Every corner of British Columbia offers charming winter activities for whole of the family. It is a mixture of both wilderness and bustling metro life, which you can enjoy for most of the seasonal relaxation. British Columbian winter vacation will let you have access to all the activities you may have been waiting eagerly. For extracting total joy of your stay use British Columbia cottage rental to have a worry free stay. You can make your choice of available winter activities in BC out of activities like cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding and many others. This area is famous all over the world for sleigh rides, dog sledding, cross country skiing and ice fishing to name a few. British Columbia radiates warmth during icy winters in northern part of the continent.
Cypress Mountain, Vancouver, BC
It won?t be a justice unless the admiration of this place is recounted with being elected venue for hosting 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding and Freestyle Skiing events. This mountain boasts of 52 trails accessed through 9 lifts. The skiing facilities go for Night skiing and Nordic skiing besides facilities for snow tubing and snowshoeing.
Purden Ski Village
It is the best skiing and snowboarding area in central British Columbia. This mountain ski village offers 1,200 feet vertical drop of the slop. Lake View trail offers the longest run. You will get all the facility of buying or taking equipments on rent.
This is a famous cross-country skiing ground off Bear Mountain Forest trail. The renowned skiing spots around Dawson Creek area are trail in Beatton Provincial Park, which is a cross-country skiing route and Andy Bailey Provincial Recreation Area. Both skiing areas are known for fluffy powder snow.
Pine Pass is another known skiing ground having powder snow. The pass is located in the wooded area called Powder King. The trail has well groomed slopes and awful drop of 2,100 feet.
West Lake Provincial Park
This park is also known for cross-country skiing, and also tobogganing and snowshoeing. This is an ungroomed trail with a big location suitable for picnic and supported with all necessary shelters.
Big Bam Ski Hill
Big Bam Ski Hill is run by volunteers from the community of Taylor for skiing. Access to the summit is provided through tow lift, the lifting height is 180 feet.
You will find several skiing areas in British Columbia. Some to name are:
- Prince George, the cross-country skiing trail.
- Cottonwood Island skiing trail.
- The skiing trail of the University of Northern British Columbia.
- Moore’s Meadow skiing trail.
There are trails in Tabor Mountain and Otway, which are smaller, but enjoyable ones. In these two places you will be charged a little fee for use. The Eskers Provincial Park on Chief Lake Road and the Giscome Portage Heritage Trail are other skiing trail in Prince George area. If you consider for all skiing trails in BC, it is stunningly large in numbers, some groomed and some not.