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Whistler Blackcomb opens to huge dump of overnight snow (PHOTOS)

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Jenni Sheppard Nov 23, 2016 5:03 am 3,797

It’s official – Whistler is open for skiing and snowboarding, and if you’re heading up there, you’re in for a treat – they just got a huge dump of snow.

The resort got 25 cm of snowfall overnight on Tuesday and there’s more white stuff in the forecast for for Wednesday and Thursday too.

While it’s only Whistler Mountain that’s open today, Blackcomb Mountain will be open on Thursday too, with first uploads at 8:30 am on both days.

As you would expect, there’s plenty of powderhounds already up there. Here’s a round up of some of the best photos from opening day.

Stoke factor: contagious. 😁🎉

A photo posted by Hilary (@thehilaryann) on

Some of the CSTL crew ripping Whistler today 💣👊#blowerpow #deep #tistheseason #cstlwinter17 #shoplocal

A photo posted by Coastal Riders (@coastalriders) on

Merry Whismas my friends, happy shredding ⛷🏂#openingday #IAmInClass #ButThereInSpirit

A photo posted by Justine Tobin (@justine_tobin) on

Opening day with some of my faves 🙃💜

A photo posted by Sophia Clark (@sofieclark) on

Whistler, Canada #mountains #travel #adventure #snow #ski #canada #cold

A photo posted by Jack Breen (@jack_breen1) on

This snowfall has me craving an escape.

A photo posted by Isaac larson (@isaac_larson) on

Frothin

A photo posted by Ryan Jacobs (@arr_jjay) on

Dreaming of snowy mountaintops ❄️💫

A photo posted by Annalee Cecilia Mutz (@annaleemutz) on

Stoked to get a few laps in this morning #openingday

A photo posted by @juliamrichard on

A photo posted by Tim Russell (@timboruss) on

Best opening day on @whistlerblackcomb! So many freshies! #GoPro

A photo posted by Ranger Sarah ◭ (@mountaindarlin) on

Opening day….pow day….don’t mind if we do! #whistlerblackcomb #wearegoodpeople #whistler

A photo posted by Alex Hamilton (@alexandrahamilton) on


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Jenni Sheppard
Jenni is a former Senior Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Happy Vancouverite. Traveller, snowboarder, foodie, film fan, feminist, geek, cheesemaker, curler.

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