With accolades ranging from “Best Authentic and Funky Resort Experience” to “Best Powder, Best Trees, Best Steeps”, to “Best Fall Line Steeps” and one of the “Top 5 Freeride Spots”, RED Mountain Resort is the hidden jewel of BC’s Kootenay Rockies Powder Highway region. As the New York Times reported, RED is the #8 Best Place in the World to Visit (Jan 2013).
RED is one of the biggest ski areas in BC, offering incredibly diverse terrain with a huge 2,919 foot vertical drop (884 meters), over 300 inches (750cm) of annual snowfall, world renowned gladed tree skiing, wide-open groomed runs, terrain park, in bounds cat skiing and easy-to-access sidecountry. The massive terrain expansion on Grey Mountain, RED’s 3rd peak, added 997 new ski-able acres to the existing 1,685. In addition, at RED a snowcat will shuttle skiers and snowboarders to the summit of Mount Kirkup, RED’s 4th peak.
RED boasts modern ski in/out lodging, fine dining, shopping, a professional ski school, guiding, high performance equipment rentals, day care and free shuttle to Rossland. Other activities include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, movie nights and apres ski partying in Rafters Bar, ranked as North America’s Best Ski Area Bar by Powder Magazine. All this is seasoned with an authentic winter enthusiast vibe, friendly locals and the turn-of-the-century charm of the city of Rossland, located minutes away, offering a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafes, spas and shopping.