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FIBT World Cup at Whistler Sliding Centre

FIBT World Cup at Whistler Sliding Centre

Whistler Sliding Centre returns for the 2010 – 2011 winterseason this month starting with the Viessmann FIBT World Cup.

The Viessmann FIBT World Cup will be the first competitive eventto take place at the Whistler Sliding Centre since the 2010 Olympicand Paralympic Winter Games that took place last year.

Skeleton and Bobsleigh events featuring some of the bestathletes from Canada and around the world starts November 25 andwill continue on through until November 27th.

FIBT World Cup directions, schedules, and admission costs areavailable from WhistlerSliding Centre website .

Whistler Sliding Centre Tours

Take a self guided tour of one of Whistler’s premier Olympicskeleton, luge and bobsleigh tracks and see where dreams cametrue.

Built between 2005 and 2007, Whistler Sliding Centre took almosttwo full years to complete in order to be ready for last yearsOlympic and Paralympic Winter Games. 

Easy access via the Excalibur Gondola, stop in and see theaction.

The Whistler Sliding Centre is only one of the many newfeatures passed on after the 2010 games at the most popular ski resort in the world.

We’ve grown and we here at Aloha WhistlerAccommodation would love to have you backagain for another season.

Photo by Steve Rogers.

Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2010 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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How To Get Around Whistler Without A Car

There are huge savings to be had during your Whistler dreamvacation and opportunities to meet some great people are guaranteedalong the way.

For instance, Whistler Village offers a free bus service,operated by the resort transit system.

This free Whistler Village shuttle, provides transportation fromyour Whistler Village accommodation to the ski lifts every 10-12minutes during the days and evenings.

Meet people from all over the world as you travel to and fromthe slopes, exchanging stories and making friends and memoriesalong the way.

Although guests can’t ski down to the Marketplace, if you get toknow your way around Blackcomb and Whistler mountains, you canpretty much ski or snowboard right to your door without ahitch.

Blackcomb’s Home Run allows you a speedy and fun ride to manyaccommodations.

The exciting new Peak 2 Peak gondola gives skiers andsnowboarders a lift from Merlin’s at Blackcomb right to Dusty’s atcreekside and the spectacular views will stay with guests for yearsto come.

In the summer months, why not rent a bicycle?

This affordable mode of transportation is a fantastic way toexplore the mountain runs or to cruise around the village.

Many guests also enjoy walking as a way to take in all thewonders of Whistler Village or hiking around the peaks andfoothills of the surrounding mountains allows guests to enjoy themagnificent beauty and nature at a slower pace.

There are many free and affordable ways to get around and thestaff at Aloha Whistler Accommodation is always there to help.Guaranteed.

Check out our different Whistler transportation options.

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2009 | Comments (0) | Category: | Permalink

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