Tourism Valemount

Skiing & Snowboarding

Hang on for the ride of your life! sail through some of BC’s deepest powder in an area so vast, so pristine, you become a part of nature.

Pristine Powder and Million Dollar Views

Come join us at the top of the world, at the doorstep of the Canadian Rockies. If you’re on the hunt for deep, pristine powder and million dollar views, this is where to find it. Head up the Cariboo Mountains, strap on some fat skis or a snowboard and create waves of champagne powder. Step onto a Snowcat and head up, up and away into the mountain ranges that surround us. Nothing comes close to the thrill of carving a path down the side of a mountain that appears untouched by man.

Snowboarding and skiing in Valemount
Snowboarding and skiing

On the Prowl – Cat Skiing

Test your powder ability and become the envy of your friends as you tell them about Cat skiing in the Cariboos in sight of the majestic Mount Robson. Let the heated Snowcat do the work and prowl 914 metres (3,000 vertical feet) up. Trees give way to the alpine meadows as you burst through the clouds into stunning blue skies. Harness the anticipation then and channel the intensity of the moment as you point your skis and let yourself go.

heli skiing

Small but Mighty

Bring your back country/downhill skis, snowboard, snowshoes or toboggan and try out our 5-Mile Community Ski Hill. In the summer, the 5-Mile Road is the access for the Bike Park and in the winter it is access for several winter activities. Get a friend to give you a ride up on a snowmobile or, get a work out in, and ski or snowshoe up the road. YORA grooms these trails on semi-regular basis. There is an outhouse, fire pit, picnic table and parking at the staging area. 

Backcountry ski touring
Top Ways to Experience Skiing and Snowboarding in Valemount
  1. Reserve a seat with Cariboo Snowcats and head up Mica Mountain where you’ll spend the day exploring extreme powder.
  2. Take a GoPro video of your epic ride to show friends and family when you return.
  3. What a playground! Take the kids for an adventure they’ll never forget when you book a family Snowcat trip.
  4. Celebrate a milestone at the top of the world! Plan an unforgettable birthday, bachelorette or bachelor party
  5. Drink it in. The air is a bit thinner up here, so breathe deep. Let the mountains move you
  6. Are you a pro? Try out some new gear and the latest equipment. Push yourself, tear into the powder and ride!
  7. Throw on some touring equipment and climb to unbelievable vantage points. Earn your turns as you propel yourself up the mountain before carving your way down.
  8. Looking for luxury? Unwind in a spectacular setting, as tour operators offer  outstanding accommodation.
Need to Know
  • Intermediate to advance powder skiing abilities are necessary for Snowcat skiing. Contact the tour provider to see what skill level is required.
  • Tour groups usually range in size from between six to 12 skiers/snowboarders.
  • Powder skiing/snowboarding is physically demanding. To get the most from your experience requires you to be in good physical condition.
  • Experienced guides will provide a short lesson prior to descent, as well as equip you with necessary avalanche safety gear.
  • While safety is paramount, there are risks involved when skiing/riding in deep powder.
  • Be prepared for variable conditions. Weather conditions change dramatically at high altitude
  • Routes/opportunities change with varying ski/snow conditions.

When to Go

  • Our Snowcat season gets underway in mid-December and depending on snow levels and conditions, wraps up in mid-April.
Skiing and snowboarding in Valemount
Local runs
Family skiing and snowboarding
Family fun time
powder skiing
fresh snow and sunny days
heli skiing
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Skiing in Valemount
Snowmobile ski lifts
Canadian Adventure Company

Mallard Peak Fraser-Fort George H BC V0E 2Z0 Canada
Cariboo Snowcat Skiing & Tours Ltd.

11907 L'Heureux Valemount BC V0E 2Z0 Canada
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Dave Henry Lodge

Valemount BC V0E 2Z0 Canada
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Headwaters Outfitting Ltd

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Robson Helimagic

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Swift Creek Cabin

Valemount BC V0E 2Z0 Canada
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