Winter sports are incredibly popular in Nova Scotia, and there are many possibilities for enjoyable family skiing. Find out what’s new on the slopes this winter in Family Fun Canada’s Ultimate Guide to the greatest ski hills in Nova Scotia.
Six slopes, including a terrain park, riglet park, novice bowl, quad chairlift, T-bar lift, and a magic carpet, are available at Martock, which is 600 feet high. For the benefit of night skiing and snowboarding, the terrain park and all downhill trails are lit. If you want formal ski lessons, The Ski Martock Snow School offers private and group lessons for all ages.
One of the top ski hills in Nova Scotia, Ski Wentworth has 20 alpine routes, a 1/2 Pipe, and a terrain park and is 815 vertical feet high. Using the new Magic Carpet, a T-bar, and a quad chair lift, you can ascend. At the peak of the mountain, Wentworth boasts ten kilometers of cross-country ski trails that present a difficult path for skilled skiers. The “Get Up There” Snow Shoe Trail in Wentworth is a secret gem for snow-shoers. The trail is fully marked, begins adjacent to the Robin’s Run, and ascends the mountain in about an hour. After engaging in your winter sport at Ski Wentworth, relax with a hot beverage by the fire in Ducky’s bar.
Cape Smokey is committed to being Eastern Canada’s top family resort, having gone from a nonfunctional chair lift to Atlantic Canada’s first and only Gondola. Ski Cape Smokey has been run by the dedication and perseverance of local community volunteers for the past ten or more years. Cape Smokey provides 16 alpine courses with renowned aprés-ski entertainment, 1000 feet of elevation, breathtaking ocean views, and a quick Gondola to get you there. Visit the Cape Smokey website to learn more about 2022–23 early bird discounts.
Ski Ben Eoin is a winter amusement resort on Cape Breton Island that is also close to Sydney, Nova Scotia. It has amenities including a cozy lodge, a bar with a liquor license, and a pro shop. A quad chair and a carpet lift are available on the hill’s 33 acres of trails, which are 502 feet above sea level. 15 km of broad, well-maintained cross-country skiing and snowshoeing tracks may be found at Ben Eoin. This winter, Ski Ben Eoin is offering some awesome promos like Stay and Ski lodging deals and season-long locker rentals.
The only serviced Telemark ski area in the Maritimes is Ski Tuonela. From the Cabot Trail, it is a 4 kilometer ski-in to the Ski Village. Excellent backcountry and outback skiing are available at Ski Tuonela, which also has 18 km of cross-country trails, a gladed Telemark hill with a 1400′ run over a 400′ vertical, equipment rentals, chalet lodging, and a sauna.
Located near Goose Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, along the Cabot Trail. Sydney and Baddeck are both only an hour and twenty minutes away from Ski Tuonela.
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