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The perfect cure for snow envy! 11 metres of snow in 2012/13. Whistler Blackcomb. Where the snow is.
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amous for its charming village and West Coast friendliness, Whistler is considered the premier mountain
destination in North America. Rising up one vertical mile from the valley are Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. The two mountains offer more than 8000 skiable acres running the gamut from gentle cruisers to steep bowls. Most guests choose to ski either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain each day but the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola spans the distance between both mountains in a journey of just eleven minutes! This allows skiers and riders to maximize their day by moving quickly and effortlessly across the valley to the best snow and weather in each alpine area. Nestled at the base of the mountain is the pedestrian only village, which is alive with colourful shops, cosy restaurants and apres ski fun, Whistler-style! No other resort offers so much choice and it’s no wonder Whistler is consistently ranked #1 by the worldwide snow sports media. Whistler Blackcomb is the Official Alpine Skiing Venue of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. New for winter 2013/14 – Whistler Blackcomb announces a major $18 million capital expansion. Lift Expansion Includes – the new Harmony 6 Express on Whistler and the new Crystal Ridge Express on Blackcomb Mountain’s Crystal Zone.
Lifts & Rental
Lifts & Rental OFFERS
The best times to visit Whistler Book Early & Save! Here’s a selection of the great savings on offer: Ski Pass – Book by 31 August 2013
Ski Pass – Book by 15 November 2013
Early season (21 Nov - 20 Dec): save up to 54%
Early season (21 Nov - 20 Dec): save up to 52%
Christmas season (21 Dec - 2 Jan): save up to 22%
Christmas season (21 Dec - 2 Jan): save up to 18%
Regular season (3 Jan - 30 Mar): save up to 45%
Regular season (3 Jan - 30 Mar): save up to 43%
Late season (31 Mar - 21 Apr): save up to 69%
Late season (31 Mar - 21 Apr): save up to 66%
Rental Hire – Book by 15 November 2013
Kids Ski & Rent FREE – Kids aged 12 years & under ski and rent free (1 free child per paying adult).
Valid all season long: save up to 35%
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Some blackouts may apply
THE YES DIFFERENCE
w e g u a r a n t e e y o u w i l l f a l l i n l o v e w i t h a l l t h i n g s YES YES is the longest operating Improvement and Instructor training company in the world. We have been teaching people the joys of skiing and boarding for 25 years and we have certified over 3,000 students in gaining their instructor certifications. Our team of experienced Level 4 Instructors are eager to help you sharpen your skills! YES offers two program options that are guaranteed to progress your technique and confidence:
Ski and Snowboard Improvement programs
If you are looking to advance your technical skills and engage your inner rock star this is the program for you.
Ski and Snowboard Instructor courses
Like above, the instructor course will ensure you take your skiing or boarding proficiency to new heights but you will also have the opportunity to gain certifications along the way. This course is great for those looking to get into the instructor world or perhaps it’s a life long dream to earn the badges for ultimate bragging rights! The YES program is about enjoyment, improvement and socializing with other like minded friends. We have an awesome team of professional
staff ready to assist you with any questions you might have, we know Whistler, after all, it’s our backyard!
YES programs are weekly packages which start & finish on Saturdays. Choose to join 1 week or more… the choice is yours! When you book your YES package with Skimax you get a SPECIAL OFFER: k
Book one week and receive a $50.00 discount
ook two consecutive weeks and receive CAD$100.00 B off your program and a free 1 day demo hire! Book by 31 August. Valid for full packages only.
Weekly Inclusions are: *7 nights accommodation *6 day dual mountain lift pass *5 days guiding/instruction (4hrs/day) *Video Analysis *Lift Queue Priority *Welcome, farewell and apres functions For the latest 2013/14 dates and price please call Skimax.
E R U T N E V D A E H T R E L T S I H W P U O GR SNOWMOBILE TOURS
Learn to snowmobile in a safe, exciting and informative environment. Your guide will lead you on a journey through magnificent terrain including old growth forests and breathtaking views. Multiple tour times & various ability levels available.
