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Whistler Blackcomb announces early opening 

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Coming on the heels of Aspen Snowmass’s announcement, Whistler Blackcomb also announced today that they’ll open five days early on Nov. 22! After seeing lots of photos and videos of early-season snow that look less like November and more like February, we had a hunch the Whistler folks were pondering an earlier rope drop.  The early-opening […]

Video: Whistler early season first tracks 

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Whistler Blackcomb has been posting some pretty impressive photos of early-season snowfall, and earlier this week, they released a video showing the true conditions on Blackcomb Glacier. Let’s just say, the snow doesn’t look like your typical stick-to-the-groomers first month of ski season… Before ski season starts, resorts often post wide-angle, panoramic shots of their snow-covered slopes […]

Update: where is it snowing? 

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Last week was a big one for early-season snow! European ski resorts across the Alps received their first big snowfall, and North American ski resorts were prepping for big storms over the weekend. As we settle into Monday morning, here’s a recap of where the snow fell over the weekend and which ski resorts are […]

Videos: Ski Season Preview 

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Who knows what the 2014-2015 ski season will hold, but if you’re like us, you’re wishing for consistent storms, cold temperatures and powder days aplenty.  Right now, as autumn strips the mountain scenery of the last remnants of summer, it’s the perfect time to get inspired with ski season preview videos and indulge in some […]

Ski.com’s #BCDreamcatcher Sweepstakes 

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This sweepstakes has ended, but if you’re interested in British Columbia, learn more about the three ski regions: Whistler, Okanagan ski resorts and Powder Highway ski resorts. If you’re all about the giveaways, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and check our Season of Sweepstakes page each month. Scroll down to see our #BCDreamcatcher […]

Video: Whistler’s Horstman Glacier is Awesome 

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Where can you find sunshine, snow, big booters, bikinis and a heck of a good time this June and July? Whistler! Blackcomb’s Horstman Glacier is open for skiing and riding from June 21 through July 27. The video below was produced by Momentum Camps and shows just how much fun you can have with our […]

Where can you ski in May? 

Spring skiing in Aspen

It has been a great winter for resorts across North America and Europe, yet many have closed for the season. If you’re not ready to swap your skis or snowboard for your mountain bike or hiking shoes, here are the best resorts where you can ski in May thanks to deep snowpacks, north-facing slopes and […]

Announcing our Whistler Chairlift Trivia winner + a new Tahoe giveaway! 

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Here at Ski.com, we all know the joy of skiing — the incomparable thrill that comes from a day on the slopes, whether you’re cruising groomers, finding first tracks through the trees or laying down turns through wide-open bowls. We send thousands of people on ski vacations every winter (and summer in South America!), but […]

Whistler Chairlift Trivia | Bonus Round! 

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Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! This week, we’re asking questions about Whistler Blackcomb’s new chairlifts – the Harmony 6 on Whistler Mountain and the Crystal Ridge Express on Blackcomb – and handing out TWO entries for every question answered! Check out our Bonus […]

Whistler Blackcomb announces early opening 

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Judging from the photos of November snow we’ve seen recently (see below), we thought Whistler was looking primed for ski season. Yesterday Whistler Blackcomb announced that Whistler Mountain will open this Saturday, Nov. 16, a full 13 days earlier than its scheduled opening on Nov. 28. Blackcomb will open on Nov. 28 as scheduled. Thanks […]