Hitch rides on a snowcat as it takes you deep into the wilderness that receives flurries of powder snow. Carve through the endless Canadian mountainside, pristine and wild. Visit from January to March, when most of the fresh snowfall lands.
Located in the Canadian province of British Columbia, tucked away in the Pacific Ranges 22 miles from Vancouver, lies the world-class resort town of Whistler. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, the town was host to most alpine, luge, skeleton and bobsled events. Flanked by glacial peaks and tranquil lakes, the mountainous scenery is stunning and provides the perfect backdrop for skiing.
Whistler is characterized by a humid continental climate, with cold and wet winters and warm and dry summers. The town receives an average snowfall of 114 cm in December and 103 cm in January. Average temperatures during winter dips below 0℃ from December to February.
Official languages are English and French.
The abundant supply of deep snow slopes can keep you occupied and entertained for days on the mountains of Whistler. If time is not a concern then a week-long adventure in Whistler is an ideal timeline.
Visit from January to March for prime skiing conditions.