British Columbia

Looking for the best skiing in British Columbia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around British Columbia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top Skiing Spots in and near British Columbia

  • Smithers, British Columbia

    Crater Lake via Crater Lake Trail

    Parking in the lot normally reserved for dropping off people, start your upward journey from the base of the Prairie t-bar at the far edge of the resort's boundary. Shortly after starting, we took the path that angles off to the left, away from the t-bar line, and upwards through the trees. With ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Ski Spanky's Ladder

    Take Blackcomb's Glacier Express and head skiers left, veer a quick right and then bootpack up a stretch of snow to the entrance of Spanky's Ladder. Be careful on the walk in - there's a large blowhole to your left and the path can be narrow.  The skiing off Spanky's is arguably unmatched, but th...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Ski Tour/Snowshoe Mt. Paget

    6.8 mi / 8399 ft gain
    Trailhead:  Approximately 5.5km West of the Alberta/British Columbia border sits the Great Divide Lodge. Towards the back left of the main building is the trailhead.  Route:  The trail is clear from the trailhead and for most of the way to the summit of Mt. Paget. Be aware on your descent if you ...
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  • Rossland, British Columbia

    Ski RED Mountain Resort

    There’s something delightfully old-school about RED. Show up, park where there’s room and get going from the pretty basic base area. Don’t stop skiing until your legs do. Highlights for us included Powderfields, Ledges, Captn Jacks, and Beer Belly — as well as the “Poochies Trees” off the Red Mou...
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  • Fernie, British Columbia

    Hike through Mount Fernie Provincial Park

    2.5 mi / 65.6 ft gain
    Fernie is a well-known destination for outdoor rec activities, from resort skiing to backcountry touring to hiking and mountain biking. Going for a short winter hike might seem like the least exciting thing you could do, but as a break from the regular nine-to-five, it provides a perfect reconnec...
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  • Columbia-Shuswap A, British Columbia

    Backcountry Ski in Rogers Pass

    The back country skiing in riding in Rogers Pass is top notch. The snow quality and quantity is some of the best in North America with easy access to some very steep terrain.  What to Know Rogers Pass is known for it's avalanches. The whole pass stretches for quite some distance and due to the st...
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  • Nelson, British Columbia

    Ski Whitewater Resort

    Whitewater is a short 20 minute drive from downtown Nelson. There are only 3 lifts here, but a surprising amount of terrain — most of which will satisfy even the strongest of skiers. Our favorite runs were the Trash Glades, accessed via a short traverse off the backside of the Motherlode Chair (a...
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