Kimberley Alpine Resort Information

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    The Hidden Gem
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Learn more about Kimberley Alpine Resort and the amenities available during your stay

About Kimberley Alpine Mountain Resort

Kimberley Trail Map

Situated in the heart of the Bavarian town of Kimberley, British Columbia, Kimberley Alpine Resort is just the right destination for the entire family. Beginner skiers and snowboarders will love getting acquainted with the meticulously groomed trails on the front side of the mountain. With a large selection of on-mountain Kimberley rentals to choose from including private chalets, ski condos and full service resorts, your group is sure to find the perfect accommodations.

Kimberley Alpine Resort is a ski destination that is well know for it's consistent snow conditions, short lift lines and abundance of sunny days! Extensive on-mountain and terrain expansion over the past few years have developed Kimberley into a true family destination resort. With over 1800 acres of groomed, cruising terrain, moguls, gladed runs and an exclusive beginners area, the resort offers an abundance of terrain for everyone. The town site of Kimberley, located only minutes from the ski area, is called "The Bavarian City of the Rockies". With a variety of restaurants and shops, this historic, charming resort is complemented by friendly Canadian spirit.

Kimberley Alpine Resort strives to provide the most consistent snow surface. Work done in the summer makes for velvety smooth groomers and challenging bump runs in the winter. As well, the front side of the mountain will see significant work performed as Rosa, Buckhorn, Mambo, Utopia, Stemwinder and Twilight have all seen brush crews. Also check around the mountain for some new unnamed glades. After all, we can't tell you everything! Front side work will please skiers and riders who love glades - look for 7-metre spacing throughout the entire front side of the mountain.

Kimberley Alpine Resort Facts

Location
Situated in the heart of the Bavarian town of Kimberley, British Columbia
Auto Rentals area available from Cranbrook Airport to Kimberley Alpine

Hours Of Operation

  • Early December - Mid April
Annual Snowfall 
400 cm / (150" or 13.1 ft average)

Lifts

  • Chairlifts
    • 1 High Speed Quad (North Star Express)
    • 1 Triple Chair (Easter)
    • 1 Double Chair (Tamarack)
  • Surface
    • 1 T-bar (Owl)
    • 1 Magic Carpet

Total Uphill Capacity
6,452 Skiers/Boarders Per Hour

Elevation
Summit: 1,982 m (6,500 ft) 
Base: 1,230 m (4,035 ft) 
Verticle Rise: 751 m (2,465 ft)

Runs

  • 68 Trails (Plus Glades)
  • Beginner: 20%
  • Intermediate: 42%
  • Advanced: 38%

Longest Run
6.4 km (3.97 miles)

Kimberley Alpine Resort Activites

Kimberley Night Skiing

Night Skiing

Your time on the hill doesn’t have to end just because the sun goes down. Take in night skiing under the bright lights of Kimberley’s main run.



Kimberley Guides

Guest Guides

Get the inside scoop on all the best runs Kimberley has to offer from local guest guides. Groups meet every day (930 am & 1:00 pm) at the Guest Guide sign by the quad chairlift. This complimentary service will ensure you get to experience all of the best runs and terrain.



Kimberley Torchlight Parades

Torchlight Parades

Now this is a truly unique experience. Skiers and Snowboarders of intermediate or higher ability are invited to join professional guides in a night-time mountain decent lit by hand held flares. Parades can be arranged for groups of 15 or more, or join in on pre-organized parades.



Kimberley Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Kimberley offers a wide range of Nordic trails for skiers of all levels. Never tried cross-country skiing before? Not a problem. Try one of the discover skiing programs geared towards beginners and start enjoying more then 600 acres of terrain Kimberley has to offer.



Kimberley Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Take in Kimberley’s most popular snowshoe tour called the Mountain Descent. During this 2 hour hike you will travel by chairlift to the resort summit then enjoy a scenic and informative tour down Northstar Mountain. Snacks and drinks are included.



Kimberley Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Powder Hound's Snowmobile Tours provide programs for all levels of riders, giving then a chance to experience amazing backcountry terrain and high mountain riding all with the help of professional guides.



Kimberley Helicopter Tours

Helicopter Tours & Taxi Service

See the resort and surrounding area from a whole new perspective with Bighorn Helicopter tours of the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Heli-Taxi service is also available.



Kimberley Dogsledding

Dogsledding

Adrenaline Dog Tours offers both ½ day and full day tours. Enjoy this classic winter activity, a favourite for families and children of all ages.



Kimberley Kidzrule

Kidzrule Evening Packages

This is the happening place for kids to be every evening. Located in the daycare facilities of Polaris Lodge children from ages 3 – 12 can enjoy a night of activities including craft making, movie and game nights, outdoor sledding, cross-country skiing and lots of other great age appropriate events.



Kimberley Nightlife

Night Life

Your day on the hill may be done, but that doesn’t mean it\s time to go to sleep. Stop by the Stemwinder Bar & Grill for drinks and music. If your looking for the bar scene make sure to head into the town of Kimberley. Local pubs such as The Kimbrook, Ozone and The Sully often feature live bands on weekends.


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