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Largest Ski Resorts in Canada - Great Skiing!
Lake Louise, Alberta
Ski resorts in Canada are as varied as the country itself. Ascend to the heights of the Rocky Mountains and enjoy the finest champagne powder of Alberta; discover the thick snow of the Coast Mountains in BC or the gentle slopes of Quebec's Laurentians.
Below is a ranking of ski resorts in Canada ordered by the amount of skiable terrain. The big ones are in western Canada, where the mountains are huge and the snow plentiful. International visitors have a bevy of choice as most resorts are within 2 hours of a major airport.
|Rank||Ski Resort||Closest International Airport||Skiable Terrain
(acres / HA)
|Vertical (m / ft)||Longest Run
(km / mi)
|Annual Snowfall (m / ft)|
|#1||Whistler Blackcomb||Vancouver, BC||8171/3307||1609/5135||11/7||37||10.2/33.5|
|#2||Lake Louise||Calgary, AB||4200/1700||991/3250||8/5||9||3.66/12|
|#3||Sun Peaks Resort||Kelowna, BC||3678/1488||882/2894||8/5||11||9.25/30|
|#4||Castle Mountain Resort||Calgary, AB||3500/1416||2833/863||5/3.1||6||9.1/30|
|#5||Sunshine Village||Calgary, AB||3358/1358||1070/3514||8/5||12||9.25/30|
|#6||Revelstoke Mountain Resort||Kelowna, BC||3031/1226||1713/5620||15.2/9.5||4||12-18 / 40-60|
|#7||Panorama Mountain Village||Cranbrook, BC||2847/1152||1220/4000||5.5/3.4||9||4.79/15.7|
|#8||Kicking Horse Ski Resort||Cranbrook, BC
|#9||Kimberly Ski Resort||Cranbrook, BC||1800/729||751/2465||6.4/3.97||5||4.0/13.1|
|#10||Marmot Basin||Edmonton, AB||1675/677||915/3000||5.6/3.5||8||4.0/13.1|
|#11||Apex Alpine Mountain Resort||Penticton, BC||1112/450||779/2555||3.3/2||6||2.5/8.3|
|#12||Mont Tremblant||Montreal, QC||654/264||645/2216||6/3.75||14||3.95/12.9|
|#13||Mount Norquay||Calgary, AB||190/76||503/1650||1.1/0.7||5||3.0/9.8|
Skiing in Canada is a popular way to enjoy the long winter. Local ski hills can be found in every province along river valleys and large hills. Perfect your skiing & boarding techniques before heading to the large ski resorts in Canada.
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