Can Snowmaking Save Whistler’s Horstman Glacier

Horstman Glacier

On June 20, just five days before the lifts began turning for the 2015 summer season, Whistler Blackcomb announced plans to launch a pilot snowmaking program in an effort to protect and preserve the Horstman Glacier. The resort hopes that man-made snow might be the solution to a shrinking glacier and the endangered summer ski season, which attracts hundreds of skiers looking to make turns during the heat of June and July.
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