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Blue Mountain, Canada

Blue Mountain ski holidays

Established in 1941 the Canadian ski resort Blue Mountain lies at 230 metres altitude in the Ontario region of the Canadian ?. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 450m the area is not snow sure. Over 16 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 100 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Blue Mountain is Toronto Pearson International at a distance of 168km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to March.

SNO-man says

Established by Jozo Weider in 1941, Intrawest bought a 50% share in the area in January 1999. One of the largest year-round resorts from the dozens of Ontario ski centres. There are more facilities at Collingwood, 11km (6 miles) from the slopes. The local 18 Hole Monterra Golf course is one of Canada's top ten courses. The Toronto Ski Club is based here and is one of Canada's oldest ski clubs, founded in 1924. The members were instrumental in the growth of skiing in the province, promoting the sport throughout the 1930's, 40's, and 50's by establishing several Ontario ski clubs - their web site is http://www.torontoskiclub.on.ca/

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs ?km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 7 runs ?km
24% 
Advanced Trails
 10 runs ?km
45%  Expert Trails
 17 runs ?km
31% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain 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$? - C$?
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesMar 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs ?km
total length of Blue Mountain trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 1.2km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation E
direction Blue Mountain area faces
Top Altitude 450m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 230m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 230m
centre of Blue Mountain ski resort
Vertical Drop 220m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 220m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Blue Mountain web cams
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Skiing in Blue Mountain

36 pistes and trails means approximately ?km of runs. 15 Blue Mountain lifts have capacity to transport 25640 per hour. The longest run in the Canadian ski resort is over 1.2km.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 24% intermediate, 45% advanced slopes and 31% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Elevator Shaft run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Blue Mountain after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Blue Mountain

Of the 15 ski lifts, 6 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Blue Mountain is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 2 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Blue Mountain Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

2 apres ski bars 20 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 3 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 5 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Live Entertainment, Weight Training.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Blue Mountain" by any other name

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

The direction which the various Blue Mountain 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. Blue Mountain has slopes facing E.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Blue Mountain Ski/Snowboard School and has 360 teachers teaching in English and taking students from a minimum age of 2.? ? 4450231

Blue Mountain for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Blue Mountain for intermediates  gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Blue Mountain for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Blue Mountain for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Blue Mountain: 0km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N

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

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

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

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

Blue Mountain non skiing facilities also include Live Entertainment, Weight Training.


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