Blackcomb Peak in British Columbia is just east of Whistler, Canada’s hotspot for luxury skiing. Here you’ll find ski runs galore, a classic alpine ambiance, and Swiss-inspired chalets—and fun fact, they hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics sliding sports. No matter how long you’re getaway to Whistler is, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler makes for perfect accommodation in this ski-crazed town, with its cozy and rustic indulgence.
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, were a major international multi-sport event held from February 12 to February 28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the resort town of Whistler. Approximately 2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated in 86 events in fifteen disciplines.