Tag Archives: Whistler

Ski Pass Prices Aren’t So Epic

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Don’t say I didn’t warn you. That once seriously affordable season pass offered by Vail Resorts is now no cheaper than your average ski area season pass; and, if you’re comparing it to Snowbird or Alta, it’s even more expensive. Five years ago, when Vail Resorts purchased Canyons Resort, Utah, they touted an unlimited season pass for $729. The next […]

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Vail Makes Epic Move; Buys Whistler

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photo courtesy Whistler Blackcomb Resort Vail Resorts just got more “epic”. In its march for (ski) world domination, the ski industry giant today announced they are buying Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia. They will pay $513 million cash and $543 million in stock when the deal closes this fall. When it’s all said and done this will be one of […]

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Whistler Announces $8 Million in Improvements For 2017

I gotta get up to Whistler. Winter, spring, summer. The behemoth resort just doesn’t quit impressing folks with their sense of progress, growth and out-the-charts party scene. In the spirit of everreaching resort endowments, Whistler Blackcomb will drop a cool $8 mill on winter and summer projects around the mountains. “These projects demonstrate our commitment to ensuring our guests have […]

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