These are our favorite destinations for the Top 10 best Ski Resorts in Canada :
10. Apex Ski Resort ,BC
Small but mighty, Apex sells itself as a hidden gem , a quieter alternative to more populated B.C. hills. Just 25 km from Penticton on Beaconsfield Mountain, Apex is a full service destination resort with quality snow, great weather, incredible terrain, and friendly people.
Le Massif is located 70 km from Quebec City.With only 43 trails, Le Massif doesn’t offer the same level of choice as other larger resorts, but it holds its own in terms of vertical thrills.
8. Mount Washington
Situated in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia, Mt Washington Alpine Resort enjoys one of the largest annual snowfalls in North America. 10.5 meters (35 ft) is what an average winter will bring, making it a reliable resort for powder skiing.
7. Marble Mountain , Newfoundland
An old-school mom and pop resort in Newfoundland’s rugged west coast Long Range Mountains. Remote, but worth the hike, with some of the best conditions east of Alberta. Hundreds of kilometers of accessible snowmobile trails, cat skiing nearby in the Blow Me Down Mountains, ice climbing, snow kiting and dog sledding are all bookable at the base. Late winter events include the Corner Brook Winter Carnival, Bacardi Gras and Marble Jam.
6. Big White , BC
Big White isn’t all that big when compared to French giants such as the Three Valleys or the Paradiski . But with a snow record that most European ski resorts would die for, size really doesn’t matter
5. Sunshine Village , Alberta
Sunshine Village in Banff is famous for its powder, access to backcountry and a healthy mix of terrain spread across 107 runs on Mount Standish, Goat’s Eye and Lookout Mountains. Take the Sunshine exit off the Trans Canada highway 11 km southwest of Banff, inside Banff National
4. Kicking Horse , BC
Originally known as Whitetooth the expanded hill reopened as Kicking Horse in 2000. Since then, there’s been rapid development at the base and on the hill, with more in the works to open up bowls on either side of the existing boundaries. Known for Champagne Powder, an abundance of expert terrain and one of the highest North American verticals, 1,260 m, Kicking Horse is sure to get a rise out of any skier.
3. Mont-Tremblant , Quebec
Mont-Tremblant is a small village in Quebec, Canada , known for the famous Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort. Located in the Laurentian mountain range, Mont-Tremblant (“Trembling mountain” in French) is surrounded by lush boreal forest and breathtaking views, standing at 875 meters (2871 feet).
2. Banff/Lake Louise , Alberta
Banff/Lake Louise ski resort located in Alberta, Canada is undoubtedly one of the world’s top ski destinations. Banff Lake Louise has some of the most beautiful ski scenery in the world .With spectacular mountain scenery, visitors can always rely on pure powder snow .
1. Whistler/Blackcomb , BC
Whistler Blackcomb is a major ski resort located 125 km north of Vancouver, in British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest ski resort in North America almost 50% larger than its nearest competitor in terms of size. Whistler/Blackcomb is an absolute must destination for skiers of all levels and our favourite for the NO 1 spot in Top 10 Ski Resorts in Canada .