2010년 4월 8일, 하루 사이에 21센티의 눈이 쏟아지는 겨울의 돌풍이 휘슬러를 휘감았습니다.
지난 밤까지의 총 강설량은 지난06-07년의 1,416cm 기록을 능가한 1,432cm라는 기록과 동시에 fresh한 파우더를 만끽 할 수 있게 되었습니다.
TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival의 막을 열기에 아주 좋은 소식이 아닐 수 없다는 블랙콤의 부사장 ‘Stuart Rempel’ 은 4m에 가까운 스노우 베이스 적설량과와 함께 5월 24일까지 연장되는 봄시즌(Spring season)의 놀라운 스키를 즐겨보길 권장하고 있습니다.
휘슬러와 블랙콤의 알파인 코스를 포함한 100% 지역이 오픈 되어있기 때문에 신나는 스키를 즐길 수 있는 것은 물론 휘슬러에서 에너지도 레벨 업 하시기 바랍니다. 야외콘서트를 포함하여 영화, 패션, 멀티미디어 이벤트, 스키보드 콘테스트도 참여해보세요.
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2009-2010 IS NOW THE SECOND SNOWIEST SEASON ON RECORD AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB!
Total snowfall reaches 1,432cm/47 feet and a snow base of 378cm/12 feet
WHISTLER, BC, April 8, 2010 – Another blast of winter weather hit Whistler Blackcomb dropping 21 centimetres on the mountains in the past 24 hours. The fresh powder overnight brings the total snowfall this season to 1,432 centimetres or 47 feet, surpassing the 2006/07 record of 1,416 centimetres or 46 feet, making this season officially the second snowiest on record.
“This is great news for our spring season as we head into the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival kicking off on April 16,” says Stuart Rempel, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Whistler Blackcomb. “With a snow base of close to four metres (over 12 feet), the skiing and riding will be incredible right through to the end of our spring season which extends to May 24. This snow has our terrain parks in top shape, including a new 22-foot halfpipe on Blackcomb, which is being built for the Festival and will remain open to the public afterwards.”
The Environment Canada forecast is calling for more snow over the next couple of days, then sunny skies for the weekend. Close to 100 per cent of Whistler Blackcomb terrain is open, including the Olympic Men’s and Women’s alpine skiing courses. With lift access and plenty of free parking available at Creekside, Whistler Village, Blackcomb Base and Blackcomb Base 2, the mountains are wide open for all to enjoy.
The 15th annual TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival kicking off April 16 to 25 gets set to deliver the ultimate after-party after what could only be described as an epic season. This spring-time Festival cranks the energy level up in Whistler several notches when ski resorts around the world are winding down. Daily free outdoor concerts, film, photography, fashion and multimedia events, ski and snowboard contests that set new benchmarks within the industry, and endless nightlife celebrate mountain culture in a way that no other resort does.
Whistler Blackcomb is open for skiing and riding through to May 24 – Whistler Mountain through April 25 and Blackcomb Mountain to May 24.
With all the new snow, Whistler Blackcomb would like to remind guests to play safe on the mountains. Visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com/mobile on your smart phone for live status updates on snow conditions, temperatures, and lift status. For the latest avalanche advisory information, please call 604.938.7676.