Castle Mountain Resort is a well-known ski resort, located in the Westcastle Valley of southwest Alberta, Canada, in the Rocky Mountains. The fact that is situated about 270 km/170 mi far from Calgary and the Calgary International Airport, makes this place always busy. If you visit this place, it is sure that you will never get bored.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
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Visiting this ski resort during winter season, gives you the chance to get in touch with the snow environment of the most adventurous resort. Snowboarders will appreciate the green and groomed blue trails, which can make their activity unforgettable.
For this activity, the resort offers a skiable area of 1547 ac (6.26 km²), a top elevation of 12162 ft (3707 m) and a base elevation of 9375 ft (2856 m). There are 1058 acres (4.28 km²) including 121 trails for all levels of ability, a half pipe and terrain parks. 27% of trails are designed for beginners, 57% for intermediate snowboarders and 16% of trails are tailored for those who want to exercise their sport in more and more extreme levels.
As far as beginners are concerned, following the instructions of a well-skilled staff which is available, they will enjoy their best ski activity. For your comfort, the spot provides 3 high speed detachable quads, 2 fixed grip quads, 2 triple chairs, 3 doubles chairs, 2 surface lifts and 2 magic carpets with uphill lift capacity 20,310 people per hour. The longest run is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from peak to treasury. The snowfall reaches at 300 in (762 cm) per year.
The peak season to practice snowboarding is from November to April. If you feel tired or hungry, you can visit one of the most impressive cafes, restaurants and accommodations that you easily find nearby.