Ski boarding is a new trend among skiers around the world. Ski boarding has shorter skis than normal ones and it looks more like the small snowboards. It’s safer and easier to learn while it is getting funnier for the practitioners, since its design allows the skier to move and jump freely without loosing the control of the skis.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiboarding in Phoenix Mountain Alpine Ski Society, Grand Forks, British Columbia Canada
When it comes to ski resorts, Phoenix Mountain should be the first place to cross your mind. So, let yourself exercise a sport activity with which body, mind and technique skills merge into one, in a place covering all your needs. Feel the adrenaline at the highest level by performing your best skiboarding.
The resort offers a skiable area of 150 ac/0.60 km², a vertical drop of 800 ft (244 m), a top elevation of 4800 ft (1463 m) and a base elevation of 4000 ft (1219 m). The 11 trails, which are tailored to cover all levels of difficulty, are at your disposal. You find 20% of trails for beginners, 50% for intermediate athletes and for ski lovers, 30% of trails are designed especially for them.
With the aid of a well-skilled staff, beginners will be able to practice their sport with safety and fun. The resort offers the unique opportunity to exercise your favorite sport at night. The longest run is 5000 ft (1524 m) and the annual snowfall reaches at 350 in (889 cm). The spot also provides 1 rope tow and 1 t-bar with lift capacity 2,000 people per hour.
After an exciting day, you can spend your time in one of the most impressive cafes, restaurants and accommodations that you easily find nearby.