Mount Cain Resort Guide

The Mount Cain resort summary is: Mount Cain has 2 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 420m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 21 trail at Mount Cain.


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Mount Cain Resort Guide

The Mount Cain resort summary is: Mount Cain has 2 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 420m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 21 trail at Mount Cain.

Vertical:

Top: 1610m
Arrow
420m
Bot: 1190m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

21
20%
45%
35%

Hectares of Ski:

Snowmaking:—

Mount Cain Lifts:

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  • ski lift icon
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Total lifts = 2
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Visiting Mount Cain

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Mount Cain.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    1 | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Comox
  • Nearest Train Station
    Woss
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    1-888-668-6622

Mount Cain Features

The terrain at Mount Cain includes::

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Mount Cain resort?

Situated on the north end of Vancouver Island, Mount Cain offers a unique experience to skiers, snowboarders and backcountry skiers. At Mount Cain you'll find deep powder, 21 runs, with 1499 vertical feet of terrain. We're open three days a week (weekends and select Mondays) which permits the powder to accumulate all week. Mount Cain has few line-ups and the welcoming atmosphere of a family oriented mountain. Mount Cain has the highest base elevation of any coastal ski hill in BC, Alaska and Washington State. Our peak elevation at 5920'is second only to Whistler. Mount Cain is located near Schoen Lake Provincial Park and is run by the non-profit Mount Cain Alpine Park Society, Vancouver Island's only community owned and operated ski hill! Mount Cain saw skier visits rise from 3078 in 1991 to over 10,000 in 2010, which still averages out to less than 200 skiers per operational day.


Explore Mount Cain Location Map

Interactive Mount Cain trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Mount Cain Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
3
5
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Middle Lift: 
3
5
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Bottom Lift: 
2
5
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When's the snowiest month to visit Mount Cain?

MarchAverage: 5.2 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Mount Cain is week 2 of March. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 97cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Cain Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Mount Cain

Overall: 2.8 Based on 32 votes and 17 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.4
  • Variety of pistes 3.6
  • Off-piste 3.4
  • Scenery 3.4
  • Apres-Ski 2.6
  • Vote

jim from Canada writes:

It mostly rains and smells like dirty socks.

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