Where to ski near Vancouver

Top 4 Ski stations near Vancouver

Vancouver is the perfect location for ski and snowboard lovers. We’ve selected 4 great ski resorts to go skiing and snowboarding near Vancouver this winter:
✔️ Grouse Mountain
✔️ Cypress Mountain
✔️ Whisler Blackcomb
✔️ Mount Seymour

1. Grouse Mountain (25 Minutes from Downtown Vancouver)

yes cycle Grouse Mountain Resort

Grouse Mountain is one of the North Shore Mountains which is located in North Vancouver. With over half of Grouse Mountain’s runs illuminated at night, evenings are the perfect time to make tracks to Grouse Mountain. On clear nights, you can see the city sparkle below you as you ski down your favourite runs. 

 

 

 

How to get there?
Grouse mountain is the only ski station accessible by public transport. Rent your ski and snowboard in Vancouver and catch bus number 236 to Grouse Mountain. This is the closest ski station near downtown Vancouver.

We at Yes Ski are also offering daily shuttle transfer from Vancouver to Grouse Mountain.

How much does the lift ticket cost?
The Full Day Adult lift ticket starts from $63 per day.
You can get discount if you book your lift ticket part of an all-inclusive package including ski equipment rental, return transfer and lift ticket.

Opening Day:
November 10th, 2017



2. Cypress Mountain (40 Minutes from Downtown Vancouver)

yes cycle Couple on Cypress Chairlift (1)Cypress Mountain is a ski area in West Vancouver about 40 minutes from Vancouver and is bigger than Grouse Mountain Ski resort. Cypress is composed of Mt. Strachan,  Black Mountain and Hollyburn Mountain. It offers skiers and riders 600 acres of accessible terrain with a 2,010 ft. vertical and an annual snowfall of 244 inches. 

 

 

How to get there?
Cypress Mountain Downhill is accessible by car and shuttle.
 You can pre book your shuttle tickets with Yes Ski: daily shuttle transfer available from Vancouver to Cypress Mountain

How much does a lift ticket cost?

The Full Day Adult lift ticket starts from $75 per day.
You can also get great discounted rate if you book your lift ticket part of an all-inclusive package including ski equipment rental, return shuttle transfer and lift ticket.

Opening Day:
November 10th, 2017

Two Tips:

  • Buy a $75 Gold medal card and receive a first day lift for free followed by minimum 20% discount for the following daysLearn more: www.cypressmountain.com

 



3. Whistler Blackcomb (Less than 2 Hours from Vancouver)

Whistler Blackcomb has been voted number one overall ski resort in North America. Whistler Blackcomb is the Big Shot in British Columbia with two mountains, 7,000 acres of alpine terrain s the biggest ski station. You can go there for the day if you wake up early. The mountain is only a 2 hour drive from Vancouver.

 

 

How to get there?
Whistler Blackcomb is accessible by both car and shuttle.
You can pre book the shuttle at www.snowbus.com or private shuttle available on request at Yes Ski.

How much does a lift cost?
The Full Day Adult lift ticket starts from $99 per day in low season but we advise you to pre book your tickets online at least 48 hours in advance to get discounted rates. 
Learn more: www.whistlerblackcomb.com

2017 /2018 Operating Date?
– Whistler Mountain: November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018 ( subject to change)
– Blackcomb Mountain: November 23, 2017 – May 21, 2018 ( subject to change)

 



 4. Mount Seymour (30 Minutes from Vancouver)

yes ski mount-seymourMount Seymour is a mountain located in Mount Seymour Provincial Park in the District of North Vancouver. Vancouver family owned and operated ski hill delivering a relaxed West Coast feel only 30 minutes drive from Vancouver. Mt Seymour is an extended family of passionate skiers and snowboarders who want to share their excitement for winter recreation with families and individuals across the Lower Mainland. 

 

 

How to get there?
Seymour is accessible by car and if they advice to use their shuttle if your car is not well-equipped for snow. You can Pre book shuttle http://mtseymour.ca/shuttle-bus

How much does a lift ticket cost?
The lift ticket starts from $56 per day. Learn more: www.mtseymour.ca

Opening Day:
TBA

 

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