Whistler has almost 10,000 permanent residents, 2,754 seasonal residents (estimated) and 11,522 second-home owners (estimated). Seventy-nine per cent of Whistler workers live in Whistler.
- 150 hotels/condos/chalet/pensions/B&B’s offering more than 8,000 rooms
- 165 are listed on Trip Advisor
Ski-In / Ski-Out
- 19,936 pillows within 500 meters of the lifts.
- 200+ Retail Shops
Whistler Resort offers a complete range of services including:
- public library
- swimming pool
- ice rink
- indoor tennis courts
- spa facilities
- beauty salons
- office services
- medical and dental clinics
- physiotherapy and massage therapy
- movie theatre
- health and fitness centers
- church services
Parks and lakes
Whistler offers 15 public parks with 551.3 hectares (1,362.3 acres) of parkland. Five major lakes dot the valley.
The alpine receives an annual average of 1,191 centimetres (39.1 feet). The valley receives 430 centimetres (14 feet).
Winter ranges from an average low of -8 to an average high of 3 degrees Celsius(18 to 37 degrees Fahrenheit). Summer ranges from an average low of 9 to 23 degrees Celsius (48 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit).
Whistler Blackcomb ski area stats
|Average Snowfall||39.1 feet
11.91 metres per year
|Total Terrain||8,171 acres/3,307 hectares|
|Longitude/Latitude||50° latitude, 122° longitude|
|Mountain Restaurants||17 with a total of 6,540 restaurant seats|
|Highest Lift Accessed Elevation||2,284 metres/7,494 feet|
|Vertical||1,609 metres/ 5,280 feet|
|Whistler Village Elevation||675 metres/2,214 feet|
|Creekside Base Elevation||653 metres/2,140 feet|
|Number of Lifts||37 (including the PEAK 2 PEAK gondola)|
|Hourly Lift Capacity||65,507 skiers per hour|