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British Columbia. Mountain Statistics &. Hotel Accommodation.

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1. Whistler / Blackcomb | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Whistler / Blackcomb?
Everyone! As host of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Whistler was showcased to the world as a full-service winter vacation destination with the most varied terrain in North America and an annual snowfall of 11.6 m. Along with skiing and snowboarding to accommodate any level of skier on two adjacent mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, the dozens of activity and adventure outfitters of Whistler offer everything from snowshoeing, to snowmobiling to dogsledding. The village itself features numerous shopping venues, restaurants, cafes and entertainment attractions for the non-skier or guests wanting a day off from the slopes.

Where is it located?
Whistler is located 115 km north of Vancouver in the Coastal Mountain range of British Columbia’s west coast.

Howdo you get there?
Whistler is a 1.5 hour drive from Vancouver along the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Hwy 99).

Whistler

Base elevation, m: 675
Summit, m: 2182
Vertical, m: 1530
Lifts: 2 gondola, 2 6-pack, 6 quad, 2 triple, 8 surface
Peak 2 Peak Gondola: 1
Capacity per hour: 36148
Number of Trails (100): advanced - 25%, intermediate - 55%, beginner - 20%
Glacier: 1
Bowls: 9
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1925

Blackcomb

Base elevation, m: 675
Summit, m: 2284
Vertical, m: 1609
Lifts: 1 gondola, 7 quad, 2 triple, 7 surface
Peak 2 Peak Gondola: 1
Capacity per hour: 33791
Number of Trails (100): advanced - 30%, intermediate - 55%, beginner - 15%
Glacier: 2
Bowls: 7
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: yes
Surface area, hectares: 1382

2. Sun Peaks | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Sun Peaks?
With over 16 sq km of skiable terrain across three mountains and 6m of annual snowfall, the vast terrain of Canada’s second largest ski area offers something for all abilities and skier types. Featuring 6 metres of annual snowfall, uncrowded slopes, no lift lines, and a pedestrian-only, ski-through village designed for convenience and ease, guests will discover the wonderful simplicity of skiing to the uncrowded chairlifts in less than 60 seconds. The village offers a wide selection of accommodation, including 9 hotels, over 220 townhomes and condos and true ski-in ski out options. In addition, the village features over 40 restaurants and shopping boutiques. Off the slopes, guests can experience the thrill of mushing a dog sled team, cutting powder turns in snowy meadows via snowmobile or fishing for rainbow trout on a frozen Canadian lake - just a few of the many winter activities in this outdoor adventure paradise.

Where is it located?
Approximately 400 km northeast of Vancouver.

How do you get there?
Direct flights from Vancouver and Calgary to Kamloops are less than 1 hour, and a shuttle from Kamloops airport to the resort will transfer passengers in approximately 45 minutes.
Vancouver to Sun Peaks is a 4.5-hour drive northeast along Provincial Highway 5.
Departing from Calgary, the resort is approximately an 8-hour drive along the Trans Canada Highway, (Highway #1).

Base elevation, m: 1255
Summit, m: 2152
Vertical, m: 882
Lifts: 7 quad, 6 surface, 3 magic carpet
Capacity per hour: 14000
Number of Trails (138): expert - 8%, advanced - 24%, intermediate - 58%, beginner - 12%
Alpine bowls: 2
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1728

3. Silver Star | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Silver Star?
Silver Star Mountain offers the ultimate Canadian winter experience with superb ski-in / ski-out accommodation. With the ski village uniquely located mid-mountain at 1600 m elevation, guests enjoy an average of 7 m of 100% natural snow each winter with runs and terrains for all skill levels. When the lifts close, there are many family events and activities for all ages including a wide selection of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from and all in close proximity to the resort.

Where is it located?
Silver Star Mountain is located in the Okanagan Valley of the British Columbia interior, approximately 470 km northeast of Vancouver and 570 km northwest of Calgary, Alberta.

How do you get there?
Direct flights from Vancouver or Calgary to Kelowna are approximately 1 hour, and a shuttle from Kelowna airport to the resort will transfer passengers in just over 1 hour. For those choosing to drive, Vancouver to Silver Star Mountain is a 5 hour drive northeast along Provincial Highways 5 and 97C. Departing from Calgary, the mountain is approximately an 8 hour drive along the Trans Canada Highway (Highway #1).

Base elevation, m: 1155
Summit, m: 1915
Vertical, m: 760
Lifts: 1 6-pack, 2 high speed quad, 3 quad, 1 double, 3 surface
Capacity per hour: 14000
Number of Trails (132): extreme - 10%, advanced - 35%, intermediate - 40%, beginner - 15%
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1328

4. Red Mountain | Hotel Accommodation
Red Mountain offers alpine skiing enthusiasts incredible terrain featuring over 7.6 m of annual snowfall, world-renowned tree skiing and wide open groomed runs. For the winter adventurer, the resort boasts easy-to-access side country snowshoeing through pristine tracts. At the end of the day, all guests are welcome to enjoy fine dining within the resort, or discover the turn of the century charm of Rossland, located minutes away.

Where is it located?
Red Mountain is located in the western Kootenay region of the southern British Columbia interior, approximately 300 km southeast of Kelowna.

