Western Canadian holiday ski guide


Western Canadian holiday ski guide

When it comes to crossing the outdoor winter enthusiast off your gift list, there’s no shortage of options to chose from, be it for one person or the whole family. From ski passes to Western Canadian ski holiday getaways, lesson packages and camps, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite ideas to help you make your holiday shopping and planning easier.

*Keep checking back as we will be adding more as the deals start coming in.

On-hill Holiday Ski Vacations

The Resorts of the Canadian Rockies offers some excellent 5 night/4 day lift ticket holiday packages starting as low as $562, depending on which of its resorts with on-hill accommodations – Kicking Horse, Kimberley or Fernie – you select

Red Mountain has a “Christmas Comes Early” family package which includes 5 nights/4 days of skiing in a deluxe slope side condo, complete with your own private hot tub.

Check out Panorama Mountain Resort’s Christmas in the Mountains package for 4 nights between Dec. 21 and Dec. 27 that will definitely keep money in your pocket for some holiday cheer.

Not a Festive Season holiday package, but definitely one that shouldn’t be overlooked is Sunshine Village’s Five Legendary Days deal, which includes lessons, a welcome reception, tobogganing, a wine and cheese night, plus more.

*Don’t forget to check out the various resorts other multi-day packages; they’re a great idea for those who aren’t able to get away during the festive season.

Off-hill Holiday Vacations

Many of the hotels in Kelowna offer packages that allow you to enjoy the city’s many attractions, yet get as many turns in as you’d like at Big White or if you’re into Nordic skiing, your options include Big White, Telemark Nordic Club and Kelowna Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club.

Whether it’s the Banff Springs Hotel, The Jasper Park Lodge, the Chateau Lake Louise or the Chateau Whistler, you can always count on the Fairmont hotels to do Christmas up like no one else. In-room Christmas trees, kids club, movie nights and so, so much more – all depending on which hotel you’d like to stay at.

More gift ideas

Nothing makes a better gift for the avid skier or rider than a resort card (okay, gear too, but you need to head to the local ski shop). Head over to our Deals section and find out which card will be the best for the one on your list.

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