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Apex, Canada

Apex ski holidays

Established in 1951 the Canadian ski resort Apex lies at ? metres altitude in the British Columbia region of the Canadian Rockies? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 10 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Apex is Penticton at a distance of 33km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

With a motto of " Real skiing, real people, real value", Apex Alpine aims to offer the true spirit of skiing, not the corporate 'plastic smiles' one. Currently completing a $20 million expansion, the resort has been voted "The Best Small Destination Resort in Canada" by Ski Canada Magazine.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
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?%  Intermediate Trails
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Advanced Trails
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?%  Expert Trails
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Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Apex snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Apex snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) C$389 - C$389
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs ?km
total length of Apex trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Apex area faces
Top Altitude 2210m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1600.25m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 600.25m
centre of Apex ski resort
Vertical Drop 603m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 603m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Apex web cams
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Skiing in Apex

61 pistes and trails means approximately ?km of runs. 5 Apex lifts have capacity to transport 8684 per hour. The longest run in the Canadian ski resort is over 5km.

The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Apex after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Apex

Of the 5 ski lifts, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Apex is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 122 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Apex Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

0 apres ski bars 3 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Broomball, Casino Nights, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Football, Volleyball (More Facilities in Nearby City of Penticton).

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Apex" by any other name

The Canadian resort is also known as and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Apex slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Apex has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Apex

Apex ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Apex Ski and Snowboard School and has ? teachers teaching in English and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? www.apexresort.com 2928222

Apex for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Apex for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Apex for expert skiers   gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Apex for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Apex

Apex snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Apex: 52km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 52km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 1     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Apex

Apex snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 1 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0

Apex non skiing facilities also include Broomball, Casino Nights, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Football, Volleyball (More Facilities in Nearby City of Penticton).


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