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Sliding Sports

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British Columbia is home to one of the world’s top international competition sliding tracks. And the best part is - you can try it for yourself. 

Experience the Bobsleigh and Skeleton

Follow the path of Olympic champions at the Whistler Sliding Centre, located 125 km (75 mi) north of Vancouver at the premier year-round resort of Whistler. This state-of-the-art facility hosted sliding events during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and it is now open for tours, international events and for public bobsleigh ride and skeleton slide programs. 

Speed enthusiasts can fly down the bobsleigh track, riding four to a sled with a professional driver and travelling at speeds of up to 130 km/h (80 mph). Those looking for an even more intense thrill opt for the skeleton, gliding head first to the finish line where family, friends and spectators can cheer them on. 

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Whistler Sliding Centre - Whistler

4910 Glacier Lane
Whistler, British Columbia
V0N 1B4
Toll-free877-764-2455
Phone604-964-0060

Slide like an Olympian! Visit the Whistler Sliding Centre for THUNDER ON ICE as you ride down the track with in a piloted bobsleigh or slide solo in a skeleton and experience LIGHTING ON ICE.

The Whistler Sliding Centre is also open year-round for self-guided tours. Stay tuned for an exciting NEW summer public sliding opportunity!

The Whistler Sliding Centre hosted the bobsleigh, luge and skeleton events during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. As one of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games facilities operated by Whistler Sport Legacies, the Whistler Sliding Centre embodies the WSL mission to 'Grow Sport'.

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Fairmont Hot Springs Ski Area - Fairmont Hot Springs

5225 Fairmont Resort Rd
Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia
V0B 1L1
Toll-free800-663-4979
Phone250-345-6070

Just a few minutes drive from our lodge, the Powder Highway's Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Ski Area combines fantastic snow conditions with everything needed for fun on the slopes: equipment rentals & ski shop; terrain park; slope side dining in a cosy chalet; lounge; friendly staff; spectacular Rocky Mountain views looking over the Columbia Valley; & plenty of ski programs with certified instruction for skiers & snowboarders of every age & ability. With a sunny southwest exposure that makes for great spring skiing, all 14 of our professionally groomed runs funnel to the chalet. Young ones will love SnowPlanet, the very best place to learn! New for the 2013/14 season is a 2-lane Tube Park!

Annual Snowfall SkiTotalRuns Types of runs
381 cm 14 Easy23%Easy54%Easy23%
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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

1500 Kicking Horse Trail
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, British Columbia
V0A 1H0
Toll-free866-SKI-KICK
Phone250-439-5425

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is located 2.5 hours west of Calgary (YYC) in Golden, BC. Surrounded by 6 National Parks, with an average annual snowfall of 800 cm, Kicking Horse is the Champagne Powder Capital of Canada. Our terrain boasts 1,260 m (4,133 ft) of vertical spread over 1,133 ha (2,800 ac), with 4 alpine bowls, 127 runs, & 85 inbound chutes. You can also enjoy luxury mountain-top dining at Eagle's Eye Restaurant, as well as a wide variety of other activities accessible from your ski-in/ski-out accommodation including: snowshoeing, heli-skiing, tubing, skating & more. It's a mountain full of adventure!

Annual Snowfall SkiTotalRuns Types of runs
800 cm 127 Easy55%Easy25%Easy20%
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Mt Seymour Resort - North Vancouver

1700 Mt Seymour Rd
North Vancouver, British Columbia
V7G 1L3
Toll-free
Phone604-986-2261

Mt Seymour is your gateway to winter recreation & enjoys magnificent snow-capped mountains & breathtaking views of Vancouver & beyond. New for 2013 is our $5 million, Doppelmayr, high speed quad chair, the Mystery Peak Express.

Spend a day or a season skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowtubing & tobogganing, or simply relaxing in the bar & restaurant. Mt Seymour's four terrain parks, voted 2nd best in Western Canada by SBC Resort Guide (2013), cater to both beginners & professionals. The Enquist Lodge in the SnowPlay Park features a cozy café & unique group space. Come & experience a true Canadian winter alpine experience.

Annual Snowfall SkiTotalRuns Types of runs
1001 cm 40 Easy20%Easy40%Easy40%
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Whistler Blackcomb - Whistler

4282 Mountain Square
Whistler, British Columbia
V0N 1B4
Toll-free866-403-4727
Phone604-904-9300

Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler, located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, 125 kilometres (78 miles) from Vancouver, British Columbia. North America's premier four season mountain resort, Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which combined offer over 200 marked runs, over 3,237 hectares (8,000 acres) of terrain, 14 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receives on average over 1,090 centimetres (430 inches) of snow annually, and one of the longest ski seasons in North America.

Annual Snowfall SkiTotalRuns Types of runs
1006 cm 200 Easy25%Easy55%Easy20%
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