Become an instructor in Whistler

World-Class Ski

The Destination

 

With two united resorts that are world-class, Whistler Blackcomb needs no introduction. The resort offers guests over 200 slopes, 31 kilometers of ski terrain and 11 meters of annual snowfall. These factors make it a winter paradise for skiers and snowboarders alike. The town of Whistler is located in the valley between the two mountains and is connected by the gondola “Peak 2 peak”, one of the world’s longest lifts. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful ride you must experience for yourself.

 

 

 

The Ski School

 

As an instructor at the world’s largest ski school (with up to 1400 ski and snowboard instructors) you will teach a vast number of visitors from all over the world. It’s a truly international experience and community, where you will continue to meet fellow instructors until the day you depart.

 

The ski school is perhaps best summarized as “excellence in quantity and quality”. With its reputation, Whistler naturally draws the most talented ski instructors and snowboard instructors the world over. Fortunately, these highly experienced and talented skiers will now be your colleagues. So get ready to soak up the knowledge! 

 

The Instructor Life

 

The mountain city of Whistler also offers a lively culture, quality restaurant scene and many opportunities to go-out and dance with your friends every night of the week. With an international clientele, Whistler attracts guests looking for both world-class ski and lively parties. With a local capacity for about 30,000 overnight visitors, Whistler is truly an international and highly-populated ski village. 

 

In Whistler Village, there are over 200 restaurants, cafés, lounges and bars, which offers you a variety of options unlike anywhere else. For those looking to explore the nature Whistler offers 15 public parks with 551.3 hectares (1,362.3 acres) of parkland and five major lakes dot the valley. Finally, Vancouver is a roughly 2 hour drive away if you get a few days off and want to explore one of Canada’s most renowned cities.

 

 

Facts

 

  • Skiing from 2284 meters to 653 meters
  • 39 lifts
  • 200 slopes
  • 11.7m annual snowfall
  • The longest slopes is 11km long
  • Varied Terrain: Roughly 20% beginner, 55% intermediate and 25% advanced
  • 8 fun parks and1 halfpipe
  • Long Season from late November to late May
  • Canada’s largest ski area, with 8,171 acres/3,307 hectares
  • World’s largest ski school woth 1400 instructors
  • 18 on mountain restaurants
  • Hotspot for International Visitors: Whistler has capacity for about 30,000 overnight visitors. There are some 150 hotels, condos, chalets, pensions and bed & breakfast facilities offering more than 10,000 rooms.
  • Whistler to downtown Vancouver: 127 km (79 miles), 2 hours