Blackcomb Springs Suites- Live Cam
Our True Slopeside Location- Whistler's best backyard!
Our Live Cam is the best insider's look to the Blackcomb Slopeside. From mountain bikers and bears in the summer, to skiers and snowboarders in winter... you won't have to look any further for the most up-to-date conditions on the hill.
Come and celebrate springtime in the mountains with us this June. The Nourish Spring Series by Cornucopia is coming to Whistler, it features a variety of events that focus on health, wellness, and outdoor activities every week.
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN WHISTLER - MAY 2023
Whistler in May is a fantastic destination for families! It is when the annual Whistler Children's Festival is held where kids can immerse themselves in endless dance parties, performances and workshops. Besides, the comfortable temperature and sunny days are constantly tempting us to go outside and explore what nature has to give. Here is what's going on in Whistler this month.
SPRING SKIING ON BLACKCOMB - INSIDER TIPS
Happy Spring Skiing! Right now, the ski season is still going strong in Whistler, in just one week in April we got 67cm of snow. While it would be nice if both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain are open for spring skiing, Whistler had to close early to get ready for the summer season. Blackcomb Mountain will remain open for skiing until May 22, 2023. We have gathered some tips and tricks on how to ski Blackcomb in spring based on our own experience to help you make the most out of your ski day.
The changing of colors when the season changes never fails to fascinate us. Here in Whistler, it almost seems magical when the snow-capped mountains transform into green terrains overnight in April. A ski run could become a hiking/biking trail in the blink of an eye.
Put away your bulky jackets and put on your sunnies, spring is here in Whistler! Spring brings us an abundance of sunny days, warmer weather and countless activities to engage in. Read on for some guides and events to give you some inspirations for your next spring mountain adventure.
LIFT TICKET INSIDER TIPS
Skiing in Whistler without breaking the bank has always been a challenge. It's essential to be in the know and take advantage of every deal and offer available. Luckily, there are several options available, meaning that there is something for every budget.
WHISTLER WRITER'S FESTIVAL 101
Fall is the season for cozying up with a blanket, a cup of tea, and a good book. It’s the time of year where writers flock to their favourite café, pulling out their laptops and notebooks to make some serious progress on their word count. This October sees the return of the Whistler Writer’s Festival, where the written word takes centre stage.
TURKEY SALE 101
The excitement surrounding the Turkey Sale can rival the fervor towards Opening Day. It’s October’s keystone event, and many have had the Sale marked on their calendars for months. If you have never come across the Turkey Sale, it’s essentially Whistler’s biggest sale of the year. Stores throughout the Village, notably those owned and run by Whistler Blackcomb, offer incredible prices on gear galore, from skis and snowboards, boots and bindings, poles and helmets, gloves and buffs… you name it, it’s discounted to up to 50% off.
UPCOMING EVENTS: OCTOBER EDITION
Despite the incredible weather we’ve been having -an extension of those beautiful summer days- the fall season as we remember it is around the corner, bringing along some of our favourite events of the season. Get ready to delve into fine dining, get your creative juices flowing, or to pop your shopping-shoes on because Whistler in Fall has begun and there’s plenty to be doing this October!
UPCOMING EVENTS: SEPTEMBER EDITION
Though the last days of summer are fast approaching, Whistler is not letting up on the fun and excitement. The slate card for September is full of events, races, festivals, and more. Starting with the Labour Day Long Weekend, this month promises to be a busy one. So, keep scrolling to discover all there is to do this September!
NEVER SKIP A LAKE DAY
Whistler is home to five lakes, each with their own quirks and characteristics. Regardless of whether you want to swim, play, boat, or paddle, the perfect lake is out there for you!
LET'S GO HIKNG!
It is well known that Whistler is a beautiful place. What better way to take in the pristine views than to go for a hike? Discover all of the easy, moderate, and difficult hikes that Whistler has to offer, including the Ascent Trail in our very own back yard!
UPCOMING EVENTS: JULY EDITION
With Summertime in full swing, Whistler has come to life. Patios are filling up, music is playing in the streets, and the Bike Park line is as long as ever. As a multi-season resort, Whistler never takes a break, and July is proving to be as exciting as ever. With several events and things to do on the agenda, this July is not one you want to miss.
UPCOMING EVENTS: CANADA DAY EDITION
This Canada Day Long Weekend is gearing up to be a good one with some long overdue sunshine and events galore in the Village. We've highlighted some of our favourite things to do this coming long weekend to ensure that this Canada Day is the best one!
T'IS THE SEASON - BEAR SEASON
If you go out into the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise. Or at least, that’s how the nursery rhyme goes. And while you may not run into a teddy-bear picnic while strolling the Valley Trail, you just might encounter one of Whistler’s 50+ resident Black Bears. In today’s blog post, we will cover how to identify Black Bears versus their larger cousins the Grizzly Bear, how to keep safe during encounters, and how to avoid them in the first place.
UPCOMING EVENTS: JUNE EDITION
During the month of June, Blackcomb Springs Suites is joining the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation to raise awareness and show support for Men’s Wellness. For today’s blog post, we are compiling a list of our favourite wellness inspired events happening this month!
Christmas and NYE 2021 in Whistler
There's no better place than Whistler, British Columbia to enjoy the holiday season. With the majestic Whistler Village full of lights, pathways covered in snow, and plenty of holiday events and activities to explore, it's a true winter wonderland sure to please your entire family.
Choose from skiing or snowboarding every day (even Christmas Day and New Year's Day), attending one of the many special events (many of which are free), eating at one of the many restaurants, or maybe you would prefer to stay in the comfort of your own suite. The options to choose from are endless. The holiday season attracts visitors, far and wide, to Whistler with its magnetic appeal. Get caught up in the winter scenery or participate in one of the many activities that are fun for the whole family such as tubing, ice skating, snowmobiling or Vallea Lumina.
5 REASONS TO VISIT WHISTLER THIS WINTER
Travellers from all around the world know Whistler as a must-visit winter destination. There’s the charm of the European-style village stroll surrounded by mountains, internationally renowned dining options, and of course, the chance to ski and snowboard at the largest ski resort in North America.
HOW TO GET THE BEST HOTEL DEALS IN WHISTLER THIS WINTER
The only thing more satisfying than finally booking your dream winter vacation in Whistler is knowing that you scored the best hotel deal. And now that international and domestic travel restrictions are easing, Whistler accommodation for this winter is already booking up quickly. If you’re already dreaming of your first run down the slopes this winter, now is definitely the time to book.
THINGS TO DO IN WHISTLER THIS FALL
If you think the only time to visit Whistler is in the Winter, now is the year to experience Fall in the mountains. From great deals on accommodation to the stunning autumn scenery - it’s the perfect excuse to take that vacation you’ve been craving.
WHAT TO DO ABOUT LUNCH ON THE MOUNTAIN THIS WINTER?
Time to think outside the (lunch) box!
Today's blog looks at options for keeping everyone fuelled up during a day on the mountains. With restaurant, capacities curtailed it may be time to think outside the (lunch)box.
SMART MONEY GUIDE
After 25 years working in the resort, I have tried to distill the strategies to get the best value for your lodging dollar.