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  • Privacy - Skiing Holidays
    Explorer or Firefox the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site Cookies and Web Beacons We do use cookies to store information such as your personal preferences when you visit our site This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit or the ability to login to some of our features such as forums We also use third party advertisements on skiing holidays ca to support our site Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site which will also send these advertisers such as Google through the Google AdSense program information including your IP address your ISP the browser you used to visit our site and in some cases whether you have Flash installed This is generally used for geotargeting purposes showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York for example or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third party cookies in your browser settings or by managing preferences in programs such

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  • Tremblant Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    village is known for its safe streets and welcoming shop owners and almost every place in the village is accessible via the resort s ski lift The Scenery of Tremblant Ski Resort The Tremblant provides skiers with 95 various runs as well as an impressive 875 1 metres of vertical drop that is accessible by 14 different lifts Because of the large amount of ski lifts visitors will be pleased at the minimal congestion on the lines And the runs themselves are quite challenging with only 17 percent of them designed for beginners and 50 percent meant for experts However the 4 82 kilometre run and the 78 86 kilometres of ski trails provide skiers with a full day of activities regardless of skill level The manner in which Mont Tremblant sits beneath the glorious sprawling Laurentians give visitors the impression they aer staying in the Alps rather than the Tremblant ski resort The French laced culture in combination with the cosmopolitan atmosphere and rugged ski terrain all combine to create a European ambiance right in North America The Restaurants of Tremblant Ski Resort Just like most of the holiday destinations in Quebec Canada the action really starts up once the sun goes down at Tremblant ski resort Travellers can select from among three different French restaurants Les Artistes L Avalanche and Aux Truffs that create both bistro type fare and unique fine dinning Gallic style food can be had at Créperie Catherine Those who prefer cuisine native to the Quebec area will enjoy the smoked meat poutine and other regional items offered by Le Chalet du Smoked Meat Loup Garou Continental and international menus are provided by other restaurants at Tremblant ski resort The Shopping at Tremblant Ski Resort Accessory clothing and gift shops along with art galleries are

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  • Blue Mountain Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    had experience teaching those of all skill levels from adults to children Skiing Statistics at Blue Mountain The resort at Blue Mountain is located in the Niagara Escarpment which is a short distance away from Collingwood Ontario At the resort travellers will find 34 different ski runs that are connected by 13 chairlifts that span 1448 41 kilometres the vertical drop is 213 36 metres The variety of runs available at Blue Mountain have easy slopes for beginners as well as steep slopes for expert skiers with a sense of adventure Whatever the skill level of the skier there is a run made just for them In addition Blue Mountain offers five different freestyle runs for skies who like to go freestyle skiing and those who want to snowboard Regardless of the snowfall conditions this resort is open all winter long During times when Mother Nature does not produce enough snow the staff at Blue Mountain pull out their snow making equipment to ensure skiers have properly covered trails on which to ride Ski Patrolling For the safety of their guests Blue Mountain ski resort has its own ski patrol made of 200 paid personnel and volunteers who have adequate rescue and first aid training It is common to see the ski patrolmen scouring the hills from open to close for anyone who may have run into trouble on the slopes Renting an Accommodation Once a skier realizes how pleasant the slopes are at Blue Mountain they may wish to extend their stay up to several weeks or even for the entire ski season For those people there are many chalet rentals available The rental companies in Blue Mountain have a wide variety of accommodations from which travellers can choose For instance a lone traveller may prefer a small chalet

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  • Big White Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    on this resort which put a jolt into Big White s popularity Young Children For younger children Big White ski resort provides plenty of wintertime excitement The Kids Centre at Big White offers younger crowds a wide variety of programs ranging from structured ski lessons to daycare services This allows parents to enjoy their time at the resort while their children are given proper supervision in a friendly recreational environment its a win win for everyone In addition the Kids Centre has a kid friendly menu to cater to even the pickiest eaters and includes foods such as pizza and spaghetti All of these features combined allow children to feel comfortable and help parents feel more at ease leaving their kids in the care of others Small children can ride the miniature snowmobiles at Happy Valley Gondola for an added distraction Older Children Older children will be happy to learn that the Big White ski resort offers plenty of age appropriate activities for them too such as the boxes and rails in Telus Park as well as the thrilling riding and skiing provided by the resort s 118 ski trails There are sixteen ski lifts including the latest named Snow Ghost Express that carry a maximum of 5400 passengers per hour These lifts deliver all level skiers across the amazing Okanagan terrain Older adolescents who wish to take it easy during the day may enjoy Big White s tours by snowshoe Adults Of course adults have plenty of activities available to keep them occupied too whether they feel like spending the afternoon relaxing or look for thrills and action The Beyond Wrapture Day Spa is ideal for those who need a peaceful mini getaway and the vertical plunge is perfect for those looking for the opposite And there are 17

