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Winter in Whistler

Your west coast winter starts here. When it comes to mountain resorts, Fairmont Chateau Whistler is a North American favorite. Only two hours from Vancouver, British Columbia, this incredible, world-class destination is unsurpassed for alpine adventure. With more than 8,000 acres of Olympic-caliber terrain, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to play and après this winter in Whistler.

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Winter Activities

Unlock winter adventure in Whistler. More than just incredible skiing and snowboarding, discover a winter wonderland featuring everything from saunas and gondolas to tubing and bobsledding.

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Audain Art Museum

Discover artworks from British Columbia, and hosts exhibitions from leading museums around the world.
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Rainbow Falls Snowshoe Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Enjoy a beautiful snowshoe that ascends through the forest along 21 Mile Creek to the beautiful Rainbow Falls. We will be stopping at scenic points along the way.
Winter, Spring
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Mountain Introduction Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Explore North America’s largest ski resort with a true local! It’s similar to having a backstage pass to the best skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb. Let us show you less congested runs, longer laps and breath taking views.
Winter/Spring
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Ski

Home to 8,171 acres of skiable terrain, Whistler Blackcomb is the ideal destination for skiers and snowboarders alike! Whether you’re enjoying your annual ski vacation in the mountains or learning to ski for the first time, Whistler offers terrain suitable for all ability levels.
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Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Connet with Whistler's Sk̲wxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation, Coast Salish) and Líl̓wat7ul (Lil’wat Nation, Interior Salish) Nations culture and heritage.
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Whistler Blackcomb Peak to Peak Gondola. This Gondola is the longest and highest lift, connecting the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Join us on a sightseeing adventure of the stunning Whistler Blackcomb mountains. Let the gondolas transport you up to 6000 Feet, where the journey across the incredible Peak to Peak begins.
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Lost Lake Cross Country Skiing – Whistler Experience Guide

Swap your downhill skis for some cross country skis, and join one of our Whistler Experience Guides, as they take you on a fun lap around Lost Lake. These cross country ski trails are perfect for beginners, and give stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
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Whistler Village Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides as they take you through the North Village, the Village Centre and back to the Upper Village. This guided walking tour will include multiple stops from the Olympic Plaza to the Mountain Square and everything in between.
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Skating

Ice skate in the heart of Whistler Village with views of the surrounding mountains,
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Whistler Museum Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

The Whistler Experience Guide will take you on a short walk to the Whistler Museum. You will learn about whistler’s journey from wilderness to a world-class resort to the creation of Whistler Blackcomb, to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
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Ziplining

Soar through the air and be surrounded by breathtaking views of the Whistler area.
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Axe Throwing – Whistler Experience Guide

Forged Axe Throwing is Whistler’s only indoor axe throwing venue. Come out and enjoy and hour of throwing whether you are a first timer looking to try axe throwing or an experienced timber sports veteran. Our Whistler Experience Guide will be your transportation to and from Forged Axe Throwing.
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Lake Loop Shuttle – Whistler Experience Guide

Join our Whistler Experience Guide as they take you to the lakes in Whistler via shuttle. You can jump out and take photos of the stunning scenery whistler has to offer!
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Audain Art Museum Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

The the Audain Art Museum boasts a comprehensive Permanent Collection of the province’s most celebrated artists. Join our Whistler Experience guide for a short walk to the Audain Art Museum to explore the exhibitions and Museum grounds.
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Valley Trail Walk – Whistler Experience Guide

Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides for a relaxing and laid back casual hike along the Valley Trail. Hike along creeks and across forest beds on this intertwined trail.
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Secrets Of The Chateau Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Explore the wonders and secrets of the Chateau, on a guided tour through the hotel, with our Whistler Experience Guide. Join us to learn about the history and mysteries of this slope-side chateau.
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Shopping

Whistler is a shopper’s paradise. Spend days browsing the shops in the Village, Function Junction and the hotel itself for fine artwork and fashion, jewelry, the latest outdoor sportswear, equipment, gifts, and luxury items.
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Aquafit Class – Whistler Experience Guide

