Alberta Canada Skiing & Snowboarding

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Canada Ski and Snowboard Resorts

Skiing & Snowboarding is a very popular activity in the province. There are over 60+ regional ski hills and 6 major ski resorts in Alberta, Canada. 

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Alberta Ski Resorts & Ski Hills

Ski resort destinations range from small hills with one lift to massive ski resorts covering entire mountains serviced by villages with restaurants, pubs, retail stores, equipment rentals, coffee shops, accommodations and mountain lodges. The major ski resorts are located in the Rocky Mountain Region of Alberta in the Banff National Park, Jasper National Park and near Canmore in Kananaskis Country.

Alberta Ski Season

The length of the ski season is different for every mountain. A lot depends on how quick the snow arrives on the mountains and how long it sticks around. In general the ski season usually begins in late November or early December and runs until late April.

Popular Alberta Ski Resorts

Some of the more popular ski resorts in the province include Lake Louise and Sunshine Village (Banff National Park); the Marmot Basin Ski Resort (Jasper National Park);  Mount Norquay Ski Resort (Canmore) and the Nakiska and Castle Mountain Ski Resorts (Calgary).

Some of the smaller ski hills include Tawatinaw Valley (Westlock); Sunridge, Rabbit Hill, and Snow Valley (Edmonton); Silver Summit (Edson); Pass Powderkeg (Crowsnest Pass); Kinosoo Ridge (Cold Lake) and Canyon Ski Hill (Red Deer).

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