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  • Fernie Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    in the other activities provided there such as snowboarding and snow shoeing Skiing is certainly a wonderful way for one to spend their vacation time and those that travel to Fernie know that the resort is a prime place to have fun relax and meet new people Fernie Ski Resort Packages When most people go on ski holidays they usually look into any available holiday packages Visitors to Fernie ski resort are no exception When searching for a money saving resort package look for one that includes ski lift tickets lodgings airfare and especially ski rental gear While on the subject of ski rental shops travellers should remember that the most important point to keep in mind is to look at a local area map in order to determine how far away the rental shop is located from the Fernie ski resort The distance matters because the closer the shop is to the resort the better quality the shop will be However the farther away the shop is to the resort the cheaper the rental prices will be In order to find the perfect quality cost ratio skiers should determine the maximum price they are willing to pay as well as the furthest distance they are willing to travel Fernie Ski Resort Environment The Fernie ski resort is relatively small when compared to other resorts in the British Columbia area but their snowfall records are hard to beat As a matter of fact Fernie receives some of the regions highest yearly snowfall out of all the other ski resorts located around the Canadian Rockies Even better the snow is soft powdery and great for riding and skiing The Fernie ski resort has a top elevation measuring 586 74 metres and a base elevation measuring 1068 02 metres This gives Fernie

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  • Panorama Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    fees and give the traveller a lower nightly rate In addition one can experience Panorama s views from a private condominium or house complete with all the trappings of home Keep in mind that the majority of Panorama homeowners do not have to pay for parking Preparing Entertainment and Meals in Advance Those who go to on ski holidays with their children may find that keeping them entertained and happy can be costly However movie rentals and television programs are a cheap alternative to outings in the village Think about packing some entertainment before departing to the Panorama ski resort in order to get through periods of boredom Some fun suggestions include crayons and colouring books playing cards and board games After spending a full day exploring the Panorama trails playing a family game of Trivial Pursuit or Charades can be quite tempting The quickest way to empty one s wallet is by frequently dining out especially for those who are planning an extended stay at the Panorama ski resort If a traveller has booked an accommodation that comes equipped with an appliance filled kitchen they can easily prepare their own meals for a lot less money Those who are not confident in their cooking abilities should consider researching some simple classic recipes before leaving on their ski holiday and trying them out while at Panorama Flyers and Tourist Brochures May Contain Promotions It is common to see helpful maps and tourist guides posted along the shop windows that line the streets of the Panorama ski resort These flyers and brochures may contain coupons that will save users money on restaurant meals and local activities By the trip s end one can save a bundle The Snowmax Card Residents of British Columbia Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta have an exclusive perk

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  • Apex Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    off season outdoor minded people will have an array of activities at their disposal from taking a day hike in the woods to riding uphill on a quad chair or even taking a heart stopping bike ride down the mountain Whoever one is and whatever they like the captivating Apex ski resort has something just for them Reaching the Apex Ski Resort The quickest route to the Apex Mountain is by way of Penticton a city located one hour away from the Osoyoos Canada United States border or an even shorter travel time away from Vancouver British Columbia Once travellers reach Penticton they will need to take Green Mountain Road in order to access Apex To get to this road one must first cross Channel Parkway Bridge when reaching Fairview Crossing on the Penticton First Nations Reserve After getting to this point the trip to Apex ski resort will only take 45 minutes Those who are coming from Hope Princeton or Vancouver can also take the southbound route of Green Mountain Road that lies between the Yellow Lake Rest Station and the town of Olalla While this may seem confusing the path to Apex Mountain is marked with plenty of signs Visitors will know they are getting close to the resort once they see the Apex Guest Ranch turn After turning the village and resort will be just up ahead Activities at the Apex Ski Resort Even though Apex is meant primarily to be a winter getaway destination people are still welcome to visit all year round There are a slew of sports and activities in which one can engage while on holiday the sky is the limit Numerous ski trails await visitors during the winter for snowboarders and skiers of all skill levels as well as a cross country

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  • Whistler Ski Resort - Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    the now Whistler ski resort area Although their main goal of hosting the 1968 Winter Olympic Games never happened Wilhelmsen and his team continued to form their ski area plans As a way of honouring the native alpine marmot that communicates via whistling London Mountain was soon renamed Whistler Mountain the Whistler ski resort opened in February 1966 With a ski season that spanned from early November to late May and North America s longest vertical drop the Whistler ski resort and mountain transformed skiing into what it is today When Blackcomb Came to Town However the Whistler ski resort and its reign were soon to be rivalled In December 1980 Blackcomb Mountain opened featuring five triple chair lifts as well as 1240 vertical metres of ski trails Not to be outdone the Whistler ski resort created a new network of ski runs on the north side of the mountain While all of this rivalry was taking place the modern community called Whistler Village was created smack dab between both Blackcomb and Whistler ski resort Every time one resort would make an addition the other resort would follow suit For example when the 7th Heaven T Bar in Blackcomb was installed to give guests 1609 vertical metres of skiing the Peak Chair was created at Whistler to bring their guests 1530 vertical metres of skiing This is how big mountain skiing in Canada was born The Merging of Blackcomb and Whistler In 1991 Whistler was the first non US mountain resort to be recognized by any major American skiing magazine and in 1996 this resort won first place in Skiing SKI and Snow Country Magazines But in March of 1997 Whistler became even bigger when its parent company the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation decided to merge with the Intrawest Corporation

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