Deep powder and blue skies are right here, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Valemount is the ideal place for your next extraordinary winter experience.
Let the Mountains Move You in Winter
To say we have snow here is an understatement. We get an average base of 1,400 centimetres (46 feet) at 1,800 metres, for some of the best winter sports terrain in all of Canada.
Explore miles and miles of expertly managed sledding terrain at the foot of the Monashees in one of four managed snowmobile riding areas. It’s best to book a guide to experience the sheer scope of the area. For a unique experience, head to Crystal Ridge, the world’s only sled-assisted ski hill. Race to the top of the mountain with your skis or snowboard strapped to your sled. To truly comprehend the beauty of this place you need a pair of fat skis and a ride. Head up to the best powder via Snowcat or in a helicopter. People travel thousands of miles to go dog sledding here.Get ready to holler “Mush!” as you embark on this once-in-a-lifetime encounter.
For peace and tranquility, experience cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Valemount. Head along the Robson River to Overlander Falls and unearth the beauty of the old-growth forests. You haven’t skated until you’ve tried open air ice-skating on Cranberry Marsh. Skating here is something we cherish in Valemount.