Located just an hour from Montreal, Mont Tremblant Resort is one of Canada’s most accessible ski destinations. Its trails were expertly created for all levels. With 22 beginner, 28 intermediate, 32 difficult, and 14 expert trails, it’s the perfect all-rounder resort in Quebec. Similar to Whistler, Mont Tremblant’s pedestrian village is also known for its excellent après-ski spots.
Big White is the resort for ski in/out convenience as even the village’s main street is a designated ski run. Ski Canada magazine named it the Best Family Resort in 2016, and it has something to offer everyone. There’s over 15 miles (25km) of cross-country skiing trails, 118 runs, and the Mega Snow Coaster tube park. Big White is located near Kelowna in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.
Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Rd, Kelowna, BC, Canada, +1 250 765 3101
Le Massif is located about one hour east of Quebec City in the Charlevoix Region. This record-breaking mountain resort is known for its views of the St. Lawrence River and combination of trails. It’s the highest point – which equals the greatest vertical drop (2,526 feet or 770 meters) – east of the Canadian Rockies. It also has the highest annual snowfall in eastern Canada. With 45 percent beginner and intermediate runs, there’s plenty to try for those just starting out.
Le Massif, 1350 Rue Principale, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC, Canada, +1 877 536 2774
Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Quebec City, Mont-Sainte-Anne is a great resort for all levels. It has three snow parks and 66 trails, with nearly half of the runs designated for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Mont-Sainte-Anne has a village with many accommodation options, too, as well as restaurants and retail shops.
Mont-Sainte-Anne, 2000 Boulevard du Beau Pré, Beaupré, QC, Canada, +1 418 827 4561
This resort near Kamloops is the second largest in British Columbia and third largest in Canada. Its size means there’s a run for everyone, and it’s known for being an all-rounder resort. Sun Peaks Resort consists of three peaks: Mount Tod, Mount Morrisey, and Sundance. It has perfect nursery slopes to practice on before progressing to one of many intermediate runs.
Sun Peaks Resort, 1280 Alpine Rd, Sun Peaks, BC, Canada, +1 250 578 7222