What’s new at British Columbia ski resorts

There is nothing short of awe-inspiring beauty when it comes to British Columbia, Canada. This province is home to friendly Canadian hospitality, beautiful scenery, and incredible ski and snowboarding conditions snow sports enthusiasts love. The terrain in British Columbia is vast and diverse between its 13 destination ski resorts across British Columbia. Popular BC resorts include: Kimberley Alpine Resort, SilverStar Mountain Resort, Red Mountain Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sun Peaks Resort and Whistler Blackcomb!

Ski destinations in British Columbia are continuing to develop, offering the best winter experiences both on and off the slopes, here is an update on some of the exciting developments coming this ski season.


Whistler Image Credit: Tourism Whistler and Justa Jeskova

Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler is renowned for its fantastic skiing, reliable terrain, and vibrant village. Whether you are looking to carve down perfectly groomed runs, explore back country terrain or just simply take in the breath-taking scenery, whistler makes for an unforgettable winter experience.

What's new at Whistler Blackcomb:

Get pumped for the much-anticipated upgrade to is The Fitsimmons Express chairlift. Located at the base of Whistler Village, this 4-person chairlift will now become an 8-person chairlift. This ultimately means you will be skiing and snowboarding Whistler Mountain much faster, as there will be smaller lift lines throughout those peak season dates.

Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Image Credit: Reuben Krabbe

Sun Peaks

Canada’s second largest ski resort, Sun Peaks is home to 4,270 acres of terrain. The charming and European inspired ski through village welcomes skiers and snowboarders with its warm atmosphere. On mountain, explore the three peaks that are jam packed with exhilarating terrain. With family friendly amenities, off-mountain activities, and ski-in, ski-out accommodation, Sun Peaks is sure to tick all your snow boxes.

What's new at Sun Peaks:

Those travelling to Sun Peaks next winter will get to experience a notable upgrade to the mountain. Just in time for the 2024/25 ski season a brand-new high-speed chairlift will open, named the West Bowl Express. As the name suggests, this chairlift would be located in the West Bowl area of Mt Tod, and will give skiers and snowboarders access to an excellent array of terrain which overlooks British Columbia’s mountainous terrain.


Silverstar Image Credit: Destination British Columbia and SilverStar Resort


SilverStar is a vibrant, family-friendly resort, located in the heart of the Okanagan region of British Columbia. SiverStar’s colorful village is a gate way to over 3000 acres of terrain, which has fantastic beginner slopes, all the way through to extensive cross-country trails, and even terrain that will keep advanced rider entertained. SilverStar has a small town feel surrounded by big mountain terrain.

What's new at SilverStar:

For the upcoming 2023/24 ski season, SilverStar is introducing 21 new gondola cabins, which will assist in increasing the mountains capacity. This also means the resort will also be expanding selected parking areas and acquiring two additional groomers to improve snow surface quality.

Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse Image Credit: Destination British Columbia and Reuben Krabbe

Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse is an adventure seekers paradise, located in the Canadian Rockies. The resort in known for its steep chutes, leg burning vertical and beautiful powder British Columbia is known for. Kicking Horse’s village has a welcoming atmosphere, with inviting restaurants and cozy lodges.

What's new at Kicking Horse:

To elevate your ski experience, Kicking Horse is adding additional cats to its fleet of groomers. These new grooming cats are Prinoth’s newest machines, which meet the European standards for “Stage V” emission.


Panorama Image Credit: Panorama Mountain Resort


Panorama offers a unique ski experience which is breathtaking. Guests will enjoy a great mix of wide groomed runs, tree skiing, a terrain park and powder filled bowls. The versatile skiing at Panorama is suitable for families who are new to snow sports, all the way through to those who are looking for challenging terrain with heli and cat skiing available.

What's new at Panorama:

There is not one, but two snow cats running at Panorama this upcoming ski season. The Monster X will now take an additional 13 skiers and snowboarders to the Monster zone. This 950 acre ski area is located to the left of Taynton Bowl.


Revelstoke Image Credit: Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Mitch Winton


There is no denying you will be stoked to be in Revelstoke! This 3,121 acre resort is a mecca for both intermediate and advanced skiers, however, beginner riders will be thrilled with their latest developments. Revelstoke boasts the longest vertical drop in North America, which test riders and allows them to perfect their craft. The resorts welcoming ski community, great mix of terrain, and stunning location, makes it a destination you can’t miss when visiting British Columbia.

What's new at Revelstoke:

Beginners and intermediate riders are going to love what’s new at Revelstoke this ski season. The expansion of the learning zone area will see upgrades to terrain and infrastructure, as well as improvements to Sally Alley, a great run for those new to skiing and snowboarding. This gives those who are new to the sport ample opportunity to progress their skills and unlock a new passion on the slopes.

Our team of ski specialists are experts when it comes to skiing British Columbia, if you want to speak to someone with first-hand knowledge and experience, MySnow Holidays are the ones to call! Plus, with so many exciting upgrades in the region, what better time to start planning your next Canadian ski holiday?

Speak to our team today to get the snowball rolling on your next adventure.

Blog by Grace Kearney.
Posted: Nov 2023