Now that it’s finally winter here in Edmonton, people are ready to hit the slopes. That’s right, it’s time to ski! Living in Alberta and Canada in general is great if you’re a fan of skiing because there are so many places nearby no matter where you are. Even near Edmonton, there are plenty of ski areas within a day drive. We thought it would be helpful to compile a shorter list for you detailing where to ski near Edmonton AB. The following ski areas are right near or in Edmonton, so even if you’re pressed for time, you can still spend some time enjoying one of your favorite recreational activities. Check out our list below.
Rabbit Hill Snow Resort
Location: 25512 Township Road 510A, Leduc County, AB
Hours: Regular season hours are Monday through Friday from 10am to 9pm and Saturday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm
Rabbit Hill Snow Resort is close to Edmonton, but it’s still out of the city making it a perfect ski destination. The resort has a variety of trails for many different skill levels and there are also lessons available.
Sunridge Ski Area
Location: 10980 17th St, Edmonton , AB
Hours: Regular season hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 9pm and Saturday through Sunday from 9:30am to 5pm
Sunridge Ski Area is located right here in Edmonton for those who don’t feel like traveling to ski. The park has many trails for both skiing and tubing, and class field trips are welcome for schools looking for a fun winter activity.
Location: 119 Street Off the Whitemud Freeway, Edmonton, AB
Hours: Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm and Saturday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm
Snow Valley is another ski area located right in Edmonton. The hill has plenty of snowy area and a terrain park for both skiing and snowboarding. Like most ski areas, Snow Valley also has lessons for those looking to learn skiing techniques and a shop for those looking for equipment.
If you’re looking for a fun skiing adventure, load up your Honda and head to one of these great ski areas! Is there a better way to spend a winter day?