Is Canada a skiing paradise? In many ways it really is! Ski resorts renowned across the world for their breathtaking views, adventures by snowmobile or dog sled, snowshoe trekking through the heart of Canada’s natural landscape or helicopter flights to admire the glaciers from the air…An endless choice of activities that turn a holiday into a thrilling adventure!
Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
Whistler is a resort located about 125 km north of Vancouver, and is undoubtedly Canada’s main ski tourism complex. It’s estimated that over two million visitors go there each year for alpine skiing and snowboarding. Its slopes have won numerous awards in the past, and it hosted most of the alpine, Nordic, sled, skeleton and bob competitions in the 2010 Winter Olympics. It has 116 pistes, categorised as follows: 18% for beginners, 40% intermediate level, 35% difficult, 7% expert. No winter sports lover should fail to visit this skiing Eldorado at least once in their lifetime.
Big White, British Columbia
Big White Ski Resort, more generally known as Big White, is a ski resort located on the Big White Mountain, the highest peak of the Okanagan Highland. It’s the third-largest resort in British Columbia and the largest night skiing area in western Canada. Big White has a total of 118 pistes, of which 18% are for beginners and 56% for intermediates, with the remaining 26% for expert skiers. An absolute paradise for everyone who loves skiing in the moonlight.