British Columbia – Ski Areas
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The latest offerings from some of Canada’s finest resorts.
Apex Mountain Resort remains one of the hidden gems of Canadian skiing. Located a short 30 minute drive from Penticton, BC, Apex is a full service destination resort with quality snow, great weather, incredible terrain, and friendly people.
Baldy is located on the south side of Mount Baldy in South Okanagan, just north of the Canada-US border. Baldy has a base elevation of 5,650 feet above sea level, which is 2,000 feet below the mountain peak.
Big White Resort, located in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, boasts some of the best snow in all of Canada. Big White features 118 ski and snowboard trails spread out over 2,765 acres of skiable terrain, serviced by 16 lifts.
In British Columbia's Kootenay Rockies, nature looms large. Here, wild landscapes and granite monoliths have long drawn adventurists — in the late 1800s, it was prospectors in search of gold; today, it's pioneers of a different sort, many bearing skis and boards, and a hunger for fresh powder.
In BC, a winter escape to one of the province's ski-in/ski-out resorts promises cool outdoor adventure sure to take family togetherness to new heights.
Visitors to Silver Star during the 2015-16 winter season will enjoy over 100 acres of additional skiable terrain, a new race centre, and expanded winter sports options.
Taking in the unmatched beauty surrounding me, I breathe deeply. Wide open, not a soul to disrupt my turns, I point my tips downhill. With stunning mountain foreground and background enveloped in blue sky and a perfectly groomed piste under my skis, I slice the grippy base.
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