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Where to Ski & Snowboard in Canada

While you can’t go wrong with any ski and snowboard resort in Canada, there are a handful that top the charts thanks to their incredible powder, modern amenities, and off-slope activities. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to Canada isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. Whether you’re venturing to British Columbia or east to Ontario, these are where you need to ski and snowboard on your ski trip to Canada.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in Canada

Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb

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 Canada.

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Lake Louise Ski Resort

The snow at Lake Louise is outmatched only by the stunning alpine views of Canada. With 4,200 acres of groomed ski runs, chutes, and alpine bowls, Lake Louise is the ideal match for beginning skiers and experts on their ski trip to Canada. The resort is conveniently located near the town of Banff, too, for added fun off the slopes.

Sunshine Village

Sunshine Village

Located inside the borders of Banff National Park, Sunshine Village features some incredible ski slopes along the Canadian Rockies. While the resort tends to be crowded, a visit to Sunshine Village will certainly have you taking another ski trip to Canada. The resort also offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations and modern amenities like a heated gondola.

Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort

Big White is widely known as the top family-friendly ski trip resort in Canada. 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 Mountain Resort

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

While your ski trip to Revelstoke will offer plenty of fun off the mountain, all eyes are always on the slopes. The 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 dedicated entirely to skiing and snowboarding.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in Canada

Are ski resorts in Canada open?

Yes! The majority of ski resorts in Canada are open and ready to welcome you. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Where to go for a ski vacation to Canada?

Ski resorts can be found all across Canada. However, the top ski destinations are located in British Columbia and Alberta. Quebec and Ontario are also popular ski trip destinations.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to Canada?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to Canada, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to Canada?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to Canada. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to Canada.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to Canada?

The cost to ship a small ski bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to Canada is $129.99 USD for the outbound leg and $104.99 USD for the return. The cost to ship a small snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to Canada is $134.99 USD for the outbound leg and $104.99 USD for the return. Transit time shipping to Canada from the U.S. is 2-4 business days and 1-3 business days for the return.

Customer Support

As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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