Enjoy a full-body workout that is also easy on joints. Our on-site instructor is here to guide you through this refreshing and invigorating class.
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Gondola at the Whistler Blackcomb resort in winter

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Soar between mountains on the World Record Breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
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Whistler Museum

Located in the heart of the resort, the Whistler Museum is the place to discover Whistler's history and unique mountain culture.
Winter, Spring
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Train Wreck Snowshoe Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Enjoy a casual snowshoe along the glacier-fed Cheakamus River to the remains of a train derailment from the 1950’s. At the wreck there are 5 train cars scattered along the forest floor with massive Coastal evergreen trees that have grown around them. Great for a family hike.
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Coast Mountain Brewery Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Coast Mountain Brewing opened our doors in the late summer of 2016, joining an incredible craft beer scene right here in beautiful British Columbia. They brew a wide range of complex, flavorful & sessional beers that can be found on tap throughout many of the pubs and restaurants in Whistler.
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Bubly Tube Park

Enjoy an afternoon sliding through the snow with your family, or try a night adventure and cruise down the hill under the lights.
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Lost Lake Snowshoe Tour – Whistler Expereince Guide

Get away from it all with a guided snow shoe tour around Lost Lake. Trek along our coastal rainforest to get unique viewpoints of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
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Cross Country Skiing

Outdoor Adventures, Resort Activities
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Snowshoeing

If you can walk, then you will be able to strap on a pair of snowshoes and head out to into a winter wonderland.
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Ice Skating Olympic Plaza – Whistler Experience Guide

It doesn’t get more Canadian than skating outdoors! Glide along skating paths at Whistler Olympic Plaza beneath the twinkle of lights and glowing Olympic rings.
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Whistler Brewing Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Whistler Brewing Company are legends in the craft beer movement of BC. See authentically crafted beers in the making and enjoy a tasting of award winning ales and lagers.
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Yoga – Whistler Experience Guide

Take time to stretch, recover and calm your mind in an onsite yoga class. These guided classes will leave you feeling energized and rebalanced. All levels are welcome and all equipment is provided. For best results, arrive with an empty stomach.
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Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

This region’s Indigenous people have preserved their history, culture, and heritage at this world class Indigenous museum.
Fall, Winter, Spring
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Polar Bear Lake Dip – Whistler Experience Guide

Refresh with an invigorating early morning plunge into Lost Lake. Little Dippers and Big Dippers welcomed.
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Whistler Olympic Park Cross Country Skiing – Whistler Expereince Guide

Perfect for beginners and intermediates alike, the Whistler Olympic Park provides access to close to 90 km of well-marked trails from green/easy, blue/intermediate to black/advanced. Explore trails through old growth forests and discover scenic views of the surrounding mountains!
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Vallea Lumina Tour

Explore a hidden valley that’s filled with unexpected enchantment.
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Snowmobiling

With multiple adventure companies offering snowmobile tours, there’s no limit to the terrain waiting for you to discover!
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Tube Park Tour – Whistler Experience Guide

Join our Whistler Experience Guide as they take you to the Bubly Tube Park. A perfect adventure for everyone in the family to enjoy!
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Winter Events

The perfect setting for an unforgettable winter holiday. Amid twinkling lights and the warm glow of a crackling fire, discover a season full of curated festivities for you and yours in Whistler.

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Lost Lake Snowshoe Tour

Get away from it all with a guided snow shoe tour around Lost Lake. Trek along our coastal rainforest to get unique viewpoints of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
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Time: February 1st:
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Lost Lake Snowshoe Tour

Get away from it all with a guided snow shoe tour around Lost Lake. Trek along our coastal rainforest to get unique viewpoints of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
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Time: January 28th:

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Known to locals as WSSF, the World Ski & Snowboard Festival combines spring energy with Whistler's unique mountain culture for a week of non-stop events and action on and off the slopes.
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Train Wreck Snowshoe Tour – Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Enjoy a casual snowshoe along the glacier-fed Cheakamus River to the remains of a train derailment from the 1950’s.
Location: Hotel Lobby
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Winter Excursions

Capture the true essence of Whistler. Explore our most sought-after excursions including skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and more like a local with our exclusive Whistler Experience Guides.

