Let’s face it. Ski holidays have a reputation and not all of it is good- Cost, lack of kid-friendly choices and required skill level can all contribute to resistance when booking a holiday to go skiing in the mountains. The truth is that many of these myths are just that…MYTHS! To get you on the mountain and skiing, we’ve decided to set the record straight and demystify common myths about skiing in Whistler!
MYTH #1: Skiing Whistler can be expensive!
Lift tickets, accommodations, food… the list goes on and it can look expensive! Traveling to Whistler to ski the resort can be done in a cost-effective manner. One of such ways is utilizing the Adara’s ability to pre-order lift tickets and provide lesson packages. Another cost effective tip is to sign up for our Social Insider Savings, a great way to gain access to exclusive discounts and deals.
MYTH #2: Whistler isn’t for kids
With 4,757 skiable acres at your fingertips, this vast mountain wilderness might not seem like a kid-friendly place. In fact, Whistler Blackcomb has a number of programs available to make exploring and skiing an enjoyable activity for your little one. Just to name a few, ski school, day camps and daycare programs are all available for on-mountain!
MYTH #3: You have to be an advanced to expert skier to enjoy Whistler Blackcomb.
“Whistler is full of black diamonds!” It is but it’s also full of blue and green runs as well. The enormous size of the resort allows for runs that can cater to every skill level. What’s more, the mountain is well signed and there are always staff available to assist you if you feel out of your comfort zone.
MYTH #4: It’s complicated to arrange!
Planning a ski holiday may seem complicated- arranging transport, picking up passes, booking accommodation and activities. The Adara has the answer to this problem. Contact our hotel and they will be able to take care of booking your accommodation, arranging transport and setting up you lift pass for however many days you are here. It can really be that easy.
MYTH #5: The resort isn’t the kind of adventure I’m looking for.
Many of you are adventurers and the type of skiing that is found in a resort may not seem like it is able to provide the thrill you were looking for. Whistler’s terrain has a little or more like a lot of something for everyone. With alpine and sub-alpine zones, there is terrain available that even caters to the most expert of skiers. If more of an adventure is what you are looking for, there are also guided backcountry tours to assist you in laying tracks on relatively untravelled areas.
Now that the myths surrounding skiing in Whistler have been debunked, there are no excuses when it comes to booking your ski holiday. If we missed any, be sure to speak to our front desk, their local knowledge will be able to demystify any unknowns surrounding Whistler, we guarantee it!