Red Ski Holidays

Three words say it all: steep, deep, powder. My ski days in Red are some of my best ever - lift accessible heaven! You may never have heard of Red before but if you are looking for a challenge then go - you won’t regret it.
Rupert Hatfield
Product Manager - Canada
Three words say it all: steep, deep, powder. My ski days in Red are some of my best ever - lift accessible heaven! You may never have heard of Red before but if you are looking for a challenge then go - you won’t regret it.
Rupert Hatfield
Product Manager - Canada

Summary

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Beginner
2
Average: 2 (1 vote)
Intermediate
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Advanced

Red is a ski resort like no other in Canada.

The resort's two mountains, Red and Granite, provide some of the best off-piste skiing in the country and the lack of commercial development means that it attracts people who are most interested in the snow. You take a lift to the top of either mountain and just ski down - almost anywhere you like.

Red Mountain, as the ski resort used to be called, has produced more Canadian ski team members than anywhere else and remains a genuine local's ski area. Not necessarily a good choice for families but for those wanting a unique and challenging ski holiday experience, this is the place. Accommodation is either in a collection of B&Bs on the mountain or in the nearby old gold-mining town of Rossland.

If you are skiing at Red, you should definitely try and make it to Whitewater for a day. The resort, near the town of Nelson, offers even more awesome off-piste terrain.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Red Resort Guide

Make the most of your Red Resort ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

Season
November to April
Nearest airport
Castlegar, BC or Spokane, WA
Direct flight
No, 1 stop only
Transfer time
3 hours
Transport
Transfer or car hire
Elevation
6,800 ft
Vertical drop
2,900 ft
Ski area
2,877 acres
Ski lifts
6
Runs
110
Grade
51% advanced
31% intermediates
18% beginners

Maps

Resort Map

Google piste view

Accommodation

Accommodation in Red is centred around either condos and town houses both on and off mountain, or in the nearby town of Rossland (10 minutes drive), an historic gold mining town nestled high in the Monashee Mountains.

We’ve stayed at or visited all our Red and Rossland accommodation, so we can give you first-hand advice and recommend the best options for you.

Featured accommodation

  • Close to Slopes
  • Close to Village
  • Hot Tub
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Self-Catered
Red Mountain Resort manage a variety of luxury Condo units both on-mountain and off-mountain.

Reviews

Read honest reviews, direct from our customers.

If you’ve recently returned from this resort, we’d love to hear from you.

If no reviews are available yet, ask for first-hand advice from Ski Safari staff who have visited this resort. Call us on 01273 224 060.

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09/03/2017 eric galloway

Could be excellent with the right conditions. We needed a dump of the white stuff to allow us to use the off piste areas... didn't get to Cat ski! Day out with the Mountain Host was fun and allowed us to make new friends. Nice Italian restaurant on the hill and good dining in Rossland.

15/02/2016 David Vander

V good skiing, very friendly locals, perhaps a little low for great snow guarantee.

26/02/2014 Andrew Bond

Great free shuttle bus from town to resort; v small town; large mountain with good variety of terrain.

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