Western Canada is the spiritual home of powder skiing. The snow is abundant and the scenery is spectacular. Add a warm welcome, relatively quiet slopes, modern lift systems and a high standard of accommodation and our hand-picked resorts offer you an exceptional ski holiday experience.
The skiing in Western Canada is staggeringly good. Whether you ski Banff or Lake Louise set amidst the spectacular Banff National Park, visit Whistler – the biggest resort in North America that has it all, or explore the various resorts of beautiful interior British Columbia, Western Canada offers some of the best skiing in the world.
If you really want to carve up fresh turns in untracked powder, then we can offer our clients some great heli-skiing or snowcat skiing options. The Canadian heli-ski and cat operators cater to different abilities from intermediate to advanced and offer a variety of adventures from a 1 day taster to a week in a backcountry luxury lodge.
Wherever you stay you can expect amazing snow, stunning scenery, world class ski facilities, genuinely friendly western hospitality and fantastic resorts with terrain to suit everyone in your group.
We feature 14 of the most exciting ski resorts in Canada:
Staying in this lively ski town gives you access to three amazing ski areas. The skiing is superb and the views are spectacular.
Located in Jasper National Park, Marmot Ski Basin is surrounded by some of the most majestic mountains in Alberta.
Lake Louise offers superb skiing for the whole family. Located in Banff National Park, the resort offers legendary views and reliable snow from November through to May.
Big White is aptly named. Expect abundant snow, ski-in, ski-out accommodation, a family friendly resort with plenty of perfectly groomed trails and plenty of powder to keep the experts happy.
Located on the famous Powder Highway, Fernie should be on every powder-hounds ‘must-ski’ list. The snow is legendary with over 400 inches falling every season.
Kicking Horse is a small resort with a big ski area. The trails are long and quiet, the snow is plentiful. A great destination for adventurous intermediates and experts looking for a big mountain experience.
Kimberley is one of Canada’s hidden gems. Located in interior British Columbia, this quaint family friendly resort has great skiing on quiet slopes and you can stay slopeside.
Panorama is a compact ski village with plenty of ski-in, ski-out accommodation and an extensive network of quiet, uncrowded trails for the whole family to enjoy. Easy access to heli-skiing adds to the excitement.
Red Resort is a hidden gem not to be missed if you love powder skiing. This relatively undiscovered resort offers a big ski area and easy access to the largest cat ski operation in Canada.
Revelstoke is Canada’s newest resort and offers the longest lift served vertical descent in North America. This big mountain resort has big plans to become North America’s largest ski area.
Silver Star is a picturesque Victorian themed ski village with plenty of ski-in, ski-out accommodation. Add in plenty of snow, quiet slopes and great facilities and you have one of Canada’s best family friendly ski resorts.
Sun Peaks is Canada’s second largest ski area and is renowned for it’s light dry powder snow. The superbly designed ski through village exudes alpine charm and offers ski-in, ski-out convenience.
The legendary Whistler is the largest ski resort in North America. This resort has it all – both on and off the slopes. The enormous ski area, awesome snow record and pedestrian friendly village makes Whistler one of the best ski resorts in the world.
Tremblant is the largest ski resort on Canada’s east coast and is full of gallic charm. A shorter flight and a short transfer time makes the resort a great choice for your next family ski trip.