 - January 25
Skiable area
N one mile/5,280 ft/1,609 m
Coca-Cola® Tube Park Open every afternoon until 8pm,
it’s a great alternative for snow sliding fun. Located at
Base II on Blackcomb Mountain – catch a free ride up
on the Excalibur Gondola from Whistler Village.
Fold inset maps over to view with main map at the same time.
Winter Hours of Operation
Vertical
CURIOUS ABOUT Current Conditions?
Download our free app now:
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N Track your day
with GPS
N Live conditions
& web cams
N Share & connect
Enter from the top of the Showcase T-Bar,
or experts can use the Spanky’s Ladder
entrance, accessed from the top of the
Glacier Express. Designated runs in this
area are located within Blackcomb
Glacier Provincial Park and are managed under a Park Use Permit for the
purposes of snow and avalanche control. Avalanche danger exists when
closures are in effect and blasting may be in progress.
The mountains
at your fingertips
Blackcomb Glacier
Whistler Blackcomb is a place of wonder. A place where anything
can happen, and where everyone can be a part of it. It isn’t just North
America’s number one rated ski resort, it is a cultural hub for mountain
sports lovers the world over. Of course we’re famous for our mile-high
vertical, our 8,171 acres of incredibly varied terrain (terrain that is 35%
bigger than North America’s next largest resort), our reliable and abundant
snow and our one-of-kind village with its amazing vibe. But we’re also
renowned for taking “outside the box” to a whole new level. From the
world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola to the hosting of the 2010
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Blackcomb has focused
on providing incredible experiences that draw people from all over the
world to come visit, again and again.
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NOTE: Highest level park on
Blackcomb is for experts
only and requires a
separate pass and helmet.
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COCA-COLA
TUBE PARK
Legend
RUNS
Easiest way down
Beginner Trail
First aid
Intermediate Trail
Advanced trail
Expert trail
Gladed Trail
Slow zone
Family Area
Freestyle terrain
Lifts
T-Bar Lift
Handle Tow
Magic Carpet
Triple Chairlift
High Speed Quad
Keep an eye out for our Mountain Safety
Team in their bright yellow jackets
monitoring the Slow Zones. Slow Zones
are in effect in teaching areas and
congested zones for your safety. Please
also watch for the bright orange banners
that indicate all traffic must travel in a
slow, controlled manner.
Guest relations
Slow zones
General Information
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Rentals
Sport Shop
Snow School
DEMO Centre
Repairs
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Ticket Sales
Pack/Ski/Board Check
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APRÈS
Restaurant
ALPINE RESPONSIBILITY CODE
Washrooms
There are elements of risk that common sense
and personal awareness can help reduce.
Regardless of how you decide to use the slopes,
always show courtesy to others. Please adhere to
the code listed below and share with others the
responsibility for a safe outdoor experience.
Accessible washrooms
Telephone
Bank machine
PROVINCIAL PARK
Wonder Scenic View
Free Wifi Powered by Telus
Gondola
KNOW AND RESPECT THESE COMMON SIGNS ON THE MOUNTAIN
1. Always stay in control. You must be able
stop or avoid other people or objects.
2. People ahead of you have the right-of-way.
It is your responsibility to avoid them.
3. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are
not visible from above.
4. Before starting downhill or merging onto a
trail, look uphill and yield to others.
5. If you are involved in or witness a collision
or accident, you must remain at the scene
and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.
CLOSED means CLOSED
Passes/tickets will be revoked for breach
Indicates an area is
Indicates a run/area is
permanently closed for closed for safety reasons due
safety reasons including to active avalanche bombing
cliff or cornice danger.
or high avalanche danger.
The area beyond this boundary is hazardous backcountry
terrain. Persons proceeding beyond this point should be
prepared for avalanche danger, weather changes, terrain
hazards and be equipped and trained for self-rescue.
6. Always use proper devices to help prevent
runaway equipment.
7. Observe and obey all posted signs
and warnings.
8. Keep off closed trails and closed areas.
9. You must not use lifts or terrain if your ability
is impaired through use of alcohol or drugs.
10.You must have sufficient physical dexterity,
ability and knowledge to safely load,
ride and unload lifts. If in doubt, ask the
lift attendant.
Know the Code – Be Safety Conscious.
It is Your Responsibility.
