26 November 2019

New COO Opens Whistler Blackcomb

With a $66 million investment complete, and a new COO at the helm, both Whistler and Blackcomb open for the 2019-20 ski season this Thursday, Nov. 28.
23 August 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced that Executive Vice President Chris Jarnot will step down from his role, following an impressive 34-year career with Vail Resorts. With Jarnot’s transition, and in anticipation of the closing of the Peak Resorts acquisition, the Company has announced the creation of three new regional leadership roles to support Vail Resorts’ growing global portfolio.
05 March 2019

Vail Resorts Provides Unprecedented Flexibility and Season Pass Discounts To Guests Skiing as Little as One Day

Eleven years ago, the Epic Pass transformed the ski industry by offering guests unlimited skiing at the best resorts in the world, for a previously unheard of low price, making skiing and riding more accessible and affordable. Today, with the introduction of “Epic for Everyone,” Vail Resorts continues that history of innovation by offering the same incredible flexibility and value to all skiers and riders, whether they want to ski or ride just one day – or every day – of the season.
04 January 2019

Whistler Blackcomb Beats December Snowfall Record

In the final days of 2018, Whistler Blackcomb set a new snowfall record for the month of December and the snow hasn’t stopped falling. Daily statistics compiled by the mountain show a record 384 cm of fresh snow fell last month, beating the all-time record for a December month, set in 1994, by four centimetres.
18 December 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Announces Her Debut at Nine World-Class Ski Resorts

Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, announced today that she is now available to guide guests at nine Vail Resort properties, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe. Guests can text Emma their questions at 77477.
13 December 2018

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Gives $2 Million in Grants to Support Mental & Behavioral Health Programs in Mountain Resort Communities across North America

Today, Vail Resorts announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have made significant contributions totaling more than $2 million to support emotional wellness programs in nearly every mountain resort community in which Vail Resorts operates.
20 November 2018

Whistler Blackcomb opens for the 2018-19 season

Whistler Blackcomb will unveil the first of its three new lifts this Thursday, Nov. 22 as it opens both mountains for the 2018-19 ski season.
06 November 2018

Last Chance to Purchase the Epic Pass, Whistler Blackcomb EDGE Cards, Unlimited Passes, Stevens Pass Season Passes and Powder Packs is Sunday, Nov. 18

New this winter, Stevens Pass is now included on the Epic Pass alongside unlimited, unrestricted access to Whistler Blackcomb and Vail Resorts’ full collection of world-class ski and snowboard destinations. Sunday, Nov. 18 is the last chance to buy season passes, Whistler Blackcomb EDGE Cards and Stevens Pass Powder Packs for the 2018-19 winter season.
02 October 2018

October 7 is the last chance to enroll kids Kindergarten to Grade 5 in Canada and Washington State for free skiing and riding

With the 2018-19 season quickly approaching, more than 11,000 Epic SchoolKids Packs have been given to young skiers and riders across Canada and Washington State and registration for Whistler Blackcomb’s Epic SchoolKids program is still open until Sunday, October 7. Epic Schoolkids offers Canadian and Washington State children in kindergarten to Grade 5 up to five free days of skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb. For kids new to skiing and snowboarding, Epic SchoolKids also offers one free lesson with one free rental. Enrollment for the Epic Schoolkids program is available at www.epicschoolkids.com/whistlerblackcomb. The program is open to children of all levels of skiing or snowboarding ability.
25 September 2018

Vail Resorts Announces New Staff Housing for Whistler Blackcomb

More Whistler Blackcomb staff will have access to secure, affordable housing thanks to a Vail Resorts plan to build a 200-bed development on Glacier Lane, adjacent to the Whistler Blackcomb Operations building.