Pass Powderkeg

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

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    Opened in 1938, we are located in the beautiful Crowsnest Pass in SW Alberta, about 140 km from Lethbridge and just 230 km from Calgary.  Pass Powderkeg is a community-owned ski area, designed for skiers and riders of all ages and abilities where there’s no need to hunt for parking, battle for space to turn on the slopes or go to the bank to finance a family ski trip.

    At Pass Powderkeg, get all the amenities without the crowds or the attitude.

    • Full Service Lodge including Dining & Lounge
    • Ski and snowboarding lessons (private and group)
    • Ski and snowboarding rental packages (Snowshoes too!)
    • Terrain Park with progressive features
    • Programming & Events throughout the season
    • Equipment Tuning Shop
    • Unmatched affordability for skiing in the Rockies

    Here’s what the locals already know, Pass Powderkeg is a favorite for experienced skiers who want their kids to learn in a safe, friendly environment.  Our mountain is configured around two T-Bars with the connection at mid mountain (where our historic day lodge is located), so parents and children can ski at their own level without getting lost.  There is parking right at the mid-mountain lodge, easy-access lifts, and ski terrain that supports skill progression from beginner to intermediate on to advanced.

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    Current Conditions

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


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    Top Elevation
    5,380 ft
    Vertical Rise
    1,200 ft
    Base Elevation
    4,179 ft
    Interactive Trail Map
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    Total Runs
    Beginner: 22%
    Intermediate: 37%
    Advanced/Expert: 41%
    Number of Lifts

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    About the Resort

    Destination Type
    • Skiing and snowboarding
    • Cross country skiing
    Hours of Operation

    Wednesday     Noon-8pm

    Thursday    Noon-8pm

    Friday    Noon-8pm

    Saturday    10am-8pm

    Sunday    10am-4pm

    • Night Skiing
    • Skiing
    • Snowboarding
    Lessons/Ski School
    On-Hill Village
    On-Hill Accommodations
    On-Hill Food Options