RESORTS OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES
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About Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
Extend any trip to Whistler Blackcomb at the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies for the ultimate Canadian winter getaway! The Resorts of the Canadian Rockies portfolio includes Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Nakiska Ski Area, Mont-Sainte-Anne, and Stoneham Mountain Resort. Kicking Horse and Fernie, located in southeast British Columbia on the "Powder Highway", are the most well-known resorts in the RCR family. Both are consistently ranked in the top 10 Canadian resorts for powder hounds, with Kicking Horse boasting one of North America's longest vertical drops at 1250 meters and Fernie featuring over 1011 hectares of skiable terrain and 1082 meters of vertical drop.
Located on the "powder highway", Fernie has a reputation for the best powder in the Rockies and is a true winter playground. With up to 11 meters of annual snowfall, Fernie offers over 1,011 hectares of skiable terrain, 140 trails and 1,082 meters of vertical drop. Skiers and riders of all levels can enjoy gentle cruisers, challenging chutes, perfectly spaced glades and legendary bowls. Experience the Canadian Rockies' biggest vertical, most bowls and a truly charming atmosphere at Fernie Alpine Resort.VISIT FERNIE WEBSITE
Also located on the "powder highway", Kicking Horse is known as the "Champagne Powder Capital of Canada" with an average of over 7 metres of snow per season. Situated just outside the charming, historic logging town of Golden, BC, Kicking Horse boasts a diverse mix of extreme terrain with one of the longest vertical drops in North America over 1,133 hectares of skiable terrain. Check out Eagle's Eye Restaurant, Canada's highest restaurant, located at the top of the Golden Eagle Express Gondola for a unique dining experience.
This mountain has it all from wide-open carve-worthy groomers to untouched powder stashes hidden in some of the Canadian Rockies' best glade skiing and riding, the Black Forest Glades. Night skiing is one of Kimberley's famous defining features, with one of North America's longest illuminated runs to ensure the whole family has plenty of time to make on-mountain memories.VISIT KIMBERLEY WEBSITE
A premiere venue of the 1988 Olympics, Nakiska is located just 45 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta. The family-friendly vibe speaks volumes about the mountain and its Winter Sports School has plenty of options – single and multi-day – for all ages and ability levels. This also means kids can enjoy lessons and improve their skills, while you explore the challenging upper mountain. The resort’s powerful world-class snowmaking consistently produces one of Canada’s longest-lasting ski seasons and with this state-of-the-art technology, skiers and riders often share the snow with professional athletes.
Only 30 minutes from Québec City and just 3 hours from Montréal, this extraordinary mountain is renowned for its exceptional snow conditions. Mont-Sainte-Anne’s variety of trails range from beginner runs to advanced terrain provide impeccable corduroy-groomed runs and steep pitches with gorgeous scenery overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Extreme skiers and riders will enjoy the terrain parks and boardercross course for an added adrenaline rush to showcase their skills.VISIT MONT-SAINTE-ANNE WEBSITE
Located just 20 minutes from historic downtown Québec City and less than 3 hours from Montréal, Stoneham offers 42 trails, an Olympic halfpipe and multiple terrain parks – all spread across 3 mountains. With one of the largest night skiing areas in Canada, Stoneham is also renowned on and off the slopes, to make the perfect combination; epic skiing and riding, great food and fabulous après-ski!
VISITING THE CANADIAN ROCKIES WITH YOUR PASS?
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Getting to the Canadian Rockies
Travel details will vary depending on which RCR resort you're planning to visit. Kicking Horse, Kimberley, and Fernie Alpine are each around a 4 hour drive from Calgary International Airport, while Nakiska Ski Area is just 1.5 hours away. Fly into Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport for Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham.
The 2024 Epic Australia Pass includes 5 combined days of unrestricted access at Resorts of the Canadian Rockies in the 2024/25 Northern Hemisphere snow season.