Ski Resorts in Canada
Ski Canada and be amongst the Canadian Rockies in skiing and snowboarding resorts that experts consider some of the very best! With an abundance of snow, varied terrain and great value for money, your only issue is to decide which ski resort in Canada to head to. Our resort guides will help you here, with information about the slopes in each resort, accommodation available and who the resort best caters for.
What Is The Atmosphere Like Here?
Canada offers picturesque ski resorts, with state of the art modern facilities and great service. In fact its the friendliness of people within the resorts that really sets it apart. Bars and restaurants, hotels and lift operators will all offer you a friendly Canadian welcome and an approach to customer service that is often lacking in many European resorts.
How Many Resorts Are There?
You can book skiing holidays in Canada on both the West and East Coast. British Columbia and Alberta are on the west coast and Quebec is the main area on the east coast.The East tends to be a little more wind-blown and not quite as good quality snow (relatively speaking) as the West Coast. Every province in Canada has a few ski resorts but British Columbia has the most, with 55 ski resorts.
Who Is It Best For?
Canada offers very diverse ski resorts and their size will often ensure that they are great for all levels. There's excellent facilities at all ski resorts with most having gentle slopes and tuition for beginners, with more extreme terrain for advanced skiers. Canada is also known as the back country capital of the world, which makes it the ideal destination for anyone wanting to explore the unspoilt wilderness. Also, the snowparks tend to be far superior to anything you will get in Europe.
What's It Like To Stay Here?
Ski Canada and the accommodation is spacious and maintained to a high standard. You can choose to stay in hotels, self-catering apartments or backcountry lodges. There's a great choice of food in resort which is plentiful and reasonably priced with the East Coast having a French influence.
What Are Travel Arrangements Like?
Transfer times to most Canadian resorts are good. Calgary is a good starting point, within 2 hours from here you can be in Nakiska, Banff and Sunshine Village. Fly into Vancouver and in 2.5 hours you will be in the world famous resort of Whistler.