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Red Mountain

Red Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Red Mountain, Canada

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,070m6,791ft
Resort Height1,190m3,904ft
 Nearest AirportCastlegar
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Red Mountain

A large ski area spanning two mountains with a long history (Western Canada's first chairlift was erected here in 1947) and one of the biggest verticals in North America. There are acres of groomed trails and a further 700 acres of tree skiing. Slopes descend in all directions from Granite Mountain. The resort is located in a snow belt and has a reputation for abundant falls of light, fluffy powder. The nearby town of Rossland (5 minutes) grew up in the gold rush days.


The Canadian ski resort of Red Mountain is at an altitude of 1,190m3,904ft.

Red Mountain has direct access to 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,070m6,791ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Red Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Red Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Red Mountain.

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Ski Area Stats

Red Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Red Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,070m6,791ft
Lowest Piste1,190m3,904ft
Resort Altitude (Red Mountain)1,190m3,904ft
Max Vertical880m2,887ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Red Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


Boarding is permitted everywhere on the mountain and includes an excellent natural half-pipe.

Location and Map

Where is Red Mountain?

This ski resort is in Lingwick, Le Haut-Saint-Fran├žois, Canada.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Red Mountain is Castlegar, 38 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 6,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Red Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December (Early April), and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Red Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Red Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

Red Mountain