Red Mountain Resort, Rossland, BC

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Red Mountain Resort in British Columbia and Escape2ski connect you to Powder Highway skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lodging and webcams. Red Mountain Resort is located in the Monashee Mountains, near Rossland BC. The area was originally a mining area dating back to 1890 when deposits of gold and copper were discovered. Red was […]

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Red Mountain Resort in British Columbia and Escape2ski connect you to Powder Highway skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lodging and webcams. Red Mountain Resort is located in the Monashee Mountains, near Rossland BC. The area was originally a mining area dating back to 1890 when deposits of gold and copper were discovered. Red was one of the pioneers in this area as the origin of Red skiing dates back over 100 years. Red Mountain Resort is moving into the limelight as it most recently it gained attention from Skiing Magazine as the “Most Under-rated Resort”. It is also gaining an international reputation for its powder snow – an average 300in/762cm a year as well as for its epic vertical. Red Mountain is part of the famous “Powder Highway” of British Columbia which is a collection of 8 Ski Resorts, 9 Nordic Centres, 9 Heli-Skiing operations and 10 Snowcat skiing and snowboarding operations.

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On the Slopes

  • Red Mountain Resort is made up of three mountain areas Red, Granite and Grey and boasts acres and acres of pristine terrain that offers a great selection of 110 trails suited for every ability level. Please note that the mountain does lean slightly more toward a more advanced/expert snowrider.
  • In 2013/2014, the resort added almost 1000 acres of new terrain to Grey Mountain; adding even more wide-open groomers, with great fall lines to its selection of intermediate and advanced runs.
  • Looking for wide-open, groomed runs for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders, try Red’s Silverlode and Paradise areas, each has a lot to offer.
  • Red Mountain Resort prides itself on uncrowded slopes, fresh turns that you don’t have to fight for and short lift lines, giving you lots of room to explore.
  • Due to its high quality terrain and high levels of snowfall, Red Mountain is perfect for Cat and Heli Skiing. Visit their site to find out more about the selection tour operators available to help you plan your experience.

Off the Slopes

  • Red Mountain resort offers a great selection of additional winter activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice-skating just to name a few. Red Mountain also offers Back Country touring as well, but please keep in mind that this is for extremely experienced skiers and boarders only.
  • If you are looking for some après ski, Red Mountain boasts some of the best après action in the area, from movie nights to the famed Rafters Bar, which was named “North America’s Best Ski Area Bar” by Powder Magazine, there’s something for everyone.
  • Red Mountain also offers slope-side accommodations and dining options or you can choose to stay in the charming, Alpine town of Rossland with friendly locals and a good selection of accommodation, dining, shopping and nightlife.
  • Red Mountain is easily accessible by shuttle service to and from the town of Rossland BC.
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Mountain Information

Current Status: Open

Mountain Essentials

Vertical Drop:
2919 ft / 890 m

Base Elevation:
3888 ft / 1185 m

Summit Elevation:
6807 ft / 2075 m

Skiable Area:
2877 acres

Average Snowfall:
300 in / 762 cm

Trail Map

Snow Report

Weather Conditions

Mountain Terrain

Total Trails: 110

Beginner: 17 (16%)

Intermediate: 52 (47%)

Advanced: 21 (19%)

Expert: 20 (18%)

Terrain Parks: 1

Snow Cross: No

Super Pipe: No

Half / Mini Pipe: No

Jib Park: Yes

Services

Ski & Snowboard School: Both

Rentals & Repairs: Yes

Parking:  Free

Retail Shops: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Children’s Ski Programs: Yes

Women's Ski Programs: Yes

Adaptive Ski Programs: Yes

Childcare: Yes

Day Lodges: Yes

Restaurants: Yes

Distance from...

Nearest Airport:
Trail BC , 16mi / 25km

Nearest Major City:
Trail BC, 9mi / 15km

Nearest Town/City:
Rossland BC, 3mi / 5km

Contact Info

Central Reservations: 1-877-969-7669

Direct Phone: 250-362-7384

Snow Phone: 250-362-5500

Mountain Operations

Season Dates: Dec 9 to Apr 1

Skiing & Snowboarding: Both

Days Operating: Everyday

Operating Hours:
9:00am to 3:00pm until Feb 15 : 9:00am to 3:30pm after Feb 16 : See website for any updates

Night Skiing: No

Lift Ticket Prices

Webcams

Lift Information

Total Lifts: 7

Trams: 0

Gondolas: 0

Chondolas: 0

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Express Six: 0

Express Quads: 0

Express Triples: 0

Quads: 2

Triples: 2

Doubles: 1

Surface Lifts: 2

Lodging

Mountainside: Yes

Within 30mi / 48km: Yes

Closest Airport(s)

Airport Convenience Ranking™

Trail Regional Airport  (YZZ)
Distance: 16 mi / 25 km
Ranking: No Major Airline Use

West Kootenay Regional Airport  (YCG)
Distance: 34 mi / 54 km
Ranking: Possible Weather Closures

Canadian Rockies Intl Airport  (YXC)
Distance: 160 mi / 257 km
Ranking: Most Convenient

Helpful Links

Ski Resort Website

Mountainside Lodging

Nearby Lodging

Tourism Site

Resort Shuttle Service

Airport Transportation