Whistler Blackcomb has invested $66 million in new lifts that will be coming online for the 2018 -2019 ski season. The new lifts will increase uphill capacity and hopefully alleviate some of the pressure on the resort’s notorious lift lines.
New Lift Upgades @ Whistler Blackcomb
Catskinner Chairlift upgrade to new high-speed quad.
59% more uphill capacity
Emerald Express chair lift upgrade New High-Speed Six Pack
29% more uphill capacity
New Gondola 10-person gondola Connecting Blackcomb base and Rendezous
47% more uphill capacity
“Get ready to enjoy more time on the mountain. Vail Resorts has just unveiled an historic announcement at Whistler Blackcomb, the investment in faster lifts and a new Blackcomb gondola for the 2018.19 season. The $66-million CAD project will be the heart of Whistler Blackcomb, cutting wait times at the core of each mountain.
-Stay warm and dry in Blackcomb’s new 10-person gondola.
-Cut the kids’ wait time for Emerald Express with the new 6-person chair in the Family Ski Zone.
-Add more laps and improve faster with Blackcomb’s new 4-person, high-speed Catskinner lift.
-Be the first to shred Creekside’s new trails in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.”
The new lift upgrades will help to solidify Whistler as the most developed ski area in North America.