Skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, dogsledding, and heli-skiing: British Columbians know the excitement and adventures that can be found in winter months.
For some of the world’s best powder and second-to-none heli-skiing, head to the mountains. Both cat-skiing and heli-skiing were pioneered here, and the province is home to some unforgettable snowmobiling terrain. BC is home to more than 50 Nordic ski areas, many offering lit trails for night skiing. But there’s plenty to do besides skiing. Other popular winter pursuits in BC include snowshoeing, storm watching, and ice climbing.
For detailed information about how to plan your route around BC, see How to Travel BC This Winter.
Did you know that British Columbia, Canada, has the longest lift-serviced vertical in North America? Or that you can go cat-skiing for $10? Or that you can dogsled through a winter wilderness and ski through an alpine village?Read More
Glide along the edges of the Skeena River from Prince George to Terrace for a unique trip to explore skiing in Northern British Columbia.
From deep Coast Range snow to a vibrant village scene, Whistler deservedly wears the crown as the most famous and popular ski destination in Canada.
Planning trip to Fernie this winter? Learn about skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort, apres at The Rusty Edge, and where to eat and drink in town.
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Does soaking post-skiing muscles in steamy mineral water sound like heaven? If so, you’re in luck. Hot springs and skiing is found on BC’s Powder Highway.
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