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 Contacts: Nakiska (403) 591-7777; KC Visitors (800) 661-1678; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Altitude Sports, Canmore (403) 678-0008.
Best Season: Dec. - Apr.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Mount Engadine Lodge (403) 678-4080
Luxury Loding: The Lodge at Kananskies (800) 441-1414
Reference Source: click here http://www.skinakiska.com
GPS: 50.942097, -115.153542
Date Published: 12/28/2015
Date Updated: 7/11/2016
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