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Skiing & Snowboarding in Canada


By touring - Posted on 10 November 2010

Skiing in Canada is a popular winter sport and downhill facilities can be found across the country along river banks, back-country hills and of course, in the mountains of Western Canada. Skiers and snowboarders will find some of the best snow and downhill terrain listed below.

The small, local hills offer inexpensive afternoon outings for people to get their balance and confidence. After graduating from the smaller slopes, take a trip to a major ski resorts to gain some speed, build up endurance and witness the natural beauty of the landscape.

Because of the natural abundance of snow and hilly terrain across the country, major resorts can be found within hours of any major Canadian city:

  • Vancouver has Whistler Blackcomb.
  • Victoria, BC has Mount Washington.
  • Kelowna has Big White.
  • Calgary has , Nakiska, & .
  • Edmonton has Marmot Basin.
  • Toronto has Blue Mountain.
  • Montreal has Mont Tremblay.




Heli-skiing & Cat-skiing in Canada

For those people more advanced & adventurous, the interior mountains of British Columbia offer some of the deepest and most spectacular heli-skiing and cat-skiing. Get transported to the top of the Coast Mountains near Whistler, the Monashees near Revelstoke and the Rockies Mountain peaks near Valemount.

Skiers from around the world are amazed by the quality of the virgin snow and are left breathless by the untouched natural beauty of the Canadians mountains.

Listed below, you’ll find stats and links to the ski resorts. Get the inside scoop on ski resorts such as the ones that are family-oriented versus those that are PARTY-centric. Novice and seasons skiers will find a resort that offers amazing terrain, amazing snow and amazing memories.

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