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Powder King Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Mackenzie
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 935m (3067ft)
  • Ski Season: December to April
  • Mountain Range: Canadian Rockies
  • Number of Lifts: 3
  • Highest Lift (metres): 1829m (6000ft)
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 935m (3067ft)
  • Number of Slopes: 18
  • Snowboarding: yes: boarding on all pistes

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A visit to nearby Mackenzie's wilderness, will bring you into contact with the area's diverse wildlife population. Mugaha Marsh, located near Gantahaz subdivision, is well known for its wildlife viewing opportunities, including moose, bear, and a wide variety of birds. Five minutes north of Powder King Mountain Resort you will find Azouzetta Lake. This picturesque lake where mountains seem to disappear right into the water, is a favourite with scuba divers. The water's clarity and the extreme depths, make it the ideal diving spot. The Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum, in the nearby town of Prince George, offers a brief overview of the area's First Nation's history. Situated on the banks of the Fraser River in Fort George Park, the museum stands on the site of the original Hudson's Bay Trading Post. Among the park's attractions are a First Nations graveyard, a working miniature replica railway, a replica of the Fort George Theatre and an old-fashioned General Store display.

  • Languages: English French.
  • Temperatures: - 6°C
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
  • Population: 6,177
  • Religion: 17% Roman Catholic 31% Protestant
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Apre Ski facilities include a ski school, day lodge, 2 restaurants, pub, ski shop, ski & snowboard rentals, repair shop, and a RV Park.


Powder King Mountain Resort is nestled in the pristine wilderness of the Canadian Rockies. It offers the best of the great outdoors, from virgin snow and breathtaking drops, to the gentle groomed slopes of beginner runs. Here you will experience some of the best powder skiing in the British Columbia. Most of the terrain caters for intermediate-level skiers. Powder King Mountain Resort is located in the centre of Pine Pass on Highway 97 in Northeast BC, 42 miles (67 km) west of Mackenzie.

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