Castle Mountain

    Skiing and snowboarding info for Castle Mountain — see the weather forecast, snowfall reports, check out trail maps and get resort info, hours, directions and more.

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    Mount Haig dominates the landscape and puts Castle Mountain smack in the middle of this epic landscape. One of only two Cat-skiing operations in Alberta, Castle is considered one of the best-kept secrets to Western Canada's ski destination options.

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    Average Temperature
    Average Season Snowfall
    354 inches

    Current Conditions

    See the latest weather and ski conditions at Castle Mountain, with our snowfall reports updated daily for 24-hour, 48-hour, 7-day and total snowfall, as well as base snowpack.

    H: -15°
    L: -31°
    Castle Mountain
    Wednesday, 02 February
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    Terrain Description

    Over 79 runs on 2 mountains exploring 8 alpine bowls

    Three terrain parks will keep the shredders happy: Rawhide Terrain Park, Progression Park and the Parking Lot Park

    Top Elevation
    7,463 ft
    Vertical Rise
    2,833 ft
    Base Elevation
    4,630 ft
    Rideable Area
    3,592 acres
    Interactive Trail Map
    The trail map is fully interactive, explore the resort and its surrounding area by clicking on elements in the map.

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    Longest Run
    Total Runs
    Beginner: 15%
    Intermediate: 40%
    Advanced/Expert: 45%
    Terrain Parks
    Number of Lifts
    Lift Details

    Four chairlifts, one T-bar, one handle tow

    Power Stagecoach Cat Skiing

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    About the Resort

    Destination Type
    • Skiing and snowboarding
    • Cross country skiing
    General Details

    Come for the day or stay overnight. The hotel/hostel at the base of the mountain is only steps from the lift and offers really affordable lift/stay package options.

    Mid December - early April
    Hours of Operation

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

    • Apres
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Skiing
    • Snowboarding
    • Snowshoeing
    Other Winter Attractions

    Powder Stagecoach Cat Skiing: Thursday – Saturday or book the whole coach Sunday – Wednesday

    Snowshoe tours

    Special Passes

    Cruisin' the Castle Card

    Lake Louise Card

    Lessons/Ski School
    On-Hill Village
    On-Hill Accommodations
    On-Hill Food Options
    On-Hill Food Details

    Stop in at the T-Bar Pub and Grill. The pizza is really great. This is where the locals hang out and they treat everyone like a long lost friend. Ask about their famous table traverse challenge.

    Getting There

    Castle Mountain Resort is located near Pincher Creek in the pristine wilderness of the Southern Alberta Rockies just off Highway 3.


    2.0 hours south of Calgary - Head south on Highway 2, turn west onto Highway 3. Follow the signs from Pincher Creek.

    1.5 hours west of Lethbridge - Head west on Highway 3. Follow the signs from Pincher Creek

    5.5 hours south of Edmonton - Head south on Highway 2, turn west onto Highway 3. Follow the signs from Pincher Creek



    Calgary International Airport (2.5 hrs north) is the closest airport for international travellers. Lethbridge Regional Airport (1.5 hrs east) welcomes daily flights from Calgary, Edmonton and Ft. McMurray. Rental cars are available at either airport.