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Largest Ski Resorts in Canada - Great Skiing!


By touring - Posted on 16 November 2010

The Largest Ski Resorts in Canada
Lake Louise, Alberta

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)
# of
Lifts
Annual Snowfall (m / ft)
#1 Whistler Blackcomb Vancouver, BC 8171/3307 1609/5135 11/7 37 10.2/33.5
#2 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 Calgary, AB 3500/1416 2833/863 5/3.1 6 9.1/30
#5 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
Calgary, AB
2800/1133 1260/4133 - 5 7.0/23
#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 Penticton, BC 1112/450 779/2555 3.3/2 6 2.5/8.3
#11 Nakiska Calgary, AB 1021/413 779/2555 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 Calgary, AB 190/76 503/1650 1.1/0.7 5 3.0/9.8




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.

Skiing Banff, Alberta - Sunshine Village

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