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Red Mountain Resort

Red Mountain Resort

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Red Mountain Resort has received many accolades from #8 in the New York Times'"46 Best Places in the World to Visit", to #1 Ski town in Powder Magazine's"Ski Town Throwdown", to "Most Underrated Resort" and "the best ski bar in North America".  Sitting in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies, Red Mountain Resort is the hidden jewel of BC's Powder Highway region.

 

 

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Resort Overview

Red Mountain Resort is one of the biggest ski areas in BC, offering incredibly diverse terrain with a 2,919 foot vertical drop (884 meters), over 300 inches (750cm) of annual snowfall, world renowned tree skiing, wide-open groomed runs, terrain park, and easy-to-access sidecountry.  With a massive terrain expansion on Grey Mountain, Red's 3rd peak, skiers and snowboarders can now access an additional 997 ski-able acres.  A new quad chairlift will service the summit of Grey, starting in the 2013-14 season.

Red Mountain Resort boasts  modern ski in/ski out lodging, fine dining, shopping, a professional ski school, guiding, high performance equipment rentals, day care, and a free shuttle to Rossland.  Other activities include snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, movie nights, and apres ski partying at Rafters Bar, ranked as North America's Best Ski Area Bar by Powder Magazine.  All this is seasoned with an authentic ski town vibe, friendly locals, and historical charm. The city of Rossland is located minutes away from the resort, offering a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafes, spas, and shopping.

Red Mountain Resort is located in Rossland, just 8km north of the US/Canada border in the heart of the West Kootenay region of British Columbia.  Rossland is a 3.5 hour drive from Kelowna, BC International Airport.  Daily regional flights are available with Air Canada from Vancouver and Calgary to Castlegar's West Kootenay Regional Airport (35 minutes from Red).

*While at Red Mountain Resort, Spend an adventurous day cat skiing with Big Red Cats, visit their website at www.bigredcatskiing.com to learn more.

Option of skiing up to 2 days at Whitewater

Resort Activities

Red Mountain Resort Activities Guide

Congratulations on selecting Red Mountain Resort as your Skican vacation destination!  Although Red is best known for its terrific skiing/riding, the area offers plenty of additional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.

Cross Country Skiing

The Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club, located very near to the mountain, has over 30km of trails that range from easy and rolling to steep and winding. You can find 2 warming cabins and a day lodge along the route.

Snowmobiling

The Kootenay Mountains offer some of the best Snowmobiling in the world. Enjoy the trails around Rossland or take a snowmobile tour to one of the many interesting destinations like the top of Granite Mountain. Several tours are available to suit every level. Make sure to book early; they fill up fast!

Snowshoeing

At the base of Red Mountain Resort, beginners will find the 1km Snowshoe route ideal for enjoying the fresh air. If you're feeling more ambitious, you can head into Red’s backcountry to find even more trails to explore.

*Skican does not endorse these activities and you undertake them at your own risk.

Trail Maps

Trail maps for Red Mountain Resort are shown below. Downloads are PDF wherever possible.

Ski Conditions

Available ski and weather conditions for Red Mountain Resort are shown below. Click on icons for long-term forecasts.

Mountain Statistics
Red Mountain Resort
Mountain Statistics
Vertical: 2,920 ft
Average Snowfall: 25 ft
Longest Run: 7 km
X-country Skiing: 30 km
Total Area: 4,200 acres
Trails: 88
Bowls: Yes

Lifts
Total Lifts: 7
Quad Chairs: 2
Triple Chairs: 2
Double Chairs: 1
Surface Lifts: 2

Ski Terrain
Beginner: 16%
Intermediate: 47%
Expert: 37%

Snowboard Terrain
Terrain Parks: 1
Whitewater
Mountain Statistics
Vertical: 2,044 ft
Average Snowfall: 40 ft
Total Area: 1,184 acres
Trails: 78
Bowls: Yes

Lifts
Total Lifts: 4
Triple Chairs: 1
Double Chairs: 2
Surface Lifts: 1

Ski Terrain
Beginner: 12%
Intermediate: 32%
Expert: 56%

Snowboard Terrain
Terrain Parks: 1

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Red Mountain Resort Accommodation

Slalom Creek
Located closest to the Day Lodge, and the newest building on site, these offer the best of luxury at Red Mountain. All units feature gourmet kitchens, spacious living areas, washer/dryer, and flat screen TV with DVD. This property also provides underground parking with elevator access, free wi-fi, and an entertainment lounge. All units except the 1 bedroom have a private hot tub. Some units have a BBQ.
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Morning Star
Just across the ski hill parking lot from the lifts, Morning Star offers 1 & 2 bedroom units with spectacular views of both Red and Granite Mountains. Fully equipped kitchens, living areas, and private hot tubs will ensure a great stay! This property also provides underground parking with elevator access and free wi-fi.
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Red Robs
These 2 bedroom units, with or without hot tubs, cater to couples and families who are looking for a great place to stay, at a great price. These are multilevel units with fully equipped kitchen and living space downstairs, and bedrooms upstairs. Includes underground parking, in-house washer and dryer, and free wi-fi. 2-bedroom units have access to a shared hot tub. Deluxe units have a private hot tub. All units have a BBQ. Common area with seating and games room.
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Silvertip Lodge
These 2 and 3 bedroom units include full kitchens, living areas and private hot tubs on the balcony. Within a 5-minute walk of the Day Lodge, these condos include underground parking, TV/DVD player, in-house washer and dryer, a private hot tub, and free wi-fi.
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The Lofts
Two private bedrooms, with an open spacious loft bedroom upstairs ensures that everyone has their own space! These townhouses are conveniently located within easy walking distance of the Day Lodge. Each unit provides a full kitchen, washer/dryer, private heated garage, free wi-fi, and private hot tub, and BBQ.
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Copper Chalets
Three level townhouse style accommodation at its best! These units wrap you in the warmth of mountain luxury, with a full kitchen, BBQ, private heated garage, private hot tub, in-house washer/dryer, and free wi-fi.
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White Wolf Cabins
Your own private mountain cabin! Each three level stand-alone cabin includes 4 bedrooms, a huge living area, full kitchen, private heated garage, washer/dryer, free wi-fi, and a private hot tub.
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Prestige Mountain Resort Rossland
Located in downtown Rossland, the Prestige offers spacious guest rooms and suites to suit every traveller's needs. Home to the DandiLion Wellness Centre & Spa. Complimentary wifi. Studios have a 2 burner stovetop, dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils.
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