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
Enjoy an enchanted evening under the stars on a Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride, surrounded by snow-filled valleys and mountains. Add a 3-course fondue dinner for the ultimate winter experience.
If you can walk, you can snowshoe! These tours provide the perfect combination of instruction, sightseeing, and light physical exercise. Add the iconic Whistler Blackcomb Peak 2 Peak Gondola for a true mountain experience.
Experience the longest Ziplines in Canada! With 6 exhilarating dual ziplines to experience, you will enjoy a different type of journey on each one. Each zipline is connected to each other by a network of trails and boardwalks. A true combination of adrenaline & serene outdoor adventure. For the latest prices and specials please contact Skimax.
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MOUNTAIN INFORMATION & STATISTICS Whistler Mountain
Beginner: 20% Intermediate: 55% Advance: 25%
Beginner: 15% Intermediate: 55% Advance: 30%
Parks & Pipes
3 Parks, 1 Super Pipe, 1 Snow Cross Track
Total Number of Lifts
19 (plus PEAK 17 (plus PEAK 2 PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola) Gondola)
Snowmaking 215 acres
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FAIRMONT CHATEAU Whistler Premium
Location: Upper Village Whistler’s grand chateau, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Whistler offers access to 8,100 acres of skiable terrain on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. With 550 guestrooms & suites, a luxurious Vida Spa, Health Club, outdoor slopeside pools and 5 renowned dining outlets, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler delivers an unforgettable Whistler resort experience. Located adjacent to the Blackcomb Day Lodge, this genuine Whistler ski-in/ski-out resort is nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain’s slopes. For the ultimate in luxury, the distinctive Fairmont Gold level is Fairmont’s exclusive lifestyle hotel experience. Fairmont Gold guestrooms and specialty suites are complete with fireplaces, Jacuzzi bathtubs, enhanced amenities, dedicated concierge desk for exclusive check-in/check-out, and deluxe hot & cold continental breakfast served daily in the private Fairmont Gold lounge. Just some facts > Shuttle service available throughout Whistler Village > 24-hour reception > High speed Internet access > Indoor and Outdoor hot tubs & pool, steam rooms, sauna & fitness centre > A variety of dining options
Earlybird Offers Book by 30 June* – save up to 50% on lodging plus book a minimum 7 nights & get a Double Upgrade Offer. Book by 31 August* – save up to 50% on lodging Book by 15 November* – save 45% on lodging * Offers are not valid 26-31 Dec 2013
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WESTIN RESORT & SPA Premium
Location: Whistler Village This all-suite resort hotel and spa was twice named the #1 ski resort hotel in North America. Located slopeside on Whistler Mountain, The Westin Resort & Spa is literally steps from the Village and both Mountain gondolas. The Westin is the best place to stay, boasting luxury accommodations, breathtaking location and unparalleled service levels. Just some facts > Full Service hotel > Deluxe Studio, 1 and 2 bedroom fully contained suites > Complimentary wireless internet throughout the hotel > Complimentary valet ski storage > Indoor/outdoor pool > Avello Spa & Health Club > Restaurants & retail shops on-site
Earlybird Offers Book by 30 June* â€“ save up to 50% on lodging Book by 15 November* â€“ save up to 40% on lodging * Offers are not valid 26 Dec - 3 Jan 2014 & (15-22 Feb 2014 for 15 Nov EBO)
CRYSTAL LODGE & SUITES Deluxe
Location: Whistler Village The Crystal Lodge & Suites, “at the centre of if all” is located in the heart of Whistler Village. The lodge’s central location allows for easy access to all that Whistler has to offer, including three restaurants, a lounge, two coffee shops and several retail stores right in the building for your convenience. Just steps from the base of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. The Crystal Lodge has rooms to suit everyone, from Traditional hotel rooms and loft suites to the iconic three bedroom suites. Most rooms feature kitchens, fireplaces, balconies and village or mountain views. Just some facts > Complimentary ski valet > Complimentary wireless internet throughout the hotel > Outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna & fitness room > 20 of Whistler best shops and restaurant, with exclusive discount and offers, when you stay at the Crystal.
