- Ski station
The town boasts several hiking and mountain bike trails. But, most of all, it’s located just a stone’s throw away from Red Mountain Resort. If you’re looking for resorts to add to your bucket list, you should know that the ski area of this particular destination stretches over four peaks: Red Mountain, Granite Mountain, Grey Mountain (added in 2013) and lastly, Mt. Roberts, which is accessible for off-piste skiing. You can also partake in a little cat-skiing for a mere $ 10 a run on Mt. Kirkup—an offer you definitely won’t want to miss out on. The really great thing about this resort is that, once you’re at the top, you can ski down pretty much any side you want. As such, it’s nearly impossible to get lost, since you’ll inevitably always end up at one lift or another. So, a piste map is definitely optional here! (How great is that?) Experts will be well served at Red, where they can explore Buffalo Ridge, which leads to double black diamond runs such as Shoulders, Papoose Bowl and Roots Meadows, to name a few. If you’ve been working out and think you’re in good enough shape to tackle it, opt for the 20 to 30-minute hike up to Mt. Rob …
Jonathan teaches skiing every winter since 2001. In the last 18 years, he has explored many destination such as New Zealand, Argentina, Chile and Australia. He has guided groups in many ski resorts of the Rockies and has been a ski instructor at Red Mountain for a little over 10 years. He knows the domain like the back of his hand and will help you navigate its slopes, making it even easier to make your vacation into a memorable memory for years to come.