Unlock New Adventures with Whistler Blackcomb’s Summer Alpine Experience 

The world-famous PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola will start spinning for the summer on June 15, connecting both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, offering a more expansive alpine experience.

Book your Summer Alpine Experience Pass before June 16 for the best price and save on lodging, rentals and outdoor adventures that are sure to create unforgettable memories.

WHISTLER, British Columbia, (June 12, 2024) – Whistler Blackcomb is thrilled to announce the launch of its Summer Alpine Experience offering guests an unparalleled adventure, transporting them to an otherworldly destination filled with breathtaking scenery and unlimited mountain access. Whether it’s flying high on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, exploring the vast network of hiking trails, grabbing a drink at the breathtaking Umbrella Bar, or indulging in awe-inspiring mountaintop culinary experiences, visitors are guaranteed to create lasting summer memories at Whistler Blackcomb.

The Summer Alpine Experience Pass provides unlimited access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, a remarkable feat of engineering that connects Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. The Pass unlocks over 50 km of hiking trails surrounded by stunning wildflowers and sweeping views of the Coast Mountains. The Summer Alpine Experience Pass also includes access to the Peak Express chair, taking visitors to the iconic Cloudraker Skybridge and Raven’s Eye spanning 130m to breathtaking vantage points above Whistler Bowl that will leave them in awe. 

Photo Credit: Mitchell Winton 

Pass Holders receive a range of additional benefits including 20% off tickets to experiences like Mountain Top Summer Feast, an elevated dining and live music event at Whistler’s Roundhouse Lodge, which runs every weekend from June 21 – September 1. Furthermore, Summer Alpine Experience Pass Holders receive exclusive discounts on experiences such as Whistler Blackcomb’s Guided Bear Viewing Tours. These tours provide a unique opportunity to spot Whistler’s famous black bear population in their natural habitat, while learning about conservation and enhancement efforts that help to ensure a sustainable future. 

The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is recognized as the biggest bike park in North America and celebrates 25 years this season, offering over 150 trails to biking enthusiasts. Summer Bike Park Pass Holders also have the exclusive opportunity to pair their Pass with a Sightseeing Pass for an additional CAD$25, allowing them to relax and take in stunning vistas during sunset Alpine Après. For beginners and first time bike park riders who want to develop their skills, Intro to Bike Park Lessons which include 3 hour rental (full suspension bike, full-face bike helmet & armour) are offered at a discount to Summer Alpine Experience Pass Holders.

To complement these outdoor activities, the Whistler Summer Concert series offers free outdoor concerts, adding a vibrant musical experience to your alpine visit. Talented musicians take the stage at the Whistler Olympic Plaza, in the heart of the village, where you can grab your friends and family to enjoy the music and unwind after a full day of alpine activities!

Summer Alpine Experience Pass Holders will receive access to exclusive Pass Holder Perks including member-only discounts on lodging, rentals, and unique outdoor experiences. Summer Alpine Experience Season Passes and single-day lift tickets are on sale now with early-bird pricing available until June 16. FEAST + Summer Alpine Experience Ticket provides full access to on-mountain sightseeing for the day and the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.

For those planning ahead, 2024/25 winter season Passes are on sale now. Whistler Blackcomb Unlimited Season Pass Holders, Epic Pass Holders and EDGE Card Holders (exclusive to Canadian and Washington State residents) also receive great summer perks such as a 20% DISCOUNT on the Feast ONLY when purchased at Guest Services or calling Reservations. Tots are free! Children 6 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

For more information visit www.epicpass.com.


About Whistler Blackcomb 

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB in British Columbia is North America’s largest ski resort offering year-round adventure for all ages and skill levels. Powder hounds, glade lovers and groomer aficionados won’t want to miss big mountain skiing and riding as winter brings an unmatched variety of terrain. With more than 8,000 skiable acres, 200+ runs, 16 alpine bowls and three glaciers, all serviced by 35 lifts – including the one-of-a-kind PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, there’s something for everyone. Summer is also incredible, with plenty to do, from mountain biking in our world-class Whistler Mountain Bike Park, to sight-seeing and hiking more than 50km of high alpine trails as part of our Summer Alpine Experience, to incredible events and experiences on-mountain. Whatever the season, adventure awaits. 

Whistler Blackcomb operates on the unceded territories of the Lil̓wat7úl (Lil’Wat) Nation and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, who have lived on these lands since time immemorial. The Whistler Blackcomb team has deep gratitude for the opportunity to live and work in this beautiful place, colonially known as Whistler. We encourage all guests of the resort to visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an opportunity to respectfully learn about these lands, their people and culture. 

Media Contact 

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