Vail Resorts has just announced a $66,000,000 investment in Whistler/Blackcomb, the largest ever capital investment in the resorts history! This investment will significantly increase lift capacity, meaning less time spent waiting in lift lines and more time skiing. Pat Campbell the Mountain Division President of Vail Resorts announced:
- A new 10-passenger gondola will replace the Wizard and Solar chairlifts and ascend from the base to the top of Blackcomb Mountain.
- Emerald Express four-passenger lift will be replaced with a new six-passenger high-speed.
- Catskinner triple-passenger lift on Blackcomb will be replaced with a four-passenger high-speed lift.
- The Mountain bike park is currently in the middle of a two-phase upgrade that will add 13 miles of biking trails in the summer of 2018