If you’re a winter sports enthusiast, you’ve likely already skied British Columbia or you have it high on your bucket list. But, for first-time visitors, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to British Columbia isn’t easy.
So, we’ve done the hard work for you. These are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to British Columbia.
Whistler Blackcomb is highly regarded as the No. 1 ski destination in all of Canada. It’s the largest ski resort in the continent with 200 runs over some 8,000 acres. It also boasts an extended season from November to May in which the area averages almost 40 feet of snow. The nearby village offers pedestrian-only streets lined with restaurants, shops, bars, and more, to round out your ski trip to British Columbia.
As Canada’s second-largest ski resort with more than 4,000 acres of skiable terrain, Sun Peaks is an excellent destination for your ski and snowboard trip to British Columbia. The resort is affordable, family-friendly, and offers a wide variety of lodging, dining, and shopping options for days spent off the slopes.
Big White is widely known as the top family-friendly ski resort in British Columbia. While the slopes offer several challenges for more advanced skiers, plenty of powder-filled off-piste terrain is available for beginners. Of the 2,700 skiable acres at Big White, 39 remain lit when the sun sets for an evening full of night skiing.
Revelstoke Resort boasts the highest vertical drop in Canada and North America. The resort also features a number of groomed ski trails, tree runs, powder bowls, and more. While the resort may not offer as many amenities as other Canadian resorts, it’s undoubtedly the top spot for a ski trip to British Columbia dedicated entirely to skiing and snowboarding.
Fernie Alpine Resort reportedly boasts the highest annual snowfall of any ski resort along the Canadian Rockies. And with 142 trails to access the world-famous dry powder, Fernie is sure to please on your ski and snowboard trip to British Columbia. The resort also offers accommodations, dining, and seasonal events throughout the year.
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