Snow roundup: where to go for snow in Alberta and BC

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Latest update: April 11, 2022

Spring is truly here, yet it feels like the season just started with the new snow across Western Canada’s mountains this last seven to ten days. Spring weather can be unpredictable, but let's take a look at the BC and Alberta ski areas that are still spinning the lifts and keeping the season going strong.

It’s also event season at Western Canada’s ski hills with concerts, pond skims, crazy costumes and closing day parties taking over the slopes, and we have the latest updates for it all!

Snow trends in Western Canada

Who's got the most snow? Who's got the deepest? Check out the snowfall leaderboard.

The snowfall leaderboard

Here's this week's leaders overall, based on ski resort reporting stats:

Most snowfall (year to date): Revelstoke Mountain Resort, 1133cm

Deepest base (season total): Cypress Mountain, 410cm

Most snowfall 24h: Nakiska Ski Area 6cm / 24 hours

For daily updates on snowfall across Alberta and BC, check our Snow Conditions page

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Snow Roundup for April 11:

Powder Alerts, Prime Conditions and Stoke 

Winter is not letting up! After some wild powder days last week, we're still getting a trickle of snow at resorts, keeping the stoke flowing into the final weeks of the season.

Kicking Horse - 10cm / 48 hours, 41cm / last 7 days

BC’s steepest and most kicking runs continue to ride this week with some nice snow the past two days.

If you are ready to challenge yourself to some steep runs, or you want to take it easy with some panoramic views, head to Kicking Horse this weekend before they close up shop for the season.


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Nakiska Ski Area - 6cm / 24 hours

One of Alberta’s hidden gems, Nakiska continues to see snow. Perfect for those of us that might need a few extra weeks of skiing before the warm weather takes over.

Sunshine Village - 5cm / 24 hours

Sunshine village always has a longer season thanks to its pristine location and this year will be no exception. With 19cm of snow this past week, and snow consistently hitting the mountain, you can expect great skiing for a few more weeks at Sunshine.

What’s happening on the mountains?

Looking for slush cups, dummy downhills, and retro days to attend this spring? Look no further than our ski festivals story which is updated regularly with the latest mountain events.

Check out this past weekend at Sun Peaks to get you stoked for slush cup season.

More snow stoke

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