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Ironman Canada – Whistler Guide

Learn more about traffic impacts of the Ironman Canada on Sunday, July 28, 2019

 

 

 

Map of traffic impacts

 

We are excited to welcome all athletes, spectators, staff and volunteers of the Subaru Ironman Canada back to Whistler again this year! This incredible event challenges even the best athletes. We can’t wait to cheer everyone on! As the Ironman course travels throughout Whistler, directly by the spa on the valley trail, for most of the day on Sunday, July 29 there will be some traffic delays to consider.

For guests of the Scandinave Spa on race day, Sunday July 28, please give yourself additional time to get here if planning to travel by car as there will be significant road delays. For guests who are able, we suggest taking advantage of the amazing trail system surrounding Lost Lake to start your journey to the spa with a bike ride or walk through the forest.

TRAVELLING TO WHISTLER BY CAR

NORTHBOUND Vehicles travelling on Highway 99 to Whistler should pass Village Gate Boulevard by 11:30a.m. No northbound access to Whistler on Highway 99 beyond Callaghan Road after 11:30a.m. From 7:30a.m. to 5:00p.m., left turns off of Highway 99 will not be permitted between Callaghan Road and Alpine Way. All northbound traffic will resume normal operations at 5:00p.m.

SOUTHBOUND Vehicles travelling southbound on Highway 99 from Pemberton may access Whistler Village via Nancy Greene Drive and Blackcomb Way. There will be single lane alternating traffic between Alpine Way and Nancy Greene Drive from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays. Vehicles travelling southbound beyond Whistler Village will detour through Whistler Village until after 5 p.m. Traffic will resume normal operations at 5 p.m. Expect delays.

TRAVELLING FROM WHISTLER BY CAR

NORTHBOUND Vehicles travelling on Highway 99 to Pemberton and beyond may do so all day from Village Gate Boulevard and Lorimer Road. There will be single lane alternating traffic between Alpine Way and Nancy Greene Drive from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays. No access to Highway 99 from the west side of Highway 99 until normal operations resume between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. All northbound traffic will resume normal operations at 5 p.m

SOUTHBOUND Vehicles travelling southbound on Highway 99 can do so from all areas of Whistler before 6:30 a.m. and should pass Callaghan Road before 7:3 0a.m. No southbound traffic on Highway 99 between Nancy Greene Drive and Callaghan Road between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

No access to Highway 99 from the west side of Highway 99 between Alpine Way and Callaghan Road from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. when normal operations resume. Southbound traffic between Village Gate Boulevard and Garibaldi Road will re-open at 1:15 p.m. Southbound traffic between Nancy Greene Drive and Village Gate Boulevard on Highway 99 to remain closed until 5 p.m. All southbound traffic will resume normal operations at 5 p.m. Expect delays.

WHISTLER VALLEY TRAIL The Whistler Valley Trail will be open to bike and foot traffic, however the run course will use some sections of the Valley Trail. Please use caution.

Please call our reservations team at 604.935.2424 if you have any other questions, or to book your massage. No reservations are needed for the baths. Remember that a $60 cancellation fee applies for missed massages or cancellations within 48 hours. Additional information regarding  traffic impacts from Ironman Canada is available here.