Skiing in Northern British Columbia

Skiing in Northern British Columbia

Skiing in Northern BC

[Murray Ridge] [Powder King] [Purden] [Shames] [Hudson Bay] [Tabor]

Providers in this area.

Murray Ridge Ski Hill:

Murray Ridge is located at Fort St. James, in North by Northwest. The ski hill features snowboarding, cross country trails, a day lodge, restaurant, pub, ski shop, rentals and lessons.

Season: December to early April
Vertical rise: 518m (1700ft)

# of runs: 22
Lifts: t-bars ( longest in North America)

Contact: phone (250) 996 8515
snow phone (250) 996 8513

Powder King Mountain Resort:

Powder King located in North by Northwest Region, is an area favorite namely for its dry, consistent powder and great gladed tree and bowl skiing. The mountain is located 67 km (42mi) northeast of Mackenzie BC. Dawson Creek is 210 km (130mi) north and Prince George is 195 km (120mi) south of Power King. Power King offers skiing & snowboarding, a day lodge, restaurant, pub, ski shop and rentals, a day care, on-hill accommodations and RV facilities.

Season: early December to April
Annual snowfall: 1252 cm (489 in)
Vertical Rise: 640 m (2099 ft)
# of runs: 19
Difficulty: 33% beginner, 37% intermediate, 30% advanced


Phone 250-964-0645

Purden Ski Village:

Purden is central British Columbia's largest ski mountain. Located 60km (37 Miles) east of Prince George, it provides some of the best skiing and snowboarding in central British Columbia. Over 1,100 vertical feet of skiing on dry powder snow, treed runs and uncrowded slopes make Purden Ski Village a skier's paradise.

Season: Mid-December to early April
Vertical rise: 335m (1100 ft)
# of Runs: 25
Lifts: 2 double chairs, 1 beginner tow

Contact: Phone: (250) 565 7777
Snowphone: (250)-565-7777
Fax: (866)-240-2683

Shames Mountain:

Shames Mountain, located in British Columbia's North by Northwest Region, is 35km (21.7mi) west of Terrace and 137km (85mi) east of Prince Rupert. This coastal mountain ski area offers a snowboard park, a day lodge, restaurant, pub, ski shop, rentals and lessons. Full accommodations available at Terrace.

Season: December to Early April
Vertical rise: 1600 ft.

# of runs: 22 with the longest being 4km (2.5 miles).
Lifts: 1 double chair, 1 t-bar 1 handle tow
Difficulty: 21% beginner, 60% intermediate, 19% advanced

Contact: phone: (250) 635 3773
snow phone: 1 800 663 7ski

Ski Smithers / Hudson Bay Mountain:

Hudson Bay Mountain, is situated in the Bulkley Valley at Smithers in B.C.'s North by Northwest Region. Ski Smithers means down skiing, snowboarding facilities, 2 day lodges, restaurants, pub, day care, ski shop, rentals, lessons and weekend and holiday bus service to and from the hill.

Season: December to early April
Vertical rise: 530m (1740 ft)

# of runs: 34
Lifts: 1 triple chair, 2 t-bars, handle tow
Difficulty: 25% beginner, 55% intermediate, 20% advanced

Contact: Ski Smithers,
Box 492, Smithers, B.C. Canada
V0J 2N0
phone: (250) 847 2058
1 800 665 4299
24hour snow phone: (250) 874 2550

Tabor Mountain Ski Resort:

Tabor Mountain is located 20km (12mi) east of Prince George on the Yellowhead Hwy. This ski facility located in North by Northwest has snowboarding, cross country trails, night skiing, a day lodge, restaurant, pub, ski shop, rentals and lessons. Full accommodations available at Prince George.

Season: December to early April
Vertical Rise: 244m (800 ft)

# of Runs: 10
Lifts: 1 triple chair, t-bar

Contact: phone (250) 963-7542
snow phone (250) 563 7669

The following BC Adventure Network members look forward to serving you:

Round Lake Resort: Visit our 4-season, 28 acres holiday destination on Round Lake in the Smithers / Telkwa area. We offer forested lakeshore, nature trails & cozy cottages in the Bulkley Valleys recreation hub, plus fishing, swimming, hiking, x-country skiing, snowmobiling, & mo... more
Skeena Cat Skiing: Skeena Cat Skiing offers a truly unique backcountry Cat skiing and boarding experience in BC's world famous powder snow. Located 2.5 hours north of Smithers, BC, We are the only dedicated cat skiing operation in Northern British Columbia! more
Suskwa Lodge: Canadian family-owned private wilderness Cat skiing and steelhead fly fishing lodge in northern BC's four season outdoor playground! Surrounded by some of the best steelhead rivers on earth. more

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