Whistler's climate is characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters heavy with precipitation - rain and, of course, snow. Average summer highs peak at around 27°C (80.6°F), winter lows can drop below -8°C (17.6°F). Expect plenty of rain in spring, weeks of sunshine in summer (which often extends in autumn), then the first snow in November. Whistler's average annual snowfall is around 900cm (30ft), the heaviest being in December and January.
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Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, the luxurious 550-room Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury.
Whistler's WAVE public buses are equipped with ski and bike racks. In winter, buses are free between Marketplace and the Upper Village loop, and in summer there's a free service from the village to Lost Lake. Alternatively, you can grab a taxi from Resort Cabs.
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