Top 10 des meilleures stations de ski dans l’Ouest canadien

There’s nothing better to appreciate the joys of winter than finding yourself at the top of one of the gigantic mountains of the Canadian Rockies, ready to launch into a few meters of powder in a magical setting. Discover our top 10 best ski mountains in Western Canada. 


1. Nakiska Mountain 

Founded for the 1988 Calgary Olympics, this ski mountain boasts superb modern infrastructure. With 79 high-quality slopes, it is a real must-see for ski lovers. Throughout our descent, we enjoy a splendid view of the mountains stretching as far as the eye can see. 

2. Mount Norquay 

This Banff resort will delight ski enthusiasts with its 60 trails spread over more than 190 acres. With a summit rising to 2450 meters, we are treated to a splendid 360 view of the peaks of Banff National Park. 

3. Lake Louise Ski Resort 

One of the largest ski resorts in North America with over 4,000 acres of diverse terrain, this resort is perfect for skiers looking for snowy adventures. Also known for its magnificent landscapes, you have the impression of being in an impressive painting when descending one of the 145 slopes of its four slopes. 

The Lake Louise-Ski Resort & Summer Gondola

4. Sunshine Village Ski Resort 

Located just 15 minutes from Banff, it is one of three major ski resorts in the region. Falling up to 9 meters of snow between mid-November and the end of May, it offers a great playground for white gold lovers. For the more adventurous, there are also a host of snow parks with numerous obstacles. 

5. Marmot Basin 

The only alpine ski resort in Jasper National Park, it has no fewer than 91 ski trails ranging from beginner to expert level. It is possible to ski there 6 months a year in a splendid panorama, from mid-November to early May.  


1. Kimberley Alpine Resort 

An ideal resort for a family holiday, Kimberley Alpine Resort offers great days of skiing in addition to a host of activities, including bowling, cinema and ice rink. Ski enthusiasts let off steam on some of the 68 mostly intermediate-level slopes. We appreciate this relaxed and authentic resort.  



2. Fernie Alpine Resort 

Located near the border with Alberta and boasting 142 trails, Fernie resort is particularly popular with ski enthusiasts. Receiving nearly 11 meters of snow annually, it is also one of the Rockies’ classics. Between pristine nature, wide open spaces and friendly premises, the whole family will enjoy this destination. 

3. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort 

Steep falls, glades and groomers… This is where you can experience the ultimate Rocky Mountain ski experience. Known for its generous amounts of powder, this resort is the perfect place to play in the snow. End your day at “Eagle’s Eye”, the highest altitude restaurant in Canada.  

4. Whistler Blackcomb 

The two largest side-by-side ski mountains in North America welcome us to their immense playground with endless possibilities for any winter sports enthusiast. The most daring try “heliskiing” to conquer uncharted peaks. In the evening, its lively city will delight you: 5-star restaurants, shopping and nightlife.  

5. Cypress Mountain 

Just a 30-minute drive from Vancouver, this resort is perfect for travelers spending a few days in this big city and wanting to try out the skiing experience in the area. Going down the 612 meters of altitude, you can enjoy the superb views of the city. 


No matter which corner of Western Canada you choose to visit, you will be pampered by the large amount of snow that falls there, promising wonderful memories. Which mountain will you add to your bucket list ? Pssst! Groupe Voyages Québec lets you discover Western Canada in winter!