Whistler Fast Facts

Here are some facts about Whistler

1. The Resort Municipality of Whistler was incorporated on September 6, 1975
2. One mayor, six councillors, elected term of three years
3. Whistler is located in the Coast Mountains – 50º 9’N, 122º 57′ W. 12,630 hectares (31,209 acres).
4. Whistler Village Elevation is 675 metres (2,214feet)
5. Travel time to Whistler: Whistler to downtown Vancouver 127 km (79 miles); 2 hours
Whistler to Vancouver International Airport 140 km (85 miles); 2.5 hours
Whistler to Seattle 354 km (218 miles); 5 hours
6. 9,248 permanent residents (Official 2006 Census adjusted), 2,500 seasonal (estimated) 9,100 second-home owners (estimated) More than 75% of the people working in Whistler are Whistler residents
7. Whistler has the capacity to accommodate 30,000 overnight visitors – more than 10,000 bedrooms among hotels, condos, townhomes, B&Bs, and chalets – as well as 230 hostel beds and 172 campsites.
8. Whistler Visitors – approximately 2.1 million including non-overnight visitors (approx. 48% winter and 52% summer) 9. Whistler Skier Visits – Approximately two million per year
10. Restaurants and bars: more than 100
11. Retail shops: more than 200
12. Valley Trail: 31.5 kilometres (19.6 miles)
13. Parks and lakes: 15 parks offering 551.3 hectares (1,362.3 acres) of parkland and five major lakes
14. Average Snowfall
Whistler Valley: 4.3 metres (14 feet) 20-year average
Mid Mountain: 10.22 metres (33.5 feet)
15. Average Temperature
Winter: -8 to 3 degrees Celsius (18 to 37 degrees Fahrenheit)
Summer: 9 to 23 degrees Celsius (48 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit)



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