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Ski resorts for advanced skiers and freeriding Western Canada

Best ski resorts for advanced skiers in Western Canada (best difficult slopes, ski routes) as well as best powder snow skiing/freeriding in Western Canada


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1-19 out of 19 ski resorts

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The backside of the mountain at Putnam Creek is the territory for advanced skiers. Numerous... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 45 km (39%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Fernie ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers. The difficult slopes stretch across five... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 42 km (30%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Whistler Blackcomb ski resort is paradise for advanced skiers. Unlimited powder slopes are... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 50 km (25%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Sunshine Village ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers with its difficult and extreme... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 34 km (31%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Sun Peaks ski resort offers many possibilities for advanced skiers. Difficult slopes are... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 43.5 km (32%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will find what they're looking for at the Marmot Basin ski resort. There are some... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 39 km (43%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers love the North Bowl and Greely Bowl. There are numerous powder runs and many... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 21 km (38%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Kicking Horse ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers and freeriders. The entire ski... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 60 km (60%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Taynton Bowl and the Extreme Dream Zone are well known amongst advanced skiers. You can race... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 25 km (25%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Castle Mountain ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers and powder freaks. Unlimited,... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (69%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Powder Bowls on the back side of the ski resort are a paradise for advanced skiers. Numerous... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 42 km (30%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Nakiska ski resort offers some perfectly groomed difficult slopes where advanced skiers can... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6.1 km (24%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are many difficult slopes for advanced skiers and a good balance between powder snow runs and... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 22.4 km (44%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Big White is an attractive ski resort for advanced skiers. There are plenty of freeride areas in... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 29.4 km (28%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will feel right at home in the Black Forest area. There are many difficult slopes... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 30 km (38%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort offers the steepest slopes in Canada. Advanced skiers will find ungroomed steep runs... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 7.2 km (44%)

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Difficult slopes lead down from the Peak into the Blueberry Bowl. Advanced skiers will get their... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 13.4 km (41%)

Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

There are only three advanced runs at the Brockton chairlift and a few steep sections at the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (22%)

Test result: 1 out of 5 stars

There are no difficult slopes at the Canada Olympic Park.

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • no freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 0 km (0%)
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