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.
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/
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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.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||C$? - C$?|
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Mar 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Blue Mountain trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||1.2km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Blue Mountain area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Blue Mountain ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 220m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
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
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
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
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.