2012-2013 WHISTLER BLACKCOMB SEASON PASSES AND EDGE CARDS ON SALE THIS SPRING AT GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES

Option to Add Unlimited Skiing in Spring 2012 and Experience the Fantastic Spring Conditions

Back by popular demand, Whistler Blackcomb is offering the lowest price guarantee on unlimited season passes and EDGE Cards for the 2012-2013 season when purchased before May 11, 2012. The down payment option for season passes will be available again this spring, where pass holders can save up to $240 off the fall pass price and lock in the adult unlimited pass rate of $1,249 by paying a non-refundable deposit of $199 (plus tax) with the balance due in September.

EDGE Cards for next season are available at spring rates to Canadian and Washington State residents. Three day EDGE Cards are available for $219, five day EDGE Cards are available for $335 and ten day EDGE Cards are available for $599, enabling guests to ski for as little as $60 per day.

“The spring lowest price guarantee for season passes and EDGE Cards is a fantastic deal and a great option for our passionate guests who know they will be skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb next season,” says Stuart Rempel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. “The spring $199 down payment option was very popular last season so we’ve decided to make it available again this year. The conditions on the mountain right now are also phenomenal, so the option to add unlimited skiing/riding in spring 2012 for as little as $69 makes this Pass and Card offer is a no brainer.”

Five and ten day EDGE Cards purchased before May 11, 2012 come with a FREE bonus early-season ski day for next winter (for use before December 23, 2012) and one free summer 2012 sightseeing day, including access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. Unlimited spring skiing/riding in 2012 can be added to the purchase of next season’s five or ten day EDGE Cards for only $79.

For those guests interested in 2012.2013 season passes, the option to add unlimited skiing/riding in spring 2012 is available for just $69. Season passes purchased before May 11, 2012 also include:
• Free unlimited summer sightseeing and access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience in summer 2013
• One FREE access to the baths at the Scandinave Spa Whistler as well as 10% off massages
• 20% off food at all Whistler Blackcomb food and beverage locations
• 10% family discount when adult and children passes are purchased together

Whistler Blackcomb has received a total of 1219cm of snow this season which is 177cm above the annual snowfall average of 1042cm (34.1 feet). La Nina has once again delivered a fantastic winter season and has resulted in phenomenal spring skiing/riding conditions. Skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb is available through to May 28, 2012.

2012-2013 season pass and EDGE Cards are available for purchase online starting March 29, 2012 at www.whistlerblackcomb.com/save or by calling 1.866.218.9689. Applicable taxes will apply to all season pass and EDGE Cards products.

Events happening in Whistler this spring include the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival April 13 – 22nd, 2012. Guests can take advantage of discounts with ski and stay with packages starting from $79 per person, per night. For more information about pass and card products, current weather and snow information, events and activities at Whistler Blackcomb please visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com.

About Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78 miles) from Vancouver, British Columbia. North America’s premier four season mountain resort, Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which combined offer over 200 marked runs, over 8,000 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receives on average over 1,090 centimetres (430 inches) of snow annually, and one of the longest ski seasons in North America. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities, including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.  For more information, visit whistlerblackcomb.com.

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Proud to be a venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

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