Weekend Info

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Weekend Information

Whistler Alpine Meadows

September 24-26, 2021 - Ascent Race, 25km, 50km, 90km, Triple WAMMY!, and Triple WAMMY!+

WAM 2021 is tentatively scheduled for Fri, Sept 24 - Sun, Sept 26. With the continued uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, we will not be opening new registrations until we have the all-clear from provincial health authorities. Meanwhile, all 2020 registrations (including bus tickets, insurance, merch that wasn't shipped out, etc) have been rolled forward into the 2021 event.

Schedule Of Events

Dates: Fri, Sept 24 - Sun, Sept 26, 2021
Distances: Ascent Race, 25km, 50km, 90km, Triple WAMMY!, and Triple WAMMY!+
Location: Whistler, BC
Start Times:

Fri: Ascent Race - 10:00am – 4hr00 cutoff
Sat: 50km - 6:00am - 12hr30 cutoff
Sun: 90km - 4:00am - 19hr30 cutoff
Sun: Kids Race - 9:30am
Sun:
 25km - 10:00am - 6hr30 cutoff
Mon: Post race dinner/social - 6:00pm - Longhorn Saloon, Mountain Square

Start:

Ascent Race: Merlin's, base of Blackcomb Mountain
25km: Riverside Resort
50km: Cheakamus Lake Road
90km: Cheakamus Lake Road

Finish: 90km, 25km and Kids Race all finish at Riverside Resort.
Ascent Race and 50km finish at the Rendezvous Lodge.

Weekend Details

​Parking:

For the Ascent Race and 50km, parking will be in the Whistler Day Lots, with bus shuttles for the 50km.
For the 90km, 25km and Kids Race, parking will be at Riverside Resort, with bus shuttles for the 90km.
Bus shuttle tickets will be available for $10.
Participants may be dropped off at the 50km and 90km start lines, but absolutely no parking is available or possible.

​Package Pickup:

Friday:
8:00-9:30am @ Ascent / WAMMY start line (Merlin's, base of Blackcomb Mountain)
4:00-9:00pm @ TBD - all distances

Saturday:
4:30-5:30am @ 50k start line (Cheakamus Lake Rd)
10:00-all day @ Finish Line (Riverside) for 90km only

Sunday:
3:00-3:30am @ 90km start line (Cheakamus Lake Rd)
8:00-9:30am @ 25k start line (Riverside)

Accommodation

​Riverside Resort:

Stay just steps from most start lines and finish lines with our official accommodation partner and event host site. Options include camping, RV sites, cabins and yurts.

Discount codes and booking details will be released soon.

​Whistler Athletes' Centre

Walking distance from both the 50km and 90km start lines, Whistler Athletes' Centre has individual dorm-style rooms with shared bathrooms and a shared, fully stocked, commercial-sized kitchen.

Athlete-focused accommodations at a great price, conveniently located as soon as you enter Whistler at Function Junction.

Discount codes and booking details will be released soon.

​Hilton Whistler Resort

Centrally located in Whistler Village, your stay at the Hilton includes a 24-hour fitness facility, heated outdoor swimming pool & hot tub, with tennis courts and a spa onsite. All rooms are newly-renovated, with some featuring jetted tubs and fully equipped kitchens.

Discount codes and booking details will be released soon.

Note: Parking is an extra cost, but the Whistler parking lots are only a few blocks away.

​Crystal Lodge

Located right in the heart of Whistler village, the Crystal Lodge features a wide variety of hotel rooms (1, 2 & 3 bdrm), lofts & suites, shops, restaurants and amenities, including a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and fitness room. Minimum 2-night stay.

Discount codes and booking details will be released soon.

Note: Parking is an extra cost, but the Whistler parking lots are only a few blocks away.

Travelling to Whistler

​By Car:

From Vancouver, take the Sea to Sky Highway 99. Drive through Squamish and follow signs for Whistler Village. Take the second right into Whistler Village on Lorimer Road. Pass through a set of traffic lights and look for the entrance to the Day Lots on your right.

​By Air:

Vancouver International Airport is the closest major airport. You can rent a car or take a shuttle bus to Whistler (2-2.5hours). Harbour Air also flies from Downtown Vancouver to Whistler.