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SQUAMISH LIL’WAT
CULTURAL CENTRE
WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK Eat smart, miss the crowds and ski more! Eat lunch before 11:30am or after 1pm.
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Crystal Hut
A cozy log cabin famous for
Belgian waffles and wood-oven
baked lunch specialties.
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Glacier Creek Lodge
A spacious lodge with ample seating.
Enjoy a diverse menu featuring the
popular Japanese Udon Noodle Bowl.
MISS THE CROWDS AND SKI MORE
– EAT HERE!
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Rendezvous Lodge
This classic lodge serves up skiers’
breakfast and lunch featuring a
fresh salad bar, Greek specialties,
homemade lasagna, and many other
tasty dishes to keep you warm.
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Christine’s Restaurant
Full service dining
Classic comfort dishes with a
twist complemented by
panoramic views. Reservations
available at 604.938.7437.
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Horstman Hut
A European Style Hut with specialty
stews, meats and soups. Enjoy sunny
day BBQs on our ridge top patio.
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Merlin’s Bar & Grill
Enjoy World Famous Nachos at
this unique cabin-like après
venue. Open lunch to late night,
with kids welcome until 8pm.
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Wizard Grill
A friendly place for fresh baking
and breakfast for the ride up as
well as lunches and lattes.
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Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
Continuously ranked as one of the
best après spots in the world.
Open lunch to late night, with kids
welcome until 8pm.
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Essentially Blackcomb
Cappuccino Bar (EBCB)
Fuel up with a latte and a grab ‘n’
go breakfast, lunch or snack for
the Gondola ride.
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Harmony Snack Shack
A ski-in ski-out opportunity for
grab ‘n’ go snacks.
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Harmony Hut
Warm up with hot cider and refuel
for your next epic run.
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Chic Pea Hut
on Whiskey Jack
Famous for our Ooey Gooey
Cinnamon Buns and the delicious
toasted flat bread sandwiches.
MISS THE CROWDS AND SKI MORE
– EAT HERE!
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Roundhouse Lodge
Three open food courts serve an
assortment of authentic ethnic dishes
and North American favourites.
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Steeps Grill & Wine Bar
Full service dining
A relaxed restaurant celebrating
local foods with regional wines
to complement. Reservations
available at 604.905.2379.
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Raven’s Nest
A bistro-style stop featuring fresh
sandwiches, salads and comfort
foods like mac & cheese.
MISS THE CROWDS AND SKI MORE
– EAT HERE!
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Dusty’s Bar & BBQ
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Starbucks Creekside
Committed to serving the world’s
best coffees and the finest
coffee experience.
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EURO SNACK HUTS
Authentic Belgian waffles, French
hot dogs and hot & cold drinks.
Whistler’s original watering hole
features award-winning authentic
BBQ, famed Caesars, rockin’ tunes
and friendly locals. Open lunch to late
night, with kids welcome until 8pm.
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Dusty’s Backside
Start your day with hearty breakfasts,
fresh baking and our cappuccino bar.
Or pick up a grab ‘n’ go breakfast for
the Gondola ride up. We’re tucked
away behind Dusty’s Bar & BBQ.
Presented by
Board the Whistler Village
Gondola between 7:15am – 8:15am
for a mountain-sized breakfast
buffet at the Roundhouse Lodge,
then enjoy early access to the
runs. Purchase advance or day-of
tickets at Guest Relations or
any ticket window.
Tickets are open-dated for the season and
breakfast is limited to the first 650 people daily.
Whether you’ve got one day, one week, or have spent a
lifetime in the pursuit of wonder, this network of routes,
trails, waypoints and stops was created to help you discover
where to find it. Whistler Blackcomb’s most wonder-filled
spaces. Take the tours. Claim your place. Discover the routes
at whistlerblackcomb.com/wonder.
Share your Moments
Take some pics at Whistler Blackcomb’s most amazing and breathtaking spots and share them
thanks to free wireless powered by TELUS. These locations include Roundhouse Roll Inukshuk, and
many other scenic views around the resort. Nature this beautiful deserves to be shared.
Through energy conservation, renewable energy production, and waste reduction following
the 3R approach Whistler Blackcomb is striving for a zero operating footprint — no waste,
no carbon, no emissions. For more on how we’re working to protect our environment and
how you can play a part, visit whistlerblackcomb.com/mountain/environment.
Whistler Blackcomb – the Official Alpine Skiing Venue
for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
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