Red Mountain Ski Resort  

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Address

4300 Red Mountain Rd.
Rossland, BC VOG 1YO
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Overview by Steve Jermanok

Start your Red Mountain experience with a middle-of-the-road cruiser like the Back-Trail off the Red Chairlift or the Paradise Area on Granite Mountain, where you create your own line through the well-spaced pine. Then it's time to up the ante and move on to the Motherlode Chair for some deep steeps, and powder up to the waist if you're lucky enough to find a fresh snow. Orchards and Second Slide will keep you giggling and on your toes as you make your way through the glades. At close to 7,000 feet high and with rarely another skier in view, you might be certain you were planted here by helicopter or cat, but, no, this is a genuine ski area.

Lured by this deep-in-the-mountains appeal, the growing legion of loyal Red skiers would be happy if we simply forgot about this B.C. peak and wrote yet another review of Whistler. Sorry, intrepid lads, it's time other ambitious skiers knew of the 3,000-foot vertical, the 88 trails that slide down both the front and the back of Red and Granite mountains, and the unparalleled off-piste terrain we have yet to discuss. Add those 295 inches of annual snowfall and a locale far removed from the West Coast masses, and you have an off-the-beaten-track playground for advanced skiers. No wonder many of Canada's finest downhill and freestyle skiers honed their craft here.

Nestled in the West Kootenay Mountains in southern British Columbia, Red is only a ten-minute drive across the U.S. border and a 2.5-hour jaunt from the Spokane airport. It's based near Rossland, a former gold mining town that refuses to be gentrified. Think Park City, circa 1950. Red Mountain also has a lengthy skiing history, with the creation of the Red

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Price
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Average Snowfall
295 Inches
Skiable Acreage
2682
Vertical Drop
2919 feet
Terrain:
15% beginner, 40% intermediate, 45% advanced
Number of Runs
110
Number of Lifts
7
Season
Early December to Early April
Related Resources
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Weather for Red Mountain, CA

Current Conditions:
Unknown, 50 F
Forecast:
Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 55 Low: 37
Tue - PM Showers. High: 42 Low: 32
Wed - Rain. High: 39 Low: 37
Thu - Rain. High: 41 Low: 32
Fri - Cloudy. High: 39 Low: 32


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Last Updated: April 07 2014 06:01 PM


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