WHISTLER, BC, August 28, 2012 – Early Bird Season Passes are now on sale at Whistler Blackcomb. Available August 28 through to October 8, 2012, an Unlimited Adult Season Pass is available for the Early Bird price of $1,489 CDN – a savings over $300 – offering the best value for guests looking to ski/ride at Whistler Blackcomb. Additional perks for season pass holders, including unlimited summer sightseeing at Whistler Blackcomb, add to the great value of an unlimited season's pass.

"Whistler Blackcomb is the consistently ranked No. 1 mountain resort in North America and we are incredibly lucky to have this amazing mountain playground in our backyard," says Stuart Rempel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. "To make the most of the incredible snow, terrain, alpine vistas, and all of the 'wondrous' elements of Whistler Blackcomb the season pass is the best option for avid skiers and riders."

Available until October 8, 2012 an Early Bird Unlimited Senior's Season Pass is available for $799, a savings of $170. An Early Bird Unlimited Youth (13-18) Season Pass is $675, saving guests $64. Meanwhile, an Unlimited Child (7-12) Season Pass is priced at $415, saving $110 (plus applicable taxes).

Children six and under ski/ride for free and families can receive a 10 per cent discount on their pass purchases. The Early Bird Unlimited Season Passes are on sale now until October 8 and can be purchased by visiting whistlerblackcomb.com/early or calling 1-866-218-9687. Official Opening Day at Whistler Blackcomb is scheduled for November 22, 2012.

Unlimited Season Pass holder benefits include:
· 20 per cent off at select on-mountain food and beverage locations
· Save up to 20 per cent in Whistler Blackcomb retail and rental stores
· $50CAD off select Snow School programs
· Fresh Tracks Mountaintop Breakfast ticket deals
· $100 off Whistler Heli Skiing
· Free PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience sightseeing access for Summer 2013

** for offer details and more information visit whistlerblackcomb.com/early

Guests who purchase their Season Pass before October 8 can opt in for the following:
purchase a Whistler Blackcomb Gift Card valued at $500 for only $399
purchase three Any Day lift tickets for only $159 (valued at $297)
receive savings on Max 4 Snow School Lesson Pass and Lesson Season Memberships