North of Spokane and Rossland, the Red Mountain Ski Area has 88 runs spread across 4,200 acres served by 6 lifts that access a maximum vertical drop of 2,919 feet. In addition Red Mountain ski area provides access to over 5,000 acres of lift-accessed, out-of-bounds terrain for experts to explore.
If you're looking for glades, check out the trees off Granite Paradise Lift or the Motherload Lift. Or, even bigger, try the Powderfields which have a 2,000 foot descent through glades but watch out for the cliffs.
For some OB challenge, try Mount Roberts backcountry off the Granite Summit. Hiking up Mount Roberts is worth the climbs.
For the 2013/2014 season, there is a new lift that provides access to all of the 22 runs on Grey Mountain.
For apres ski, head over to Rafters.
To reach the snowboarding at Red Mountain Resort from Rossland, follow Highway 3B for 5km.
Overall, Red Mountain Resort is the 12th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 27 snowboarding resorts in British Columbia.