Expert Skiing in Canada

Canada’s best steeps, deeps, moguls and more.

Whistler

Largest ski area in North America , Consistently vo...

Great for:

  • Groups
  • Families
  • Non-skiers

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Jasper

Crowd free skiing , Friendly town , 4 mountain faces

Great for:

  • Long season
  • Groups
  • Scenery

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Panorama

Unpretentious vibe , Friendly village, Warm side of ...

Great for:

  • Off-piste
  • Families
  • Heli-skiing

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Mont Tremblant

Traffic free village , Award-winning resort , Evenly...

Great for:

  • Families
  • Doorstep skiing
  • Short transfer

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Banff

3 ski resorts, Cosy mountain town, Stunning sights of...

Great for:

  • Long ski breaks
  • Non-skiers
  • Varied terrain

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Fernie

Amazing powder bowls , Award winning ski town, Ski-o...

Great for:

  • Off piste
  • Doorstep skiing
  • Snow sure

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Lake Louise

Legendary ski resort , Designated beginner zones, Ma...

Great for:

  • Groups
  • Scenery
  • Luxury

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Sun Peaks

Ski-out village, Big ski area, Short transfers

Great for:

  • Families
  • Intermediates
  • Activities

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Sunshine Village

Snowsure, Banff ski resort, Gorgeous natural setting

Great for:

  • Experts
  • Families
  • Off-piste

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

Revelstoke

Snow-sure, Modern resort, Extensive heli & cat skiing

Great for:

  • Experts
  • Heliskiing
  • Off-Piste

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Snowboard

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We love Canada for every level, but it’s advanced skiers and snowboarders who can really get the most out of this nation’s awesome mountains.
With serious steeps, champagne powder and whopping great ski areas to explore, these are our ten favourite Canadian resorts for experts.

Canada: Top 10 Advanced Ski & Snowboard Resorts

Consistently voted near, if not at the top of almost every skier’s dream destination as well as most official rankings, Whistler has planted its roots very deeply and is there to stay. This monolithic resort has hosted events like the 2010 Olympics and continues to draw in athletes, holiday makers and anyone else who visits with an intense, immeasurable and undiminishing pull.

Marmot Basin is heaven on earth if you love unpretentious, untamed skiing. The slopes are split evenly for beginners, intermediates and experts, all covered in deliciously dry powder; both Marmot Basin and Jasper Town have a friendly, authentic and down to earth vibe where you’ll feel right at home and the surrounding Rockies are naturally awesome.

Set in the Purcell Mountains within the Canadian Rockies range, Panorama ski holidays provide an unbeatable mix of excellent skiing and take-your-breath-away, soul-rejuvenating views (it’s all in the name!). The atmosphere is intimate and laid back, with slope side hot spring baths, quality accommodation and reliably tasty Rockies’ grub.

If Whoville was a ski resort: Family-focussed and Quebec’s skiing capital, this is one of North America’s oldest, most loved resorts. Whether it’s the brightly coloured village, Franco-Canadian atmosphere or another thing entirely, there’s something seriously enchanting about Mont Tremblant – a ski town like no other where maple taffies meet Savoie fondues.

With a slightly different ski holiday on the cards, spend your days out and about exploring the sights and ski areas of the magnificent national park (featuring some of the best scenery and slopes on the planet) – before heading downtown for hearty Canadian grub, friendly nightlife and world-renowned accommodation in one of North America’s legendary mountain towns.

Whether it’s down to a local legend, the Griz, or just good old Mother Nature, an annual snow depth of more than two double-decker buses is the making of an awesome week on the Rockies. And with those glorious groomers and deep powder bowls up in resort, plus some cool Canadian vibes downtown, what’s not to love about Fernie?

Voted “Best Ski Resort in Canada” (in the World Ski Awards), this is one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever ski. With a unique ski area that lets all abilities ski from every lift, a 360° panorama of Banff National Park and iconic hotels like the lakeside Fairmont Chateau, Lake Louise is truly world class.

Three skiable mountains (forming Canada’s second biggest ski area), a European style ski-out village and oodles of both powder snow and sunshine make Sun Peaks a winner when it comes to hassle free, good time ski holidays.

The highest and the snowiest of the resorts in Banff’s Big 3, Sunshine is also the only Banff resort with slopeside accommodation. This and its world-renowned off-piste means it attracts more serious skiers. But in other respects it’s just like its neighbours, with the kind of stirring scenery and remote woodlands that will leave you at a loss for words.

When Revelstoke opened its doors in 2007, it was the biggest North American ski resort debut for twenty years. With the combined efforts of Revy’s lift, cat, heli and backcountry skiing, it accesses a ridiculous 515,000 acres of terrain, and is the only resort on the planet to offer heli and cat skiing from a single village base.

If you’ve conquered many a mountain and reached expert level, this list for advanced skiers and snowboarders shows you the best resorts for expert skiing in Canada. For once-in-a-lifetime ski holiday and to expand your skills and experience, our top expert resorts in Canada are just the ticket.

These challenging mountain resorts have been listed among the “greatest Canadian resorts for advanced skiing” or “top expert resorts in North America”. They have exhilarating terrain which will your technique to the next level.

Canada’s resorts should be on the to-do list of every advanced skier or snowboarder worth their salt, and the snow conditions, scenery and all-round Canadian cheer will almost certainly draw you back.

If you want to see what the rest of the world has to offer, see our Top 10 list for advanced terrain in the USA, and our guides to France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy over in Europe. Or for the ultimate expert ski holiday, check out our favourite expert resorts worldwide.


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