Whistler is one of the most popular places in the whole of Canada to go skiing. The stunning and excellent amenities that can be found here make this the ideal destination for both experienced and novice skiers and families will also find plenty to do here. Here are some of the things that make Whistler so special:
The Whistler Mountain Gondola sores into the sky some 1,800 meters above the sea level and takes twenty minutes to reach the very top. with epic views of snow capped mountains along the way. There are lots of impressive hiking trails to follow at the top and the stunning panoramic views are just waiting to be captured on camera.
Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains
The might mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb tower over the valley and cover over 2,800 hectares of prime mountain terrain including plenty of day and night time activities. Visitors will want to make sure that they allow plenty of time to take in the enchanting terrain that covers nearly three thousand hectares, while the highest lift takes visitors to an impressive 2,284 meters. People who want to view the area in a whole new way and have a head for heights are sure to enjoy taking a helicopter tour.
Located a short distance to the south of Whistler, Function Junction features a wide range of shops, restaurants and other types of amenities. This is a great place to relax and unwind for those who choose to take a skiing vacation in Whistler and Function Junction also makes the perfect day trip destination.
Garibaldi Provincial Park
Garibaldi Provincial Park is one of the most popular destinations in this part of Canada among enthusiasts. There are lots of excellent hiking trails that are just waiting to be explored here, while special tours are also available for first time visitors who want to explore the area in style.