5 of the Best Places to Ski in Canada

by BootsnAll on January 15, 2013

by BootsnAll | January 15th, 2013  

If you enjoy skiing and are looking for the best ski holiday packages available for Canadian Ski Resorts, there are a number of great destinations just waiting for you. Canada is filled with amazing ski resorts and areas where you can getaway and enjoy your favorite sport. Here are just five of the best places to ski in Canada.

1. Banff, Lake Louise, Alberta

If you enjoy amazing scenery with fantastic skiing conditions, then you have to check out Banff, Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. This ski resort offers incredible views of the mountains while giving you very plush resort amenities at the hotel. Banff offers year-round recreation, but the skiing conditions are some of the best in the world.

2. Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

Voted as the “Best Ski Resort in North America” for several years, the Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort in British Columbia offers ski holiday packages that are sure to get you out and enjoying the vacation of your life. Whistler Blackcomb is the epitome of the classic ski village, with intimate cafes and pubs, cozy lodges and of course, the best ski slopes anywhere. Whistler Blackcomb also boasts the largest vertical drop of any ski resort.

3. Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Known as one of the best places to going skiing in Quebec, the Mont-Tremblant offers world-class ski conditions just an hour from Montreal. The resort is open year-round with amazing recreational opportunities, but the skiing is definitely something you do not want to miss. Mont-Tremblant offers 95 separate runs and includes 14 lifts that are the state of the art and the resort offers ski lessons for those who are wanting to learn how to ski. They also offer several ski and spa packages to help you save money on your ski getaway.

4. Marmot Basin, Jasper, Alberta

Located in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Marmot Basin is one of Canada’s best kept secrets. The ski resort offers incredible ski facilities and conditions, along with ski lessons for beginners, ski rentals and special ski and stay packages. The resort includes over 1600 acres with 86 trails and an average snowfall of 160 inches per year. The highest elevation is 8,570 feet and the ski slope features a vertical drop of more than 3,000 feet. The ski resort includes three separate lodges with retails shops and several restaurants and pubs for you to enjoy.

5. Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna, British Columbia

Visit one of the largest ski resorts in Canada when you go to the Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna. Set in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Big White gets an average of twenty-four feet of snow each year. The resort  includes ski schools for groups or individuals as well as ski rentals, season passes and more. There are plenty of rooms available at the lodges and the nearby restaurants and cafes provide great meals for you to enjoy. There are also several nightclubs located in Kelowna when you want to enjoy some nightlife activities.

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