For skiers, the promised land of skiing is Canada. The mountains are extremely big, we can find the deepest snow and the most groomed trails. Canada is a paradise in the winter and this country in the North of America has carters many Olympics spellers and many experts across the globe.
The best Après-Ski are delightful in this part of the country. From heated saltwater pool to yoga, this glacial ambiance seems to bring ski lovers together. This period of the year is where homemade food or renting a cabin in the woods is mostly the best decision to truly enjoy the winter in Canada.
The villages are also full with resorts. From luxury resorts to traditional ones, skiers have a wide range of choice.
Whistler is located in British Columbia and it is linked to Blackcomb. The vertical rise on Whistler is 5,020 feet and 5,280 feet in Blackcomb. The acres of terrain 4,757 in Whistler and 3,414 in Blackcomb. During the winter, the average snowfall is 458 inches.
The Whistler/Blackcomb is the largest North America Mountain and you can get here from Vancouver and then get a car to the Sky Highway.
The car ride allows you to see the sunny scenic sea of the mountains. The village has numerous ski shop and restaurants where skiers can grab sushi, meat pie or a bowl of stew. Fairmont Chateau offers suites and luxury amenities to be enjoyed everyday.
At this base, skiers can start their journey in Blackcomb where the glacial view terrain of the village is incredible. The Spanky’s Ladder is the ‘must ski run’ from the top of Backcomb and the best après sky is the Garibaldi lift that brings you to the locals.
Remember to stop at the top of Horstman and eat something before heading to Whistler to ski on the wide open bowls and his endless groomers. This 2.73 mile long peak is heaven for many skiers and the great atmosphere is undeniable.
After enjoying your precipitous chutes and slopes in Whistler, stop at the Bearfoot Bistro to enjoy your meal and a glass of champagne.
The Mont-Tremblant is located in Quebec. With his vertical rise of 2,226 feet and his acres of terrain of 665 and his average snowfall of 163 inches, this ski base is great for new skiers or people willing to learn how to ski.
This array is a green terrain with simple glades and beautiful views from the top. The longest run is Nansen. This path is easy and it allows skiers to enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake Tremblant. Skilled skiers are invited to try the runs Erik Guay and Jasey-Jay Anderson.
The ‘must ski run’ in this area is La Griffe and the best après ski is Le P’tit Caribou. Once you are done with your physical efforts, get to the base of Mont Tremblant and have dinner at Coco Pazzo. And staying in the village is the best way to experience Mont-Tremblant.
Red Mountain Resort
This Red Mountain Resort is located in Rossland, British Columbia. The base has an average of snowfall of 305 inches on 2682 acres of terrain. The vertical rise is 2919 feet for skiers lovers. 15% of the glades are moderated on this side of the resort where trees are tight and steep pitches.
The rest of the resort is used by skilled skiers who enjoy tree-skiing in the War Eagle lines where the trail drop them in Dale’s or in the Rockstar Energy Terrain Park. On this base, Slalom Creek offers modern condos to skiers as this resort does not have many accommodations.
The ‘must ski run’ is The steep bumps of Towers of Red and the best après ski is in the Rafters Lounge where the ambiance is joyful. The village offers a range of restaurants where skiers can enjoy the local cuisine.
Canada and the endless landscapes across the country have encouraged skiers to be curious and discover this part of the world.
The mountains are bigger and extremely wide, the trees are tight and the pitches are steep. What better to enjoy skiing in the outdoors? Welcome in Canada, The promised land of the ski world.