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Whistler Mountain Is Ready to Open Soon

Pemberton Barn RainPhoto Credit: Dave Steers

Rain, Rain, Rain! October was a pretty wet month for Pemberton with the rain coming down nearly everyday of the month. But here comes November! It's only weeks before Whistler Blackcomb opening day and the mountain has been getting tons of snow up top! The snow line is creeping down and the peak already has 73 cm of snow! 

Don't believe it? Check out the Whistler Blackhomb Webcams to see the action live (well, 15 minute intervals live but still pretty exciting to see!)

Whistler Mountain

Photo Credit: Mike Crane

But until the temperature drops below freezing and the snow reaches the village, it's gonna be wet! 

While the wet weather may make you want to stay at home, throw some logs on the fire and binge watch your favourite tv series. There are a bunch of fun things to do in any weather conditions including ATV and side-by-side adventures, Scandinave Spa, Whistler Bounce Acrobatic Academy, Pemberton Public Library, exploring the forest, and mushroom picking! So many things to do and so little time before ski season!

This time of year can be torture for anybody waiting for the mountain to open - the shorter days, the colder temperatures, the 73 cm on the peak! The official opening day on Whistler Mountain is scheduled to open on November 24 but with these good conditions it bound to open up earlier! (UPDATE: Whistler Mountain has just announced it's opening date for the 2017 season as Wednesday, November 23rd!)

Whistler Village Fall

Photo Credit: Mike Crane

Virtual Tour of Whistler Village

Join host Magee Walker as she guides you through Whistler Village in a special 360 video, giving you the chance to check out the action and the gorgeous views for yourself. In Whistler Village you can go from hotel to ski lift to cafe to patio to shop in mere minutes, no car required. Walking the pedestrian-only Village Stroll can take just 15 minutes at a power walk, or hours - even days - if you take the time to explore all the neighbourhoods, sneaky side streets and hidden gems. Take a look at the video below!

Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Whistler Alternative

When visiting Whistler, consider staying at Pemberton Valley Lodge. We offer several advantages over Whistler hotels…

 1  Only 20 minutes

You can get to the Village faster from our Lodge than you can from some parts of Whistler Resort.

 2  Save money

Whistler hotels typically charge for parking. We don't. And you get bigger rooms for your dollar.

 3  Great Perks

Get complimentary super fast WiFi, complimentary bike rentals, and optional keyless room entry!

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