A Winter Paradise
Get your powder fix at Red Mountain on the 3850 acres of lift access skiing, or go off-piste with Big Red Cats, and cross country on the BlackJack Trails. Red Resort offers a brand-new boutique hotel & a modern hostel at The Josie and it’s voted the #8 Best Place In The World to Visit, by the NY Times. Red hosts 8 ski lifts with plenty of snow on the surrounding mountain ranges. A hidden gem treasured by powder hounds!
Looking for an unforgettable vertically inclined experience? Western Canada’s original ski resort is the ambitious terrain you’re looking for. The resort covers three different peaks with 6 chairs. Spend the weekend at Red Resort and ski into your accommodation at many of the mountain condos, The Josie Hotel, the Nowhere Special Hostel, Red Mountain Village or Red Lodging.
If you’re a newbie to skiing or an intermediate wanting to polish your technique – lessons are offered at Black Jack Ski Club & Red Mountian Resort.
Big Red Cats
Your backcountry skiing & snowboarding operation. 19,300 acres of incredible tree skiing and some of the best glade skiing in the world. It would take about 2 years to ski all the runs – that’s a big area! Safety is BIG for Big Red Cats with their full-time snow safety team and testing any slopes that might be worrisome.
Stay at the 6 bedroom Big Red Lodge and enjoy a catered meal or head over to one of the ski hill restaurants!
In the heart of the mountains take your skiing to the next level with a unique heli-skiing experience that is waiting for your arrival. Here you’ll be able to find those vast mountainous bowls and chutes you’ve been seeking in 150,000 acres of outstanding terrain.
An exclusive haven with only a dozen other skiers in an extravagant timber frame lodge! Dazzle your palate & wrap up that powder day with a culinary experience with Chef Jeremy Tucker, paired with a perfect bottle of wine recommended by their in-house certified sommelier.
Added bonus is ending your day with a firework show!
Black Jack Cross Country Skiing
If you’re looking for a low-impact Winter excursion, cross country skiing at Black Jack has a wealth of snowfall, wonderful grooming, and plenty of trails to explore. There are 60 kms of groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. It’s ranked as one of the best cross-country ski areas in Western Canada, hosting many prominent races such as the NorAm Canada Cups and the Canadian Master’s Championship. BlackJack is not just about the trails, it’s also a well known ski club with over 700 members. Fun fact: 1 in 6 Rosslanders is a Black Jack member, goes to show the love for skiing in Rossland!
Night Skiing at Salmo Ski Hill
Up for a nighttime adventure? Try the night skiing Salmo. Entirely lit runs that are always groomed to precision. Various terrain for the mogul skiing, racers, terrain park, and a bunny hill for the kids or beginners! Some good family fun can be found here and with no lift lines.