Skiing in British Columbia

British Columbia

Plan an unforgettable ski trip in British Columbia

A trip to British Columbia is an unforgettable vacation for every type of skier. The province offers some of Canada’s best ski resorts, with world-class facilities and superior ski conditions. Some ski resorts receive over 150 inches of snow per year, making them perfect for cross-country skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing, and many other snow-based activities. If you’re not into any of these activities, walking and hiking are also great options, as the region is blessed with breathtaking landscapes. Otherwise, just chill out at with a mug of hot cocoa or a glass of wine and relish the snow-covered scenery.

The best ski resorts in British Columbia

British Columbia is hailed as the birthplace of heli-skiing, where a helicopter is used instead of a ski lift. It's a fantastic skiing destination, fully equipped to meet the most demanding skier's standards. Skiing in British Columbia is an unforgettable and exciting experience not only because the resorts' accommodations fitting all types of visitors and budgets, but also due to the variety of alpine activities.

Best Places to Stay for Skiing in British Columbia

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lake Country, Central Okanagan I, British Columbia
from $28
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Kitsilano, Vancouver, British Columbia
from $29
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Penticton, Okanagan-Similkameen, British Columbia
from $28
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5.0
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Family-friendly ski resorts in British Columbia

Skiing in British Columbia is also suitable for families – if you're planning a mountain vacation with the kids, there are several places that will cater to your needs. With ski and snowboarding schools for young and old open during the winter season, you'll have no problem keeping your kids occupied during your vacation, and you can even learn a few tricks yourself.

Recommended Accommodations for Skiing in British Columbia

House ∙ 3 guests
Oakridge, Vancouver, British Columbia
from $49
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Osoyoos, Okanagan-Similkameen A, British Columbia
from $127
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House ∙ 1 guest
North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia
from $44
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Average Nightly Rental Prices in British Columbia

Vacation Rental Availability in British Columbia

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