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BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN

Whistler Blackcomb is a ski resort located in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. By far it is the largest ski resort in North America and has the greatest uphill lift capacity. It features the Peak 2 Peak Gondola for moving between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains at the top. With all of this capacity, Whistler Blackcomb is also often the busiest ski resort, often surpassing 2 million visitors a year.

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Conditions

With a peak elevation of 2,436m, Blackcomb gets the most snow compared to the other mountains. There are a total of 268 trails so there won't ever be a dull moment on Blackcomb.


Accessibility

Located in Whistler, BC. Blackcomb Mountain is a 2 hour drive from Vancouver via the 99 Hwy. Both Whistler villages have lifts that will bring you up to the top of the mountain


Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Overview

CYPRESS MOUNTAIN

Cypress Mountain is home to many local snowboarders because of its quick drive from Vancouver. It contains 3 mountains called Mount Strachan, Black Mountain and Hollyburn Mountain. They offer many services from rentals to skiing and snowboarding lessons for kids.

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Conditions
Cypress is one of the largest local mountains around because of it peak elevation of 1,440mDue to its location, the snow conditions can be quite disappointing so the mountain tends to open later into the season. Sometimes it might rain depending on the month making the conditions not ideal.
Accessibility

Located in North Vancouver, BC Cypress mountain is a 1 hour drive from Vancouver via 99 hwy. The drive up is quite easy but sometimes there will be police checking for speed. Especially when there is snow or ice on the road to be cautious drive slower.

Cypress Mountain Trail

GROUSE MOUNTAIN

Known as the Peak of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain never fails to disappoint with its decorations and lights. The mountain also has one of the coolest chalets out of all the mountains. One of the cool things about this mountain is the Eye of the Wind, which is the first wind turbine to be built in North America in a high elevation.

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Conditions

With a peak elevation of 1,231m Grouse is considered a small mountain but they make that up by creating man-made snow which is equipped on 80% of their trails.  Their trails consist mostly intermediate trails and on top of that there are terrain parks off all difficulties all over the mountain. 

Accessibility

Located 45min away from Vancouver it's the easiest mountain to drive to because of their gondola which takes you from the elevation of 274m to 1231m. 

Grouse Mountains' Eye of the Wind

SEYMOUR MOUNTAIN

Seymour Mountain is the smallest mountain in the three local mountains but they still pack a bunch of things with little space. They have 4 terrain parks and 40 trails plus a lot off trail terrain to explore. Rental and School is available and because it is family owned they have a lot of events such as Student nights and Ladies night.

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Conditions

With a peak elevation of 1,265m Seymour is one of the mountains which get the most snow considering the entire season.  

Accessibility

Located in East side of North Vancouver Seymour mountain is a 1 hour drive from Vancouver. The drive up is fairly easy but be advised that roads get icy from times to times. 

Seymour Base of Operations

MANNING PARK

Manning park is one of the biggest mountains for boarders who like to ride park. The mountain is full of jumps and boxes to play with. The mountain is named after Ernest Callaway Manning, chief forester of British Columbia and is family owned.

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Conditions

With a peak elevation of 1,789m Manning is a small mountain with slightly higher elevation, and its location further inland, they offer some of the best fresh powder in BC and perfectly groomed slopes throughout the ski season.

Accessibility

Located 1 hour from Hope, BC Manning park is a 3 hour drive from Vancouver via 3 hwy. The drive up the mountain is quite beautiful and features all the nature BC has to offer.

Manning Park chair lifts

SASQUATCH MOUNTAIN

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is a small ski resort located in the Douglas Ranges near Chehalis, British Columbia, Canada, between the towns of Mission and Agassiz. Personally one of the mountains you should go to once a year because of it's beauty and long runs.

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Conditions

With a peak elevation of 1,317m Sasquatch is a fairly small mountain but due to the location it does get cold throughout the winter season which gives it a nice 11m average of snowfall . With a total of 34 trails to ride and 4 lifts to bring you up there is usually never a line to get up to the mountain.

Accessibility

Located in Agassiz, BC Sasquatch mountain is a 2 hour drive from Vancouver via 1 hwy. The drive up the mountain is quite dangerous from time to time depending on weather conditions. It is recommended you have a 4 wheel drive car and always carry chains.

Sasquatch Mountain Base chair lifts