Whistler Blackcomb to give away lifetime season pass

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 18, 2010 4:28 pm


Whistler Mountain will officially open for its 45th winter season at 8:30am tomorrow. Friday, November 19 and to kick off the season Maelle Ricker, local gold medal Olympian in snowboard cross, will receive a lifetime season pass from Whistler Blackcomb and “first ride up” the Whistler Village Gondola.

Five lifts will be turning on Whistler Mountain including the Whistler Village Gondola, Creekside Gondola, Emerald Express, Big Red Express and Franz’s Chair. The last upload from the valley is 2:30pm. The window lift ticket price is $59 CDN for opening weekend.

Early season conditions apply and caution should be exercised at all times while skiing and riding. With early season conditions it is important for guests to obey mountain signage, ski and ride on piste staying within the early season marked operational boundary; marked by “Temporary Boundary” signage during the early season. Guests should also be aware of rocks and other hazards below the snow surface.