Blackcomb

Feature Type:Recreational Community - A populated place with seasonal or year-round services, accommodation and amenities associated primarily with recreational or leisure activities.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Village area, toward N end of Whistler (municipality) on E side of Fitzsimmons Creek, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°06'45''N, 122°56'58''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/2

Origin Notes and History:

The resort destination is marketed as "Whistler-Blackcomb". Whistler Mountain and associated lifts/ski runs/alpine trails are located on the west side of Fitzsimmons Creek; Blackcomb Peak and associated lifts/ski runs/alpine trails are located on the east side of Fitzsimmons Creek.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office