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Excalibur Gondola [on the left] provides access to Blackcomb Mountain & Fitzsimmons Express [on the right] serves Whistler Mountain.

The two lifts began spinning for guests on Thursday, November 24 for the 2022-2023 winter season and with one of the longest ski and ride seasons anywhere, the resort anticipates remaining open through May 22, conditions permitting.

The ski areas at Whistler and Blackcomb are situated on two ridge-lines running roughly northwest to southeast [...].
Whistler Mountain is the basis of the southern of the two ridges, on the right when looking at the Whistler-Blackcomb ski area from Whistler Village.. It has a summit elevation of 2,184 meters (7,165 feet). The total vertical drop is 1,530 meters (5,020 feet) and 4,757 acres (1,925 ha) skiable inbound terrain.

Blackcomb Mountain is the northern ridge, on the left when viewed from the village. It has a lift-serviced elevation of 2,240 metres (7,350 feet) at the top of the 7th Heaven chair –

Together, Whistler and Blackcomb form the largest ski area in North America at 8,171 acres (33 km2). Either mountain alone would be in the top-five in terms of size. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistler_Blackcomb
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