How do you get there?
Departing from Kelowna, Red Mountain is a 4.5 hour drive southeast along Provincial Highway 3. Flights departing from Vancouver to Trail are recommended.

Base elevation, m: 1185
Summit, m: 2075
Vertical, m: 890
Lifts: 2 quad, 2 triple, 1 double, 1 surface, 1 magic carpet
Capacity per hour: 7100
Number of Trails (119): expert - 26%, advanced - 23%, intermediate - 34%, beginner - 17%
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: yes
Surface area, hectares: 1558

5. Revelstoke | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Revelstoke?
For decades, traditional alpine, helicopter and cat skiers from around the world have flocked to Revelstoke, attracted by its 15m of annual perfect powder snowfall, varied alpine terrain and quaint mountain community. Revelstoke Mountain Resort is also the only resort world-wide to offer lift, cat, heli and backcountry skiing from one village base. Although expert skiers are able to challenge themselves with unique runs and terrains, beginner and immediate skiers are well accommodated on gentle runs with available instruction from the helpful guides of the Revelstoke Outdoors Centre.

Where is it located?
Revelstoke is located in the British Columbia interior, approximately 200 km northeast of Kelowna, 400 km east of Calgary and 630 km northeast of Vancouver.

How do you get there?
Departing from Kelowna, Revelstoke is a 2 hour drive northeast along the Trans Canada Highway (Highway #1). Departing from Calgary, the mountain is a 5 hour drive west along the Trans Canada Highway. Departing from Vancouver, the mountain is a 7 hour drive northeast along Provincial Highways 3, 5 and the Trans Canada Highway..

Base elevation, m: 512
Summit, m: 2466
Vertical, m: 1713
Lifts: 1 gondola, 2 quad, 2 magic carpet
Capacity per hour: 4000
Number of Trails (65): expert / advanced - 47.5%, intermediate - 45.5%, beginner - 7%
Bowls: 2
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1263

6. Panorama | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Panorama?
All levels of skiers are welcome in the quaint Panorama Mountain Resort just steps away from one of North America’s longest vertical descents. With complete ski in/ski out capacity, guests have access to thrilling snowboard terrain parks and long treeline runs covered by the 4.75m of annual snowfall. After a day on the slopes followed by a relaxing soak in Canada’s largest slope side hot pools, the restaurants and bistros of the village provide the perfect apr?s-ski experience for the entire family.

Where is it located?
Panorama is located in the eastern interior of British Columbia, approximately 300 km west of Calgary.

Howdo you get there?
Departing from Calgary Panorama is a 4 hour drive west along the Trans Canada Highway (Highway #1) and Provincial Highway 95.

Base elevation, m: 1150
Summit, m: 2450
Vertical, m: 1300
Lifts: 1 gondola, 4 quad, 1 triple, 1 double 3 surface
Capacity per hour: 8500
Number of Trails (133): expert / advanced - 25%, intermediate - 55%, beginner - 20%
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: yes
Surface area, hectares: 1204

7. Fernie | Hotel Accommodation

Who visits Fernie?
Fernie Alpine Resort provides both expert skiers and family groups legendary powder, wide open trails, mild climate and the best in apr?s ski fun. With an average annual snowfall of over 11 m, the large ski area with both alpine runs and bowl skiing is serviced by a large number of ski in / ski out properties at the base of the mountain. With an area dedicated to guests just learning to ski either on their own or with the help of the expert mountain ski school, Fernie Alpine Resort offers a comprehensive skiing vacation for all ages and skill levels.

Where is it located?
Fernie is located in eastern British Columbia near the Alberta provincial border, approximately 300 km southwest of Calgary.

How do you get there?
Departing from Calgary Fernie is a 3 hour drive southwest along Provincial Highway 3.

Base elevation, m: 1068
Summit, m: 2149
Vertical, m: 1082
Lifts: 4 quad, 3 triple, 3 surface
Capacity per hour: 14916
Number of Trails (142): expert / advanced - 30%, intermediate - 40%, beginner - 30%
Bowls: 5
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1010+

8. Kicking Horse |

Who visits Kicking Horse?
With a high vertical base and mix of beginner, immediate and expert runs, Kicking Horse is an ideal location for individuals and families alike to experience pristine alpine conditions. With an average snowfall of 7.62 m of champagne powder snow each year, the various terrains provide the perfect location for veteran skiers to discover new challenges and for beginners to take advantage of the new Learning Centre Facility and its patient, experienced instructors. The town of Golden at the base of the mountain offers a variety of dining and retail venues along its charming avenues.

Where is it located?
Kicking Horse is located above the town of Golden in eastern British Columbia near the Alberta provincial border, Approximately 270 km southwest of Calgary.

How do you get there?
Departing from Calgary, Kicking Horse is a 3 hour drive west along the Trans Canada Highway, (Highway #1).

Base elevation, m: 1190
Summit, m: 2505
Vertical, m: 1315
Lifts: 1 gondola, 2 quad, 1 double, 1 surface
Capacity per hour: 5500
Number of Trails (120+): expert - 15%, advanced - 45%, intermediate - 20%, beginner - 20%
Terrain Park: yes
Halfpipe: no
Surface area, hectares: 1190+