Record Setting Snowfall Near 2010 Olympics Site

You can wait until the 2010 Winter Olympics to head up to Whistler Blackcomb in Canada to get some exciting snow sports action, or you can head up now before the multitudes gather. The mountain has already surpassed the record for November snowfall, as more than 172 inches slammed the mountains by Thursday, November 19. afternoon. The previous record, set in 2006, was 164 inches.

The record is expected to grow as the weather forecast is predicting another 26 to 37 inches of snow over then next three days. The average annual snowfall at Whistler Blackcomb is 33.5 feet.

As the snow comes down, Whistler Olympic Park and the Callaghan Valley open this weekend to the delight of cross country skiers. One trail ticket allows you to ski at both locations which, collectively, offer 43 miles of cross-country ski trails and nine miles of snowshoe trails. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily through January (9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in March and April). All trail access is through Callaghan Country base which is accessible via shuttle from Whistler each Friday through Sunday starting December 18 until January 17.

Celebrating the snowfall, Whistler is offering accommodation and lift ticket packages all winter long. Ski and stay packages are available starting from about $100 per person per day in November, December and January.

Visit www.whistler.com.

FREE Virtual Event

Pivoting Back to Travel: Phase 4

Are you prepared to guide your clients through the “new normal” of travel? Join us December 15, 2020 from 1pm-2:20pm EST for Pivoting Back to Travel: Phase 4. The upcoming installment of our FREE virtual series will feature presentations from the Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, and Seabourn on their most up-to-date travel procedures, health & safety protocols they’ve implemented to keep guests safe, activities that are open to visitors, what your clients need to know while on their trip and more! Visit www.pivotingbacktotravel to view the full agenda and register for your FREE pass.

Suggested Articles:

Thailand announced a new tourist visa for U.S. travelers to apply in advance to visit safely for up to 60 days. Here's what you need to know.

Accor is taking full ownership of sbe’s hotel asset light business and entered an all-share merger with Ennismore. Here's what it means.

Insight Vacations has launched its new 2021-22 Americas collection, including Latin America for the first time. Learn more here.