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Best Skiing/Snowboarding Resorts in Canada West
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Western Canada is home to the highest and largest ski resorts on the continent, with skiing and snowboarding spanning from the Canadian Rockies to the Coast Mountains of Canada. Some of the most popular ski resorts in Canada west are considered to be global destinations.

The following is a ranking of the best ski and snowboard resorts in Canada west by height. Accurately compare some of the best Canadian ski/snowboarding resorts - what is the height of Whistler, height of Blackcomb, Lake Louise height, Revelstoke height, Panorama height, etc.

Revelstoke Ski Resort, British Columbia

Revelstoke height based on total elevation difference is 5997 ft

5620 ft

3000-3500 acres

Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia

Whistler height based on total elevation difference is 5678 ft

5234 ft

over 8000 acres

Panorama Ski Resort, British Columbia

Panorama height based on total elevation difference is 3979 ft

3979 ft

2500-3000 acres

Kicking Horse Ski Resort, British Columbia

Kicking Horse height based on total elevation difference is 3881 ft

3790 ft

2500-3000 acres

Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Lake Louise height based on total elevation difference is 3235 ft

3150 ft

4000-4500 acres

Red Mountain Ski Resort, British Columbia

Red Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 2833 ft

2833 ft

1500-2000 acres

Castle Mountain Ski Resort, Alberta

Castle Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 2820 ft

2820 ft

1000-1500 acres

Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia

Fernie height based on total elevation difference is 2821 ft

2780 ft

2500-3000 acres

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Sun Peaks height based on total elevation difference is 2682 ft

2682 ft

3000-3500 acres

Silver Star Ski Resort, British Columbia

Silver Star height based on total elevation difference is 2422 ft

2422 ft

2500-3000 acres

Nakiska Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Nakiska height based on total elevation difference is 2411 ft

2411 ft

500-750 acres

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Big White height based on total elevation difference is 2603 ft

2283 ft

2500-3000 acres

Jasper's Marmot Basin Ski Resort, Alberta

Jasper's Marmot Basin height based on total elevation difference is 2869 ft

2240 ft

1500-2000 acres

Powder King Ski Resort, British Columbia

Powder King height based on total elevation difference is 1885 ft

1885 ft

250-500 acres

Kimberley Ski Resort, British Columbia

Kimberley height based on total elevation difference is 2191 ft

1877 ft

1000-1500 acres

Banff Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Banff Sunshine Village height based on total elevation difference is 3686 ft

1864 ft

3000-3500 acres

Apex Mountain Resort, British Columbia

Apex height based on total elevation difference is 1854 ft

1854 ft

750-1000 acres

Troll Ski Resort, British Columbia

Troll height based on total elevation difference is 1709 ft

1693 ft

500-750 acres

Cypress Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Cypress height based on total elevation difference is 1655 ft

1655 ft

500-750 acres

Murray Ridge Ski Area, British Columbia

Murray Ridge height based on total elevation difference is 1645 ft

1645 ft

250-500 acres

Mt. Washington Alpine Resort, British Columbia

Mt. Washington height based on total elevation difference is 1582 ft

1540 ft

1000-1500 acres

Hudson Bay Ski Resort, British Columbia

Hudson Bay height based on total elevation difference is 1729 ft

1527 ft

250-500 acres

Shames Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Shames Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 1470 ft

1470 ft

100-250 acres

Banff Mt. Norquay Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Banff Mt. Norquay height based on total elevation difference is 1640 ft

1380 ft

250-500 acres

Mt. Cain Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Cain height based on total elevation difference is 1358 ft

1358 ft

100-250 acres

Harper Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Harper height based on total elevation difference is 1300 ft

1300 ft

100-250 acres

Mt. Baldy Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Baldy height based on total elevation difference is 1290 ft

1290 ft

500-750 acres

Whitewater Winter Resort, British Columbia

Whitewater height based on total elevation difference is 1454 ft

1225 ft

500-750 acres

Grouse Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Grouse Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 1152 ft

1152 ft

100-250 acres

Hemlock Valley Ski Resort, British Columbia

Hemlock Valley height based on total elevation difference is 1108 ft

1108 ft

250-500 acres

Salmo Ski Area, British Columbia

Salmo height based on total elevation difference is 1100 ft

1100 ft

100-250 acres

Manning Park Ski Resort, British Columbia

Manning Park height based on total elevation difference is 1411 ft

1080 ft

250-500 acres

Purden Ski Village, British Columbia

Purden height based on total elevation difference is 1046 ft

1046 ft

250-500 acres

Mt. Seymour Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Seymour height based on total elevation difference is 1052 ft

945 ft

100-250 acres

Mt. Timothy Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Timothy height based on total elevation difference is 887 ft

887 ft

250-500 acres

Phoenix Mountain Ski Resort, British Columbia

Phoenix Mountain height based on total elevation difference is 677 ft

677 ft

100-250 acres

Canada Olympic Park, Alberta

Canada Olympic Park height based on total elevation difference is 345 ft

345 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Canadian Rockies

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Fernie Resort in BC

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Red Mountain Resort in BC

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Kimberley in BC

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Panorama Mountain Village in BC

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