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Panorama Mountain Resort

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Say “Panorama Mountain“ and you probably think of – well, yes – panoramic mountain views. However, there is more to the ski resort located in the Purcell Mountains and Kootenay...

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Mountain Stats

Elevation3773 ft - 8038 ft
Opening DayDec 6, 2019
Closing DayApr 12, 2020
Capacity 8500 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult CAD106
1 day youth CAD93
1 day child CAD4,496
All rates & fees

Lifts

1
6
1
2
Total 10
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2842 acres
Number of Slopes 129

Interesting facts

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  • Offering 2602 acres of slopes and terrain, Panorama Mountain Resort is among the 15 largest Ski Resorts in Canada.
  • Panorama Mountain Resort is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Canada.
  • Elevated between 3773 ft and 8038 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Canada. The vertical drop from summit to base is 4265 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Canada is 1148 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Season starts on Dec 6 and ends on Apr 12 (128 days). Average season duration in Canada is 161 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (Dec 6 to Apr 12) is 50 " at summit elevation and 25 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 59 " at summit elevation and 28 " at the base. Therefore Panorama Mountain Resort is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Canada.
  • Panorama Mountain Resort features 60 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 51 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 19 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 15 sunniest in Canada.

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The Ski Resort

The Canadian Rockies have a lot to offer and Panorama Mountain Resort is right in the middle of them. The Rockies are some of the world´s most immense ski mountains and it's not until you reach the summit that the scale of the resort becomes apparent. All in all 2800 acres of skiable terrain within 1220 vertical metres, Panorama offers long fall-line cruisers, in-bounds backcountry style skiing and an animated Discovery Zone perfect for novices and young families.

Skiing for All Ability Levels

The longest run, Never Never Land, is 5.5 kilometres and winds it's way through the gladed steeps of Taynton Bowl. The variety of runs accommodates the needs of all ability levels, both skiers and snowboarders alike. An intimate ski-in/ski-out village sits directly at the base of the slopes, with a variety of accommodation to suit all budgets, and Canada's largest slopeside hot pool complex at the heart. 

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
38%
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Must-Ski Runs

With over 4,000 feet of vertical drop, adventures at Panorama are endless. Here are three signature runs, showcasing some of the resorts best riding.

Intermediate: Get Me Down to World Cup Way to Roller Coaster to Horseshoe. Each of these runs are groomed regularly are the perfect chance to test your skills as you ride from top to bottom of the mountain. Three mountain huts along the way are great places to rest your legs.

Advanced: Get Me Down to Roy's Run to Schober's Dream to Out Rider to Little Dipper. Rolling, steep and wide these runs will test your skills with options to enjoy some off-piste along the way.

Expert: View of 1000 Peaks to Heli High to Cauldron to Taynton Trail to Madson's Mile to Stringer to Horseshoe. Enjoy vast lines in the former heliski terrain of Taynton Bowl. Then cruise to the base through glades and bowls.  

Longest Runs

"Never Never Land" in der Taynton Bowl
Length: 3.4 miles
Vertical Drop: 4019 ft

Most Difficult Runs

Gun Barrell in der Extreme Dream Zone
Length: 0.6 miles
Vertical Drop: 1312.3 ft

Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 0.99 miles

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Activities

Panorama Mountain Resort
Panorama Mountain Resort

Snowmobile tours, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, s'mores around the campfire, artisan glass blowing workshops, ice skating and more. There is something for every member of the family. 

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Panorama Mountain Resort
Panorama Mountain Resort

Adults and children are well catered for at Panorama, with a calendar full of daily, weekly and special events to keep the whole family entertained. Don't miss live music in the T-Bar & Grill. Take a trip into the alpine by snowmobile, enjoy dinner high up in the mountains or simply relax by the giant slopeside hot pools.  

Dining and Restaurants

Panorama Mountain Resort
Panorama Mountain Resort

Panorama offers everything from casual fine dining to alpine fondue and classic North American pub food, across the resorts 10 eateries. For something extra special you can fly to the summit with RK Heliski for Heli-Fondue at the Summit Hut. A wooden cabin located on the peak of Panorama Mountain. Or catch the last chairlift halfway up the mountain and watch the sun set behind the mountains while dining of Swiss raclette, then ski back to your accommodation by the light of your headlamp. 

Getting here

Panorama Mountain Resort
Panorama Mountain Resort

By car

Panorama is situated in BC’s Purcell Mountains, with alpine views to the Rocky Mountains. The nearest major city is Calgary, AB, just a 3½ hour drive away. Access from Calgary is west, via Highway 1 through the Banff and Kootenay National Parks, followed by a turn south on Highway 93 through to Radium and onwards to Invermere, BC. From Invermere, a gentle 20-minute drive rises into the Purcell Mountains and winds towards the resort.

By plane

The nearest airports are Calgary International Airport (YYC), Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC), Spokane International Airport (GEG), and Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, MT.

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Panorama Mountain Village, BC.
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