Alberta Ski Resorts is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in Alberta.

Ski Areas in Alberta


Silver Summit Ski Area

Silver Summit has been in operation for over 30 years. Started by a small group of people that recognized the need for a large ski area in Alberta that was away from the National Parks. Along came Silver Summit. With great elevation, over a thousand foot vertical drop, a north east exposure and over 10 feet of snow on average annually. Together it creates excellent conditions from early December to late April. Making Silver Summit a favorite destination for many. With our 17,000 sq ft…

Hidden Valley Resort

Nestled away in the picturesque evergreen forests of the Cypress Hills Provincial Park is a great Ski and Snowboard facility waiting for you to explore. In the early 1960's local Cypress residents developed a toboggan hill for all to enjoy. After a short time the Cypress Skiers Association installed a rope tow and began skiing down a natural gladed trail. This was the beginning of the Mile High Ski Hill. In 1967 the association relocated to an area with close to 700 vertical ft. and…

Sunridge Ski Area

Located just outside Edmonton, Sunridge offers a variety of activities for the snow enthusiast. With an emphasis on instruction, Sunridge is designed to give novices a good opportunity to succeed as well as provide more advanced riders the ability to grow. One of Sunridges major features is the multitude of different lessons and times. With a variety of camps and lessons, it is easy for a rider to advance to the next level. Snow tubing is the latest winter craze and…

Edmonton Ski Club

Established in 1911, the Edmonton Ski Club is a not for profit organization open to the general public. Lucky's Terrain Park The Terrain Park is serviced by two lifts Twin Birch and T Bar. Again this area has a variety of pitches, jumps, rails, bars and tubes. For skiers and boarders that are at a more advanced level of freestyle. All jumps, rails, bars and tubes are marked with the degree of difficulty, it is important for all boarders and skiers using this area to familiarize…

Canyon Ski Resort

From fantastic skiing and boarding in the winter to experiencing a trail ride along the banks of Red Deer River, Canyon Ski Area has everything to make memories come alive. Canyon Ski Area is Alberta's largest non-mountain ski area. Combine this with a vertical drop of 164 metres, and five lifts accessing eleven runs on 70 acres of Alberta powder and you have the perfect recipe for fun. From Calgary take 150 Km North of Calgary on Highway #2 until the 67 St. exit in Red Deer. Follow…

Castle Mountain Resort

It is a full service ski area with all of the amenities of the larger mountain resorts, without the larger mountain prices! You'll find over 78 runs to explore ranging from beginner to advanced adventure back-country! Much of the terrain at CMR is a challenge to most beginner and intermediate winter enthusiasts. At Castle Mountain Resort [CMR] after a snowfall, rare is the day when you can't find fresh tracks at 3:30 pm once you're familiar with the fantastic vagaries of Castle…

Nitehawk Ski Hill

A jewel in the Peace Country is about to get even better. Hard to believe Nitehawk Recreation Area is run as a non-profit. Nitehawk Recreation Area has being in existence since 1960 and run by a board of directors, a dedicated team of volunteers and a hard working crew of staff. The area includes the well know Nitehawk Ski Hill, Luge Track, Gravity Mountain Bike Park, convention facility and Wilderness Campground open year round.

Mount Norquay

Located just minutes from downtown Banff, Mount Norquay is convenient and offers a wide range of terrain: 11 percent beginner, 45 percent intermediate and 44 percent expert. With 90 percent snowmaking capabilities, Mount Norquay offers some of the best grooming in the Rockies. The area offers a ski school for individuals or groups, which is CSIA certified. Classes are available by the hour or by the day. For families with small children, Norquay has "The Kids Place" where kids can…

Canada Olympic Park

WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is located just 15 minutes from downtown Calgary and situated at the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. As the premiere site of the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is perhaps the most visible legacy of the 1988 Games to visitors and Calgary alike - truly a one-of-a-kind attraction. Calgary's premiere recreational and sport learning centre is unique from most Olympic venues in that it continues to function as a multi-purpose…

Nakiska Ski Resort

Specifically designed to host the alpine events of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games, the Nakiska Ski Resort continues to attract skiers from around the world to experience the state of the art facilities of Alberta's newest Rocky Mountain ski resort. Nakiska, a 45-minute drive west of Calgary in Kananaskis Provincial Park, was created using the latest computer technology and produced by Ecosign of Whistler, the same company that produced the long, wide, fall-line runs of…

Sunshine Village

Sunshine Village sits high on the Continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park, yet just 15 minutes' drive from the cozy mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains provide breathtaking sitelines, uninterrupted by any signs of civilization beyond the resort's leasehold. It is possible to ski in two provinces - Alberta and British Columbia - in one run. Sunshine Village's seven-month season stretches from early November until late May - the longest non-glacial season in Canada.…

Jasper's Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin is situated in Jasper National Park, an 11,000 square kilometre mountain wilderness that is part of a UNESCO Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site. You will enjoy breathtaking mountain vistas, 1,675 acres of varied terrain, 86 runs, and the highest base elevation of all Canadian ski areas. Marmot's trails are split equally between novice, intermediate and advanced, making this an ideal destination for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. There are four distinct areas of…

Snow Valley Ski Club

Since 1948, Snow Valley is well known for it's excellent conditions. Located outside of Edmonton, Snow Valley is always ready for riding with top notch snow making machines and daily grooming. A full service snow sports facility, Snow Valley boasts a 17,800 sq. foot mountain lodge which houses a everything from rentals and repairs to food and guest services. An excellent place to take care of all of your needs for riding and meet up for a beer at the end of the day. Whether…

Rabbit Hill Snow Resort

In operation since 1955, Rabbit Hill is Edmonton's largest local ski and snowboard resort. Rabbit Hill has three progressive Terrain Parks; something for every Park Rider from beginner to Championship level. River Run Park is the place to relax or learn some basic tricks. Route 27 Park has more “jump on features” and progressions. Thumper Bowl Park is serviced with a Handle Tow. This park is the original stomping grounds of Edmonton’s elite riders. Whether you're new to the sport,…

Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort

As for skiing terrain, Kinosoo's triple chair, T-bar and Handle Tow service over 10 runs of varied skiing ability. Many runs are fully lit for night skiing and most are serviced by our improved snowmaking capabilities thus ensuring great snow conditions for the entire season. The recent development and expansion of a terrain park for skiers and snowboarders (helmets mandatory) has increased the challenge and usability of the ski area. The chalet features a full service kitchen and…

The Lake Louise Ski Area

The Lake Louise Ski area and the village of Lake Louise are located in Banff National Park, approximately 115 miles (184 km) west of Calgary, Alberta, and 36 miles (60 km) west of the town of Banff. Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. The wilderness is pristine and inspirational. Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class terrain. With 4200…