It’s not easy living in the shadow of North America’s most famous ski resort. Located two hours north of Vancouver, Whistler Blackcomb has been named the best place to ski on the continent by Conde Naste, Outside Magazine and National Geographic. And during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, billions of viewers around the world admired Whistler’s pristine slopes from their living rooms.
But, what many visitors to Vancouver don’t realize is that there are also great ski runs a lot closer to the city. In fact, you barely have to leave downtown. Just minutes from the city center rise three exceptional ski mountains. With varied terrain and diverse offerings, Grouse, Cypress and Seymour mountains all receive abundant snowfall and attract world-class skiers. Here’s a peek at what to expect: Continue reading:
Skiing in Vancouver: The mountains are closer than you think