Morning: Breakfast Buffet at The Wildflower
Afternoon: Skiing and/or Peak 2 Peak Sightseeing
Evening: Massage & Mallard Lounge Après
Fuel up for a day on the slopes with the Wildflower’s breakfast buffet, a feast of delicious breakfast options including made-to-order omelets, waffles, and pancakes.
With 200-plus trails to choose from, the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb are a skier’s or snowboarder’s paradise. And as the largest ski area in North America, its vastness also guarantees a certain peace — it’s not uncommon to find yourself blissfully alone for a moment, looking out across the valley and the seemingly endless mountain ranges of the West Coast.
One way to quickly get the “lay of the slopes” is to utilize the Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guides, who offer insider outings of their favourite on-mountain spots. Can’t-miss stops include the inukshuk (a man-made stone landmark that’s used by the Inuit as a marker) at the top of the Peak Chair, the panoramic vistas at the top of Symphony Bowl, and the 360-degree views on the 2.7-mile PEAK 2 PEAK gondola (connecting the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb, it’s the world’s longest and highest lift). Get the glass bottom gondola for the ultimate gondola experience!
For non-skiers or those looking for a break from skiing, book a sightseeing tour on the famous Peak 2 Peak gondola, which connects Whistler and Blackcomb mountains and offers stunning views of the mountains and valleys. Alternatively, join the Whistler Experience Guides for a snowshoeing tour, exploring the stunning wilderness with a local guide.
After a day of working hard on the hill, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler is just steps away from the base of Blackcomb Mountain, and their valet service means there’s no need to lug your gear back and forth — all you need to do is decide where you want to après.
We know the first day in the mountains can be hard, a few laps in the Fairmont’s 60-foot outdoor heated pool will help release any tension built up on the slopes, or go for a soak in the hotel’s four whirlpools (one indoors and three outdoors). May we suggest to combine it with an après massage at Vida Spa. Located in the hotel, this luxurious spa offers a range of treatments to rejuvenate and refresh your body and mind and why not top it off with a sip of your favourite cocktail at the Mallard Lounge.