Terrace/Shames Mountain

Getting there:

Drive from Terrace: 30 minutes (38km/ 23 miles) *Open: Wednesday to Sunday.

Could Shames Mountain be the powder capital of the planet? Find out here.

The Terrace airport offers regional air service to and from Kelowna, B.C. and Prince George, B.C., plus direct flights from Vancouver, B.C. are available through Air Canada.

Mountain Stats

Season Length: early December to early April

Average Snowfall: 1200 cm (40 ft.)


  • Base – 700 m (2,300 ft.)

  • Summit – 1,189 m (3,900 ft.)

Vertical Rise/Drop: 488 m (1,600 ft.)

Total Terrain: 252 acres/102 hectares

Natural Glades: 45 ha (111 acres)

Longest Run: 4 kilometres/ 2.5 miles

Number of Lifts:  3

  • Double Chair (Blue Chair)

  • Red T Bar

  • Handle Tow

Number of Trails: 28

Alpine Skiing/Snowboarding?  Yes

Groomed Nordic Skiing Trails? No

On hill child Care?  No

On hill accommodations?  No

On hill village?  No

Day lodge facilities: Galloway’s Mountain Bar, Panhandler Café which offers hot and cold food, ski and snowboard school, retail shop, customer service, rentals, and repairs.

Shames Mountain Trail Map

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