Facebook   Twitter   Road Scholar Network   Pinterest   YouTube  
Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.

Online Chat
Call (800) 454-5768

New extended hours!
Now open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET

Create an account                             Forgot your password?

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.


Downhill Skiing at Whistler Blackcomb

Select a Date



and receive your



E-Photo Book:

Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:




Winter Sports

Price Range

over $1500

Start Date

End Date

More Options

Road Scholar
Program #20793RJ

Enroll Here
Add to Your Wishlist
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Site of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Whistler Blackcomb ranks in the highest class of ski destinations worldwide. On the slopes of towering Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, qualified instructors coach you to improved downhill skiing technique and lead you in small groups down the best runs beneath both peaks. Hear fascinating stories about the region and its culture and examine the legacy of the Olympic Games.


• Enjoy a four-day lift pass to the top-rated ski resort in North America — 8,100 snowy acres crisscrossed by 200-plus marked trails and home to not only scenic wonders but also fascinating history and culture.
• Daily slope time, an off-hill ski clinic and expert-led stretch sessions and ski instruction combine to improve skills and techniques.
• Drop in at venues of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, including the Olympic Village, and hear from an Olympic athlete about the experience of competing.

Program Notes

Included four-day lift pass for both mountains, peak-to-peak gondola. Personal ski equipment welcome; rentals available to the public on-site. Option and discount available for self-guided cross-country skiing.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Six hours of moderate to strenuous activity daily. Elevations up to 7,500 feet. Groups divided by skill level.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences


Not yet rated
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2016
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768