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WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

As Whistler movers, Ferguson Moving and Storage is committed to giving you the best
information for helping you move to or within Whistler.

We hope you will find the following information useful.

The Resort Municipality of Whistler is located approximately 120 km north of Vancouver
and approximately 56 km north of Squamish. Whistler is situated along Highway #99, which runs directly
from Vancouver to Squamish to Whistler.

While rainfall is minimal here, snowfall is abundant. Whistler receives approximately 430.5 cm of
snow in the valley and 914 cm in the alpine, annually. The average summer temperature is 18°C and
the average winter temperature is –5°C.

The population of the Resort Municipality of Whistler numbers approximately 9,595.

WHISTLER AT A GLANCE

Located 668 meters above sea level in the Coastal Mountains, Whistler provides fabulous skiing
facilities at the Whistler, Blackcomb and Wedge Mountain. The Whistler area has some of the best
skiing in North America. It features the Blackcomb Mountain Peak at 2,084 metres and Whistler
Mountain Peak at 2,182 metres. There are more than 60 runs with the largest run being 7 miles
long. The area also features cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

Garibaldi Park is a large provincial park, capable of accommodating tents and/or trailers (winter
or summer). During the warmer months, Whistler is a great area for fishing, horseback riding,
tennis, boating and golf featuring an 18 hole Arnold Palmer designed course.

Whistler Village is a pedestrian only village, featuring entertainment, intriguing shops and cozy
bistros.

ATTRACTIONS

Farmers Market – The market is held on Sundays from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm during the months of June to
October. Vendors include organic and local produce, jams, honey and baked goods.

Annual Events – Whistler is host to numerous annual festivities including the Children’s Art
Festival and the Kokanee Crankworx in July, Whistler Film Festival in December and the Whistler
Winter Arts Festival in February.

Valley Trail- A 35 km multi purpose paved trail ideal for walking, hiking and biking.

Whistler Museum – The museum houses exhibits, filled with artifacts and photographs tracing the
history of Whistler and the surrounding area.

Whistler Village Park – This park is situated in the heart of the village, with three sections
connected by a brick walkway.

MEDIA

One of the best ways to learn about your new community is to subscribe to the local newspaper.
Many publishers will mail their newspaper to you, even before you move. For more information, please
contact:
“The Whistler Question”
#353 – 4370 Lorimer Rd.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
(604) 932-5131 www.whistlerquestion.com

Local FM Radio Station:
CISW …………………………………. 102.1

EDUCATION

For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District #48 (Howe Sound)
37866 Second Ave.
P.O. Box 250
Squamish, BC V0N 3G0
(604) 892-5228 www.sd48.bc.ca
Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique #93
180-10200 Shellbridge Way
Richmond, BC V6X 2W7
(604) 214-2600 www.csf.bc.ca

MEDICAL SERVICES

A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:
Whistler Health Care Centre
4380 Lorimer Rd Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
(604) 932-4911

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE …………………………………………… 911
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. 911
POLICE …………………………………………………….. 911

PUBLIC SERVICES

Cable TV: Shaw Cable ……………………………………………………………. (604) 932-1111
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.shaw.ca

Hydro: B.C. Hydro ………………………………………………………….. 1-800-224-9376
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.bchydro.com

Gas: Terasen Gas …………………………………………………………. 1877-431-7958
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.terasen.com

Water: General Inquiries……………………………………………………. (604) 935-8300

Garbage/Recycling: Municipal Office …………………………………………………… (604) 932-5535
Garbage Depot-Carney’s Waste ……………………………….. (604) 892-5604
Website …………………………………………………… www.carneyswaste.com

Telephone: Telus (outside BC) ………………………………………………. 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com

The telephone area Code for Whistler is 604.

RECREATION

For information about facilities, clubs, sports leagues and public libraries in your area, please
contact:
Recreation and Leisure …………………………………. (604) 935-8350
Whistler Public Library ………………………………… (604) 932-5564
Meadow Park Sports Centre ………………………….. (604) 935-7529

TRANSPORTATION

Driver Services-ICBC ………………………………….. 1-800-950-1498
Whistler Transit ………………………………………….. (604) 932-4020

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

The Chamber of Commerce is the best source of information about your new community. Many of these
groups have booklets and brochures full of local facts. Please contact:
Whistler Chamber of Commerce
4230 Gateway Dr.
Suite 201
PO Box 181
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
(604) 932-5922 www.whistlerchamber
For other information on your new community, including brochures and area maps, contact:
Resort Municipality of Whistler
4325 Blackcomb Way
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
(604) 932-5535

For more information about Whistler, visit their website at www.whistler.ca

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