British Columbia’s undiscovered gems – a ski safari
If you like small resorts with huge dumps of snow, small numbers of skiers and large amounts of sunshine, look no further than the sunny side of the Rockies. Each of the resorts has enough to keep you happy for a week, but in my opinion, it ismore fun to take a two-week holiday, a 4×4 and drive to ski three or four of these lesser known gems. Fernie, Revelstoke and Kicking Horse are best for the more experienced skiers although in recent years they have expanded their intermediate terrain, Panorama and Kimberley are perfect for intermediates or beginners.
Despite the title, it is easiest to start the holiday in Calgary, Alberta with its direct flights from the UK and many other cities and we would recommend a couple of nights in Banff, Alberta to adjust to the time zone and give you a chance to ski the lovely Sunshine Village and Lake Louise. ?From there cross the Continental Divide to Kicking Horse, Revelstoke…