Skiing Holidays

Skiing Holidays to Canada

Canada is a breathtaking country that boasts some of the worlds top ski destinations. A lot of Canadian ski resorts are easily accessible and located 1-2 hours from the nation's major airports. Many people choose to take skiing holidays to Canada due to their resorts' impressive features that cater to all levels of skiers, such as varying terrain, excellent powder, fantastic verticals, modern lifts and wowing scenery.

Skiing Holidays to Canada: The Fernie Alpine Resort

The Fernie Alpine Resort is known to be a strong contender among the newly established ski resorts in Canada. Built in 2009, Fernie Alpine grows in popularity each ski season. This resort is nestled in the Kootenay Rockies, which is only three hours by car from Calgary, Alberta. Skiers who have visited Fernie Alpine rave about its amazing powder snow and since this resort is not heavily travelled, there is less of a chance one has to deal with large crowds while on the slopes. There is always an adequate supply of powder snow because Fernie Alpine gets approximately 29 feet of snowfall per ski season.

In addition, this resort provides an array of green and blue runs designed to challenge even the most experienced skier. Beginners also have plenty from which to choose at this 107-trail resort. What Fernie Alpine has that a lot of Canadian ski resorts do not is the opportunity for visitors to ski in and out from their accommodations. Ski fanatics enjoy being able to travel from their door to the slopes; this is quite the added benefit that makes a standard ski holiday extra special. Those who decide to travel with their children will find that Fernie Alpine is family friendly, boasting its own childcare centre.

Skiing Holidays to Canada: The Big White Ski Resort

The Big White Ski Resort is another fantastic Canadian ski resort. This resort is situated in British Columbia's Okanagan area. Known as one of Canada's largest ski resorts, Big White is specifically built to be a ski in and out resort, much like Fernie Alpine. Big White is renowned for its perfect snow powder that falls at an average of 25 feet per season as well as its incomparable, pine tree-covered views of the mountain tops and ski slopes. Besides being one of Canada's largest resorts, Big White is also honoured for being a Canadian lodge with the highest elevation in the country. The Kid's Centre at Big White is said to be such a fabulous play place for children that recently, Ski Canada magazine rated Big White as one the best ski resorts for children.

Skiing Holidays to Canada: The Silver Star Resort and The Sun Peaks Resort

The Silver Star Ski Resort and The Sun Peaks Resort are two more excellent places for people to take skiing holidays to Canada. Both Silver Star and Sun Peaks have runs for people with various skill and experience levels. Furthermore, each resort is easily accessible and offers a wide range of other activities for travellers who wish to do other activities besides skiing.

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