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Winter Offers

Make more memories for less. Start planning your next incredible winter getaway with special savings on and off the slopes at Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

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Embrace The Season

Looking to set off on our next adventure? Experience the great outdoors, stay longer, and save on your next Whistler getaway.
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Multi-Room Family Offer

Vacation is family time. Bring everyone together and save on multiple rooms.
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Suite Experiences Offer

Take your stay to the next level with our Suite Experience Package.
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Bed and Breakfast Offer

Comfort and luxury makes this B&B package the ideal carefree getaway.
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Grand Romance Offer

Connect with that special someone amidst the beauty of the mountains.
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Stay Longer & Save

A complete retreat includes luxury Save 25% off your 7+ night stay, or 20% off 4-6 night Whistler vacations.
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AAA / CAA Members Rate

CAA/AAA members save 15% on 2-night stays + $50 Dining Credit.
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Ultimate Ski Package

Explore North America’s premier ski resort this winter, with an effortless transition on and off the slopes
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Fairmont Gold Offer

A hotel within a hotel, Fairmont Gold is the next level.
Year-Round
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Whistler Wellness Package

A complete retreat including luxury accommodation and a choice of select 60-minute treatment at in-house Vida Spa allows you to lose yourself amid the natural and romantic beauty of Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort.
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Inspiration Guide

Find inspiration for your stay. Explore seasonal activities, experience snow-filled adventures, and taste the best of Whistler with the help of our Inspiration Guide.

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The Ultimate Guide to Après-Ski: Find the Best Activities for Every Mood

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Concierge Guide – Whistler Winter Activities

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Local Tips for a Seamless Whistler Ski Vacation

Fall
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Concierge Guide – Whistler Vacation Planning

Winter
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The Magic Of Winter In Whistler

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Local Tips for a Seamless Whistler Ski Vacation

Winter
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Fairmont Loves the Outdoors

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10 Magical Reasons to Spend Your Festive Holidays at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Fairmont Gold’s Can’t Miss Cocktails

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Festive Fondue Recipe

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28 Ways to Enjoy Whistler’s Great Outdoors – #FairmontLovesFebruary

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National Cocktail Day – Signature Baklava Sour Recipe

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Fairmont Loves Love – 5 Uniquely Whistler Date Ideas

Winter
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Descubra lo que hace que Fairmont Chateau Whistler sea un lugar único para pasar sus vacaciones de invierno.

Fall
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6 Golden Reasons Why Fairmont Gold is Truly the Next Level

Winter
A View of the Hotel during a Festive Season in Whistler

A Local’s Guide To The Festive Season In Whistler

Fall
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6 Ways To Pamper Your Pooches At Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Fall
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Get first tracks at Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Discover our newly renovated rooms this winter

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Why Fairmont Chateau Whistler is the True Whistler Experience

Winter
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Mid-week, Maximum Fun – Why You Should Plan Mid-Week Visit to Whistler This Winter

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Ski Valet

Not your average Whistler resort. Click out of your gear and hop straight into après ski with Fairmont’s exclusive slope-side ski valet and storage service.

Explore Every Season

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Spring

Experience it all this spring. Snowy evenings, warm sun, and plenty of bluebird days for skiing give Fairmont Chateau Whistler an enviable advantage for dreamy spring break getaways.

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Summer

Summer in Whistler—our best-kept secret. Verdant valleys, sparkling lakes, and an abundance of seasonal flavors offer a different perspective on our world-renowned destination.

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Fall

Fall in love with Whistler. Crisp alpine air, stunning foliage, and magical late-season snowfalls set against mountains make Fairmont Chateau Whistler the perfect destination for autumn adventure.