Earlybird Offers Book by 31 August* – save up to 40% on lodging Book by 15 November* – save up to 35% on lodging * Offers are not valid between 20 Dec 2013 - 1 Jan 2014 & 15-23 Feb 2014
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Four Seasons Resort Whistler Premium
Location: Upper Village The Four Seasons Resort Whistler is a true luxury resort hotel located in Whistler’s Upper Village. Incredible services such as full spa, heath club, pool, restaurant and bar and the fantastic quality of rooms which include fireplaces and 5 piece baths truly set the Four Seasons apart. Plus, with the ski valet you don’t have to carry your gear back and forth to the ski hill. At the end of the day you will be staying at Four Seasons! Just some facts > Features The Spa, with access to the fitness centre, heated outdoor pool & hot tub > Ski Concierge service > Luxury resort shuttle service > On-site lounge/bar and the famous Sidecut Restaurant > S’mores at the firepit > Hot chocolate in the lobby
Earlybird Offers Book by 30 June – save UP TO 50% on 2 Bedroom Executive Suites + free daily breakfast. Valid 5 Jan - 6 Feb. Book by 31 August* – save 40% on lodging Book by 15 November* – save 35% on lodging *Offers valid on Resort King to One Bedroom Premier Suites for bookings arriving 20 Dec 2013 – 30 Apr 2014
Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa Premium
Location: Whistler Village Relax and unwind at this luxurious, full service resort. The Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa is ideally located in the heart of Whistler’s pedestrian village, just steps away from the legendary Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains. This hotel boasts some of the largest and most elegant guestrooms in Whistler. Rejuvenate yourself in the full service spa or tempt your palette at the Cinnamon Bear Grille. Just some facts > Located steps from mountain lifts, Village dining, shopping and entertainment > 287 spacious guest rooms, all with high-speed Internet included > Outdoor heated pool, Indoor/outdoor hot tub and sauna > Full service spa > Many guest rooms include kitchens, deep soaker tubs, wood burning fireplaces and balconies > Complimentary shuttle service within the Village
Earlybird Offers Book by 30 June – Get up to 4 nights free - stay 7 nights & pay 5, stay 10 nights & pay 7 or stay 14 nights & pay 10. Plus an additional 15% off in January. Book by 31 August – Get up to 4 nights free - stay 7 nights & pay 5, stay 10 nights & pay 7 or stay 14 nights & pay 10. Plus an additional 10% off from 3 Jan-6 Apr.
PAN PACIFIC VILLAGE CENTRE Premium
Location: Whistler Village This intimate, family-friendly oasis boasts an exceptional location in the heart of the village stroll yet only a five minute walk from the Gondolas to both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Offering stunning mountain views from the sunny pool deck. Just some facts > Complimentary daily buffet breakfast in the Pacific Bistro > Complimentary wireless internet, local calls, in-resort shuttle and convenient slope-side valet ski storage > Heated outdoor salt water swimming pool, two hot tubs, sauna and fitness equipment > Luxurious 1 & 2 bedroom suites feature a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living areas with fireplace & balconies
Earlybird Offers Book by 31 August* – save up to 30% on lodging Book by 15 November* – save up to 20% on lodging Pay upon reservation & receive an additional 5% off. No cancellations or changes allowed * Offers are not valid 26 Dec-4 Jan 2014
RESORTQUEST WHISTLER Deluxe
ResortQuest Whistler is the leading supplier of managed condominiums, town homes and vacation homes in Whistler. Choose from a diverse, high-quality catalogue of over 500 properties throughout the resort. Cascade Lodge Location: Whistler Village North World famous and welcoming, the Whistler Cascade Lodge Hotel is at the gateway to Whistler Village. A truly ideal location, enjoy easy access to many of the Village’s most popular bars, distinctive shops, and in-demand restaurants. The ski lifts are a ten minute walk away, while a stop for Whistler’s complimentary shuttle is directly across the street. The Aspens Location: Upper Village This modern, four-storey condominium lodge offers fantastic ski-in/ski-out location on the slopes of Blackcomb Mountain. The Aspens features 1 & 2-bedroom units and an inner landscaped courtyard with 3 hot tubs and an outdoor pool. Minutes from the Upper Village and unique shopping and dining experiences, the suites at The Aspens are conveniently located, with some units offering mountain views. Earlybird Offers Book by 31 August – save up to 47% on lodging Book by 15 November – save 42% on lodging Book anytime – save up to 30% on lodging
