Ski resorts in British Columbia
The ski resorts in British Columbia are famous for having reliable powder snow. In fact the resort of Fernie gets such an abundance of snow that it boasts about having no artificial snowmaking facilities.Situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Rockies, British Columbia skiing holidays are part of Canada's most diverse province, an unspoilt wilderness that can be explored from all of the ski resorts in British Columbia.
Away from the slopes, ski holidays in British Columbia offer the chance to try other activities, such as hiking, fishing and snowmobiling. If you are feeling adventurous, heli-skiing is very popular. When you want to wind down, the bars and restaurants are excellent, with everything from family orientated restaurants to sushi bars and nightclubs.
Visiting British Columbia
British Columbia ski resorts have something for everyone. Beginners, including children, have access to excellent ski schools and gentle slopes. Other resorts, like Whistler, are famous for having challenging terrain.
There are ski and snowboard resorts in all six tourism regions. Some British Columbia ski resorts, such as Whistler and Sun Peaks, are well known. But it's also worth checking out some of the smaller resorts, particularly if you want a more laidback holiday. Ski safaris that take in several resorts are also very popular.
The accommodation and service is top quality, whether you choose to stay in a hotel or self-catering apartment. British Columbia is also famous for its backcountry lodges, which range from fairly basic to very luxurious with all mod cons.