Top 10 Ski Destinations In Canada

5 August 2016

It's a fantastic destination all year round, but with abundant powder and exhilarating resorts in all provinces, Canada really is a winter wonderland. If skiing and snowboarding is on your holiday agenda, or you just want to experience sinking into metres of fresh snow, ice skating and other wintry Canuck delights, here's the top 10 ski destinations in Canada to make tracks to. With new direct flights to Vancouver from Brisbane and Sydney with Air Canada, it's time to grab your (snow) gear and go!

A mother and two children skiing at Whistler Blackcomb The twin mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb offer ideal terrain for all ages. (Image: Getty)

1.Whistler Blackcomb

British Columbia’s largest ski resort was also the site of the 2010 Olympic Winter games.

Sulphur Mountain gondola in Banff National Park Sulphur Mountain gondola in Banff National Park. (Image: Getty)

2. Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine

Experience powder paradise at SkiBig3 within this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Alberta.

Two skiers take on Jasper National Park Back-country skiing at its best in Jasper. (Image: Getty)

3. Jasper

Drive along the scenic Icefields Parkway to Marmot Basin for abundant, fluffy snow.

The picturesque village of Mont Tremblant The picturesque village of Mont Tremblant. (Image: Getty)

4. Mont Tremblant

Just two hours’ drive from Montreal is Quebec’s largest ski resort, Mont Tremblant.

The ski jump at Calgary Olympic Park The ski jump at Calgary Olympic Park. (Image: Getty)

5. Calgary

Carve up the 1988 Olympic Winter Games site, just under an hour’s drive from Calgary.


More holiday experiences in Canada:

Year-round natural wonders. Top 10 National Parks To Visit In Canada

Make tracks on two wheels. 4 Ways To Get Mountain-Bike Ready In British Columbia


Whiskey Jack chairlift at Mount Washington Whiskey Jack chairlift at Mount Washington. (Image: Getty)

6. Mount Washington

See the Pacific Ocean from the slopes of Mount Washington on Vancouver Island.

Silver Star resort at Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Silver Star resort at Okanagan Valley. (Image: Getty)

7. Okanagan Valley

Shred the powder at the four major resorts within British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.

A female snowboarder enjoys a hot drink on Mount Seymour A warming beverage atop chilly Mount Seymour. (Image: Getty)

8. Mount Seymour

The snowboarder’s slope of choice is just 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Vancouver.

A woman skies down Le Massif in Charlevoix Le Massif in name... (Image: Getty)

9. Le Massif de Charlevoix

Do you dare take on the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies at Le Massif in Quebec?

Sunrise on Grouse Mountain. Sunrise on Grouse Mountain. (Image: Getty)

10. Grouse Mountain

Grab your snow carpet to tackle Grouse Mountain’s new Sliding Zone, just 15 minutes from Vancouver.

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