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Crabbe Mountain Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Fredericton
  • Ski Season: November to March
  • Mountain Range: Mount Carleton
  • Number of Lifts: 4
  • Highest Lift (metres): 404m (1325ft)
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 145m 475ft)
  • Number of Slopes: 15
  • Snowboarding: yes: park and halfpipe
  • Cross Country (km): 15km

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Be sure to visit Fredericton during your break from skiing. If you happen to be in town on a Saturday, check out the Boyce Farmers' Market where more than 200 vendors offer everything fresh, from seasonal vegetables to meats, baked goods, and crafts. Or visit the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, home to an impressive collection of British paintings. One entertaining and enlightening way to learn about the city's history is to sign up for a walking tour with the Calithumpians of Fredericton's Outdoor Summer Theatre. Costumed guides offer free tours daily in July and August, pointing out highlights with anecdotes and dramatic tales. Recommended is the evening "Haunted Hike" tour, which runs 5 nights each week. Fredericton is well noted for its distinctive architecture, especially the fine Victorian and Queen Anne residential architecture. Particularly attractive is Waterloo Row, a group of privately owned historic homes, some grand, some less so. It is also the place for horse and wagon tours, interpretive tours and hands-on craft workshops. Downtown boutiques, cafes, pubs, restaurants, farmers' markets and fine art galleries, are guaranteed to keep visitors occupied and interested for a few hours Another activity, besides wandering around, includes bird-watching at Gagetown Island. Some 144 avian species have been reliably identified in and around Gagetown.

  • Languages: English French.
  • Temperatures: 5.3°C
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
  • Religion: Catholic (45%) Protestant (36%) minorities from most of the world's major religions.
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Crabbe Mountain's apres ski offers great food at reasonable prices. Try the Cafeteria located in the main lodge. It is a great place to warm your toes and your tummy. The cafeteria is full of home baked goods and daily specials. Also visit the Thirsty Boot Lounge, a good place to watch all the fun on the beginner's trail and new terrain park, while enjoying warming Canadian cuisine and beverages. The Ski Mitt Retail Store offers a well stocked accessory range and the merchandise is designed to enhance your ski day. The prices are competitive and visitors can buy some great gifts and souvenirs in remembrance of their vacation at Crabbe Mountain.


Located in Hainesville, just outside Millville, Crabbe Mountain features New Brunswick's highest vertical. At 853 feet it offers challenging terrain for skiers of all abilities. Crabbe has a wide open beginner area with a pony lift for those just starting out, and a wide variety of groomed, ungroomed, cruising trails and steep pitches for the more adventurous. All serviced with 4 lifts, including a quad chairlift and a T-Bar. There is a team of Canadian Ski Alliance Professionals that is ready to show you what winter fun in Mactaquac Country is all about, and the efficient Ski Patrol promotes safety and provides first aid. In addition to 15 alpine trails, Crabbe's new terrain park, featuring tabletops, hips, spines and rails, will add some excitement to your day. The resort is a perfect family destination, with trails ranging from very easy to quite difficult.

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