Red Mountain is located 30 minutes from Castlegar and is the first stop along the famous “Powder Highway” – RED delivers 2,877 lift-serviced acres (4,200 total!) of pristine skiing unfettered by overdevelopment. With epic vertical (2,919 ft/890m!), in-bounds cat-skiing, wide-open groomers, 360-degree descents, a rich tradition, and—phew!—the BEST gladed tree runs in North America!
Located 45 minutes from Castlegar, just outside Nelson, Whitewater Ski Resort has an average snowfall of over 40 feet and is located along Canada’s Powder Highway, and nestled along the Selkirk Mountains. Skiers and riders will find a vertical of 2,044 ft. and access to 1,184 acres of accessible terrain. Whitewater features 81 named runs that include groomers, open bowls, chutes, glade and tree skiing. The terrain is rated 10% beginner, 32% intermediate, 47% advanced, and 11% expert. A terrain park will entertain the freestylers and Nordic and multi-use trails are also available.