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Fairmont is a great location for skiers & snowboarders alike! Situated along BC’s Powder Highway there are several mountain resorts in close driving proximity to choose from:

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort ski/snowboard area is the closest at about 15 mins to the top of the hill. A great family friendly ski area where both beginners and intermediates will find lots of great terrain. Plus, check out the tube park!

Season dates: December 18, 2015 – April 10, 2016

Lift Tickets:
Adult $45
Youth (13-17) $35
Junior (6-12) $24
Child (5 & under) FREE

PAY PER RUN FOR ONLY $3.50 PER RUN. Available at select times check with ticket office.

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Phone #: 250-345-6029


Panorama Mountain Village 
is an easy 35 minute drive from Fairmont, north on 93 to Invermere then into town and out to the Village. The mountain rises a full 4,000 vertical feet above the village, but it’s not until you slide off the Summit Quad that the true scale of the terrain becomes apparent. All around, as far as the eye can see, are snow smothered peaks including the world-famous Rockies. With terrain for all levels, and PLENTY for the intermediate and advanced skier/snowboarder a day at Panorama is one not to be missed!

Season dates: December 10, 2015 – April 10, 2016

Lift Tickets*:
Adult (19-64) $88
Youth (13-18) $75
Junior (6-12) $41
Child (5 & under) FREE

Looking for 3+ days of lift tickets? consider a Snow Card.
Available until December 26th for $149.

*visit Panorama Mountain online directly for deals and discounts

Learn More & Buy Tickets
Phone #: 1-800-663-2929 or 1-250-342-6941

**CHECK www.LiftOpia.com for lift ticket deals at all ski hills.**


Kimberley Alpine Resort 
about an hour south on highway 93 from Fairmont this resort offers some terrific terrain for the whole family. 80 runs on 1800 acres with ambitious terrain in the Black Forest with powder stashes that last for weeks. This is a great spot for boarders in particular!

Season dates: December 11, 2015 – April 10, 2016

Lift Tickets:
Adult (18-64) $70.95
Youth (13-17) $55.95
Child (6-12) $29.95

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Phone #: 250- 427-4881


Kicking Horse Resort
  (near Golden BC) offers a vertical of 4,133 feet at an elevation of 8,033 feet. This ski resort is known as “Perfect Purcell Powder” mountain. North facing slopes that allow great snow retention due to high-level moisture, sun and super-dry low level air, creates a ski experience listed at the top of most memorable ones.

Season dates: December 11, 2015 – April 10, 2016

Lift Tickets:
Adult (18-64) $86.95
Youth (13-17) $64.95
Child (6-12) $34.95

Learn More & Buy Tickets
Phone #:  250-439-5424 or 1-866-SKI-KICK (754-5425)


Fernie Alpine Resort
 south of Fairmont by 2.5 hours, this ski experience is unlike any other in the region. Offering over 1,800 acres, 2,400 vertical feet and more than 70 runs of diverse ski and snowboard terrain. Excellent conditions and abundance of snow keep people coming back for more.

Season dates: December 4, 2015 – April 2016

Lift Tickets:
Adult (18-64) $86.95
Youth (13-17) $64.95
Child (6-12) $34.95

Learn More & Buy Tickets
Phone #: 250-423-4655
Whiteway Nordic & Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club is a 31km groomed track that runs all the way around the lake and connects the towns of Invermere and Windermere. The Whiteway has tracks for classic cross-country skiers, a groomed skate skiing track, and a cleared ice-skating track which is also popular with walkers. There are three official entry points onto the Whiteway; one at Kinsmen beach in Invermere, one at the Invermere Bay Condos in Invermere, and one at Windermere beach. Each entry point has a large timber frame sign which provides user information, maps, information about the local Nordic skiing club, and a donation box.

Driving Time: 10 min

Recreational Trails of the Columbia Valley Forest District (Nordic Trails)