Ski British Columbia

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Ski British Columbia, Canada

Skiing in British Columbia is an experience not to be missed with the spectacular scenery and impressive variety of resorts. 


There are runs for all levels of skier, but plenty of challenge for the advanced skier.  Terrain includes high bowls, glaciers, terrain parks, pipes and back country skiing.  Vancouver is the main access point to this winter wonderland and is worth a visit by itself.  


You can enjoy just about any type of winter sport in British Columbia, including downhill, snowboarding, deep powder, snowshoeing, cross-country and dog sledding.  As if that is not enough, they have a long ski season, with spring skiing through June.  Blackcomb Mountain is open for glacier skiing through August.  All attention will be on Vancouver and Whistler-Blackcomb in 2010 as it will be the venue for the Winter Olympics.


Whistler / Blackcomb

Whistler and Blackcomb mountains sit side by side and offer up over 8000 acres of terrain for skiing.  The resorts are located approx. 70 miles from Vancouver.  This area has everything to deserve its ranking as a top ski destination.   You can experience above the tree line skiing, snowboarding and glacier skiing, there is something to thrill every winter sports enthusiast, as well as great nightlife and après ski activities.  For Boarders there is plenty of fun on offer with Chipmunk Rail Park, Whistler Pipe, several Terrain Parks and a Super Pipe.