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Red Mountain Resort Ski Resort Guide

Red Mountain Resort Ski Resort Guide

Grey Mountain - Side Country slopes, Red Mountain Resort photo

Red Mountain Resort

Photo credit: Fran Richards

Aerial View of Red Mountain Resort photo

Red Mountain Resort

Photo credit: Fran Richards

Airing It Out!, Red Mountain Resort photo

Red Mountain Resort

Photo credit: Fran Richards

Columbia Ave. in Rossland, BC, Red Mountain Resort photo

Red Mountain Resort

Photo credit: Fran Richards

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 17 Apr

  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper): 0 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 0 cm
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Today’s Weather (1628 m)

10 NNW10
5 °C F-Level
10 NW10
10 °C F-Level
5 N5
9 °C F-Level

RED Mountain is the last great, unspoiled resort. Located in Rossland, BC, along the famous "Powder Highway," RED delivers 4,200 acres of pristine skiing unfettered by overdevelopment. For 2013-14, we've added nearly 1,000 acres of mostly-intermediate terrain on Grey Mountain, an entirely new peak. (Well, OK, Grey's been there for millions of years, but without runs or lifts on it.) With 300"/7.6m of annual snowfall, wide-open groomers, epic vertical (2,919ft/890m!), in-bounds cat-skiing, 360 degree descents off select peaks, a rich tradition, and -- phew! -- the best tree runs in BC, it's no wonder The NY Times voted us their #8 "Best Place in the World to Visit in 2013." Other accolades include #1 in Powder's "Ski Town Throwdown," and "Most Underrated Resort" by Skiing. Around here, we pride ourselves on fresh turns that you don't have to fight for. Aside from the legendary skiing and snowboarding, RED boasts world-class cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, movie nights and après action in Rafters, "North America's Best Ski Area Bar" according to Powder Magazine (and us…). Modern ski in/out lodging, fine dining, a professional ski school, guiding, high-performance rentals, day care that's just steps away from gourmet espresso, and a free shuttle to Rossland round out our offering. With Rossland's turn-of-the-century charm and our legendarily friendly locals, RED Mountain Resort is the full vacation package: Everything you need. Nothing you don't. (The only fluff we offer is our snow!)

Resorts close to Red Mountain Resort include: Big Red Cats (18 km), Salmo (41 km), Snowwater Lodge (44 km), Whitewater (63 km), Wildhorse Catskiing & Powder Mining Co (64 km),

Red Mountain Resort Location Maps

Red Mountain Resort Location Map

All Red Mountain Resort Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 110
  • Beginner: 16%
  • Intermediate: 47%
  • Advanced: 37%
  • Cross-country: 50 km
  • Snowmaking: -
  • Acres of ski: 4200
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 3
  • Bars: 3
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 890 m


  • Draglifts: 1
  • Chairlifts: 5
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 20 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 29 Mar 2015

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List View of 2013/14 Events
TENTATIVE Opening day Dec 14, 2013
Opening Day Party in Rafters Dec 14, 2013
World Snowboard Day Dec 18, 2013
Ski with Santa Dec 25, 2013
Open Mic Night & Lifty Night in Rafters (every Thurs) Dec 26, 2013
Family FUN night - New Year’s Eve at RED Dec 31, 2013
NYE in Rafters Dec 31, 2013
Start Night Skiing (every Thurs) Jan 9, 2014
TNF Canadian Open Freeskiing Championship Jan 15 – 18, 2014
Avalanche Awareness Day Jan 18, 2014
Rossland Winter Carnival (Rossland and resort) Jan 23-26, 2014
Terrain Park Night Event – Ollie Comp Jan 23, 2014
Rossland Winter Carnival Night Skiing Jan 25, 2014
Rossland Winter Carnival Rafters Party Jan 25, 2014
Van Houtte FIS Race Series - Training Jan 29 – 31, 2014
Van Houtte FIS Race Series – Racing Feb 1 – 4, 2014
Allison Gannett Women’s Camps Feb 1 – 2, 2014
Olympic Opening Ceremony Rafters Party Fri Feb 7, 2014
BC Family Day Feb 10, 2014
Valentines Day @ Paradise Feb 14, 2014
Terrain Park Night Event – Sundown Throwdown Feb 27, 2014
Beer Goggles Craft Beer & Film Fest Mar 1 - 2, 2014
Skullcandy Music Series Mar 1, 2014
B4BC Retreat Yourself Mar 7 – 9, 2014
Skullcandy Music Series Mar 8, 2014
B4BC Shred The Love Mar 8, 2014
Spring Fest Mar 15 - 30, 2014
Rattlecat Banked Slalom Race Mar 15 - 16, 2014
Terrain Park Night Event – Spin to Win Mar 20, 2014
Last Night Skiing Mar 27, 2014
Slush Cup Mar 29, 2014
Deck Party, Season Pass appreciation Draw April 6, 2014
Tentative Closing Day April 6, 2014

Information supplied 14 Feb 2014

Visitor Reviews of Red Mountain Resort

Rick from United States writes:

This year has been a lean year for snow. Terrain is awesome, snow coverage has been poor (rock city). Check the historical snow fall. This has been a rare year but many come close. Poor brushing, limited grooming (two cats for 4,000 acres) and lots of rock. You figure it out. Lots of snow this place would be top 5. Poor snow, well, pretty tough unless your idea of fun is core shots! Undecided if I'll come back! Town is quiet. I do mean quiet, If all you want to do is ski and it's snowing you're in heaven, otherwise well it's not hell but is is boring!

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City Forecasts
Closest to Red Mountain Resort

city forecasts
Penticton, Canada 136 km
Kelowna, Canada 151 km
West Kelowna, Canada 154 km
Spokane, United States 160 km
Opportunity, United States 164 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Red Mountain Resort

surf forecast
Fort. Ebey, United States 376 km
Super green, United States 416 km
Elwha, United States 435 km
Crescent, United States 445 km
Whiskey Creek, United States 450 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Red Mountain Resort

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Red Mountain Resort

mountain forecasts
Red Mountain (Rossland), Canada 1 km
Abercrombie Peak, United States 31 km
Maple Mountain (Washington), United States 85 km
Grays Peak (British Columbia), Canada 87 km
Chimney Rock, United States 97 km