Nakiska Ski Area Snowboarding

The 7th most popular snowboarding destination in Alberta.

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West of Calgary near Kakanskis Village, the Nakiska ski area has 28 runs open to snowboarding with a maximum vertical of 2400. It was the site of the Alpine events for the 1988 Olympics.

Overall, Nakiska Ski Area is the 7th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 9 snowboarding resorts in Alberta. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Nakiska Ski Area including Banff Sunshine Village, Fortress Mountain Resort, Wintergreen Ski Area, Lake Louise Ski Resort and Norquay.


Local Contact(s):  Nakiska (403) 591-7777; KC Visitors (800) 661-1678; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Altitude Sports, Canmore (403) 678-0008.

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

Best Season:  Dec. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Mount Engadine Lodge (403) 678-4080

Luxury Loding:  The Lodge at Kananskies (800) 441-1414

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Article Source:   Best Nakiska Ski Area Snowboarding Review

GPS:  50.942097, -115.153542

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  11366

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