There are numerous fabulous resorts for skiing in Canada, offering a variety of experiences from beginners to experts; from powder to heli-skiing; cross country or après-ski! Whatever your type of skiing, you can find it amid Canada’s magnificent scenery. One of the most popular resorts is in Eastern Canada; two hours from Montreal is the lovely resort of Tremblant. Located amid the Laurentian Mountains within the province of Quebec. This quintessential Gallic resort is a pleasure to visit, with its architecture and narrow streets reminiscent of Quebec’s French history. There are 600 acres of skiing covered by 13 lifts for the 94 runs catering to all levels of skiers.
Skiing for The Expert
As an expert skier, you will certainly be tempted to try your skills at Le Massif de Charlevoix, Quebec; skiing the formidable highest vertical drop East of the Rockies. The area is redolent with fine hotels and is well known for its excellent cuisine, especially do not miss visiting the award winning Hotel La Ferme. Going skiing in Canada? Then visit Fernie B.C., Situated in the Lizard range it is possibly the highest ski resort in the Rockies, with ample snowfall and steep virgin terrain, it is an awesome skiing area. The resort village is small with limited facilities but the nearby town of Fernie offers slightly more.
You Just Have to Mention Banff and Whistler
It would be criminally remiss when discussing popular ski destinations in Canada not to mention Whistler and Banff in British Columbia. Whistler and Blackcomb are the two mountains that make up the largest and best-known skiing area of Northern America. The purpose built resort attracts Canadian, American, and International visitors. Banff in Alberta is best known for its magnificent scenery but the skiing is pretty good too. There are many more ski resorts in Canada, some well established and some new, offering that challenge to the spirit that skiing is all about and the opportunity to be among some of the most magnificent scenery in the world.