Evergreen Sporting: Rossland, B.C.'s New Slopes

Mountain biking hotspot opening to skiers

Flickr/Lee LeFever

Rossland's Red Mountain Resort, just north of the Washington border, is undergoing a staggering expansion this year, adding nearly 1,000 new skiable acres on Grey Mountain over the next two seasons.

Already, the resort’s Red Mountain offers 1,685 acres of terrain, and this new boost will add a whole new peak to the mix. (To put the numbers into perspective, the expansion on Grey alone is about the same size as all of Mount Baker Ski Area in Washington.) Later in 2013—at the beginning of the next ski season—a new quad chair will open up 22 new slopes around Grey.

Meanwhile, in the summertime, Rossland continues to draw mountain bikers to its flagship Seven Summits trail, a 22-mile strip of single-track that was afforded the elite Epic Ride status by the IMBA.

Travel Tip: Air Canada loves skiers.

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