Murray Ridge Ski Area

FORT ST. JAMES WEATHER

Snowed in along Northern B.C.'s Yellowhead Highway, Murray Ridge focuses on providing a safe, fun, family-oriented experience catered to all skill levels of snowboarders and skiers alike. Come experience legendary hospitality in a unique destination that offers not just the chance to explore a new ski hill, but all of the winter adventures that await within Northern BC.

Overview

Details

Season
December to late March 
Hours of Operation

Thursdays through Sundays 9am to 3:30pm

Average Temperature (Celsius)
-6
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
118
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes

Stats

Terrain Description

There are 22 runs cut into the thick forest offering a challenge to every level of ability. The snow ghosts at the top are a delight to maneuver around, while skiers and boarders seek out fresh terrain in the glades. The terrain park near the bottom keeps the shredders happy.

Total Runs
22
Beginner Runs (%)
27
Intermediate Runs (%)
33
Advanced/Expert (%)
40
Terrain Parks
1
Number of Lifts
2
Lift Details

The bunny slope handle tow and the longest T-Bar in North America (two kilometres)

Base Elevation (Ft)
2,299
Top Elevation (Ft)
4,038
Vertical Rise (Ft)
1,739

Location

Contact

Fax
250-996-7880
Community
Province

Getting There

Murray Ridge is only two hours from Prince George and hotels are available 10 minutes away in Fort St. James. Cross-country ski trails on the way to town are lit for night skiing.

Driving

From Prince George, Murray Ridge is less than a two-hour drive on the Yellowhead Highway.

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