Skiing & Snowboarding

  • Nice wide runs for nice wide turns
  • Our warm and cozy ski lodge
  • Night skiing at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
  • A great day out for the kids!

With a total of 14 groomed runs, ranging from green to black in skill level, the slopes provide an ideal family experience. Enjoy the lack of lift lines, the un-crowded trails, run and run of perfect corduroy and panoramic views of the stunning Purcell and Rocky Mountains.

Come see what's new this year at the Aquafina Tube Park. No experience necessary and fun and laughter for the whole family! Or, check out the brand new Kids Terrain Park featuring progressive feautures for beinner to advanced skiers and riders.

The very best après ski is found at Fairmont Hot springs Resort. Nothing matches an exhilarating day on the slopes in the ruggedly beautiful Rockies, followed by a revitalizing and soothing soak in our famous mineral hot pools. Every ski lift pass includes FREE entry to Canada’s largest natural hot mineral pools.

The mountains also beckon nordic skiers, snowshoers, and snowmobilers, while the frozen surfaces of Lake Windermere and the famous Whiteway are perfect for skating and hockey on one of the biggest ponds you`ll ever play. Our guides at B.C. Rockies Adventures have a wide array of other activities to enjoy during the snowy months. From winter hiking to geocaching and bird watching, the team can help you discover the great outdoors.

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Lifts

Sundance Triple Chair — This Dopplemayr Triple Chair climbs 304 vertical metres (1,000 vertical feet) to a mountain of trails for all skiers and riders. If you’ve never used a chairlift before, just ask our Lift Attendant s to help you out.

Snowbird Platter — The Snowbird Platter is easy to load and easy to ride. With multiple unloading zones, it rises gently before steepening near the top of the lift. If you’ve never used a Platter Lift before, just ask our Lift Attendants to help you out.

Magic Carpet — The Magic Carpet located in SnowPlanet is the very best place to learn in the Columbia Valley! Step on and admire the view of jagged mountain peaks while you travel to the top of our Novice slope. Smooth, wide, gentle terrain will help you quickly build confidence.

Ski Chalet

At its lofty elevation of 4,200 feet, our cozy ski chalet offers magnificent views and a broad selection of casual fare for a light breakfast or hearty lunch. After an exhilarating day of skiing or riding the slopes, join in the après-ski fun and relaxation amid the warmth of our roaring wood-burning stone fireplaces, on our large outdoor deck, or in the lively environs of our fully licenced Desperados Lounge.

Helmet Policy

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort recommends wearing helmets for skiing and riding. Skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to educate themselves on the benefits and limitations of helmet usage. The primary safety consideration, and obligation under the Alpine Responsibility Code, is to ski and ride in a controlled and responsible manner.

Hours of operation and Contact Information

  • Season dates: Opening December 20 2013. 
  • Ski Lodge Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily (later during night skiing)
  • Night Skiing Hours: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm (on select dates in February only)
  • Snow Phone: 250.345.6009
  • Ski Ticket Office: 250.345.6029
  • Ski School: 250.345.6037
  • Ski Restaurant: 250.345.6025
  • Ski Lounge: 250.345.6024
  • Ski Shop: 250.345.6466
  • Snow Phone: 250.345.6009