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DELTA WHISTLER VILLAGE SUITES Deluxe
Location: Whistler Village North Located in the heart of the village and surrounded by trendy shopping and exciting nightlife, the Delta Whistler Village Suites combines the comfort of suite accommodations with the convenience of a full service hotel. The only resort property of its kind in Whistler with such warmth and charm, The Delta Whistler Village Suites offers hotel rooms, 1 and 2-bedroom suites. Just some facts > Access to heated outdoor pool, hot tubs and fitness centre > Comfort and convenience of a full service hotel; offers room service, concierge, valet/bell service and complimentary Internet > Ski, snowboard storage on-site > 1 & 2 bedroom suites have full kitchen and washer dryer
Earlybird Offers Book by 30 June – save up to 45% on lodging Book by 31 August – save up to 40% on lodging Book by 15 November* – save UP TO 35% on lodging *15 November offer is not valid 26-31 Dec 2013
2nd Dental Ski Conference Whistler Canada
5th – 13th January 2014 At Westin Resort & Spa For Dentists, Hygienists & Prosthetists Plus: Practice Managers 20 hours CPD available
Earlybird registration, ending 28 June 2013:
Lectures Monday – Friday, before and after skiing.
Dentists, Hygienists & Prosthetists $1790.00
Outstanding line up of live speakers, including*:
Practice Managers $650.00
Dr Mark Duncan – Clinical director of LVI, international lecturer on aesthetics, occlusion CAD/CAM technology and practice management, will lecture on “Sleep and Occlusion”.
Registration, 29 June to 31 August 2013:
Dr Matt Bynum – Clinical instructor, teaching progressive dental concepts and procedures, will speak on clinical basis for dental aesthetics.
Practice Managers $850.00
Dr Wendy McCreight – LVI graduate in cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry, will lecture on the use of BOTOX and facial soft tissue aesthetics, with live demonstration.
Dentists, Hygienists & Prosthetists $1990.00
Great rates for airfares, accommodation, transfers, lift tickets, ski hire and lessons.
Dr Dee Nishimine – Periodontist dedicated to optimal Periodontal and Oral health, will speak on peri-implant management and ridge preservation strategies. Dr Jim McCreight – Clinical instructor at LVI, will speak on utilizing the hygienist for both productivity and accelerated success in disease management.
Contact Ben or Lorraine at: CPD Conferencing Pty Ltd | 92 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW, 2000 | Ph: 02 9233 6466 | F: 02 9233 6339 | www.cpdconferencing.com.au *The full agenda will be confirmed prior to the conference and will include a number of speakers listed above. Due to unforeseen circumstances there may be substitutions and additions to the speakers list.
Offers shown are valid for winter 2013/14 and are subject to availability. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. All offers shown in the brochure are correct at time of going to print. For full terms and conditions please refer to the Skimax website: http://www.skimax.com.au/booking-conditions.htm
To secure you next winter Whistler holiday get in contact with the Reservation Team at Skimax National Reservations 1300 136 997 facebook.com/Skimax1 Phone: (02) 9267 1655 Email for Travel Agents: firstname.lastname@example.org Email for General Enquiries: email@example.com Website: www.skimax.com.au Office address: Level 5, 210 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
If you would like a copy of our 2013/14 Northern Hemisphere brochure, please call us on 1300 136 997 or visit www.skimax.com.au
Your travel agent is:
Tour Operator: Skimax. A.C.N. 077 838 674 Licence: 2TA4787