Baldy Mountain Resort

 

Baldy Mountain Resort

Mount Baldy sits firmly at the top of the list when it comes to being named as one of Canada's highest ski resort base elevations.  At 5,915 feet above sea level, Baldy enjoys more than 25 feet of white champagne powder annually. Just a 30-minute drive from the community of Osoyoos, Baldy has a nearly 50-year history of serving up incredible terrain and great snow conditions for skiing or riding. The views over the valley below are worth it alone. Located in the South Okanagan, there are not many places around the world where you can ski and sip wine from the wineries just down the road in the neighbouring communities of Osoyoos and Oliver

Details
Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Other Winter Attractions

Fat biking and snow based frisbee golf

Season
December through mid-April
Special Passes

$199 Season's Pass winter 2016/17 - nuff said!

Hours of Operation

9am to 3:30pm daily

Average Temperature (Celcius)
-3
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
256
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes
Stats
Total Runs
22
Beginner Runs (%)
23
Intermediate Runs (%)
41
Advanced/Expert (%)
36
Terrain Description

South Okanagan Champagne powder looking out to the United States.  Lots of natural gullies and shoots to explore, consistent great snow because of its high alpine base.

Rideable Area (Acres)
500
Number of Lifts
4
Lift Details

One quad chair, one double chair, one T-Bar and one magic carpet

Base Elevation
5,660
Top Elevation (Ft)
7,557
Vertical Rise (Ft)
1,293
Location
Phone
Email
info@skibaldy.com
Community
Oliver
Region
Province
British Columbia

Getting There

Osoyoos is the best option for base camp as there are no on-mountain accommodations, yet.

 

Driving

From Vancouver head along the Crow's Nest Pass or Highway three.

From Alberta best bet is to route along the TransCanada through Banff, then onto route 97-S which will take you right into Oliver and from there Baldy is about 35 kms.

Flights

Fly into either Penticton regional airport (36 min away) or Kelowna International Airport (90 min away). Airport transfers and car rental packages provide several options for ground transportation between airports and the the communities of Oliver and Osoyoos. 

Shuttles

Baldy Shuttle picks up in three locations in Osoyoos starting at 7:30 am. and leaves the resort 30 minutes after the last chair.