North of Spokane and Rossland, the Red Mountain Ski Area has 110 runs spread across 4,200 acres served by 7 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. And, there's also in-bounds cat skiing to check out. With it's 300 inches of snowfall annually, it's pretty snow-sure.
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 freestyle snowboarders in your crew, get ready to session the Rockstar Energy Terrain Park with its progression line of jumps and rails, along with its big 30-50 foot jump line.
After a hardcore day of snowboarding at Red Mountain, you're best option for apres ski head over to Rafters Lounge.
To reach the snowboarding at Red Mountain Resort from Rossland, follow Highway 3B for 5km. To get to the region by air, the best airports are Kelowna and Spokane, Washington.
Overall, Red Mountain Resort is the 11th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 27 snowboarding resorts in British Columbia.
Local Contacts: Red Mountain (800) 663-0105; Rossland Visitors (250) 362-7722 or 362-5666; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Central Res. (800) 56-EVENT; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266; Kootenay Tours (604) 362-9510.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Nowhere Special Hostel; Josie Hotel
Luxury Loding: Uplander Hotel
Breakfast Restaurant: Sunshine Cafe
Reference Source: click here http://www.redresort.com/
GPS: 49.102863, -117.8198
Date Published: 12/26/2015
Date Updated: 11/28/2018
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