Whistler buried in snow mid way through mega snow forecast

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Mid blizzard at Whistler by Mitch Winton Photography for Whistler Blackcomb facebook.com/mitchwintonphoto

Whistler is mid way through that three metre plus snow storm and things are looking more than good.

The resort has reportedly received 65 centimetres in the last 24 hours alone and 130 centimetres in the past seven days. But the best news is they still have another 279 centimeters to go over the next ten days. 

Green yet? We are. But who can deny these folk lucky enough to be in Whistler this week, their powder grins? Not us. 

Let’s just say locals are seriously feeling the love. Especially long time local, Mike Douglas.

He’s far from the only one scooping up fresh powder from first lifts to last lifts. TJ Kern and his crew at Board Archive posted this as their last run of the day. Last run! What the actual?

But wait, there’s more

OpenSnow.com have a Whistler forecast to make any powder skier weep and beg for their mama. Take a look at this.

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OpenSnow.com

Meanwhile Snow-forecast.com are calling for up to 266 centimetres at 2284 metres elevation. 

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Snow-forecast.com

But before we go, check out this one last pic from the last 24 hours. Sigh.

What’s open

14 lifts are operational, providing access to 4,000 acres of terrain, including Excalibur Gondola, Excelerator Express, Jersey Cream Express, Catskinner Express and Crystal Ridge Express on Blackcomb Mountain, and on Whistler Mountain Whistler Village Gondola, Creekside Gondola, Big Red Express, Franz’s chair, Emerald 6 Express, Garbanzo Express are open, as well as the PEAK 2 PEAK connecting the two mountains.

Best news? The brand new Blackcomb Gondola is opening TOMORROW!

You’re welcome.

Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of SnowsBest.com. A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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