Kimberley Alpine Resort
Kimberley Alpine Resort is a family resort, offering some of BC’s best downhill skiing in winter and golfing at the resort’s championship course in summer.
The resort is easy to get to by the new Integra Air flight called “Spirit of the Kootenays” which flies several times per week from Calgary to the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) in Cranbrook. Then it’s just a 30-minute drive right to the door (5 minutes from downtown Kimberley).
Sitting between the Selkirk and the Rocky Mountain ranges, Kimberley Alpine Resort is a family resort, offering some of BC’s best downhill skiing in winter and lots of activities that all the family members will enjoy.
Some of the features that make Kimberley Alpine Resort a great winter vacation destination:
- More than 728 hectares (1,800 acres) of terrain
- Highest elevation is 1,982 metres ((6,500 feet)
- 751 metres vertical (2,465 feet)
- 80 runs and glades
- 20% beginner, 42% intermediate and 38% advanced
- Longest run 4 km (2.5 miles)
- North Star Express – high-speed quad chair lift
- The Easter – triple chair
- The Tamarack – double chair
- The Owl – T-bar
- Magic Carpet
- Telus Winter Sports School
- Great family activities
There’s also snowshoeing and Nordic skiing on a variety of beautifully maintained trails. The kids can head along the Kids Trail through the woods where, hidden in the trees are festive characters (mascots) to delight them along the way.
You can have a snowmobile adventure or enjoy the thrills of a dog-sledding experience too. In the evenings, there is night skiing, or you can skate under the stars at the outdoor skating rink and warm up with a hot drink around a bonfire. There’s live music at the Stemwinder Bar and Grill and everyone in the family will enjoy the delicious fare at Montana’s Cookhouse at the ski base.