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skiing in december?

Lincoln City, Oregon
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skiing in december?

hi - i know weather is unpredictable, but if we are looking to honeymoon December 8-12 and are interested in a great town, nice hotel and a day or 2 of snowboarding and skiing, which location in canada would be our best bet? I know our luck for snow might be better a few weeks out, but cant move the wedding at this point! any suggestions and/or tips would be appreciated!

West Grey, Ontario
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1. Re: skiing in december?

Hi;

Canada is a huge country. Can you narrow down your request to a general area of the country?

With that information, people will be able to assist you.

Best Regards

Lincoln City, Oregon
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2. Re: skiing in december?

Looking for anything and everything, obviously mountain, not city and dont want to restrict to the most popular, whistler area, and miss a potential perfect spot, just interested in good people, mountain, hotel, off the beaten path is good. mainstream tends to be overdone.

Jasper, Canada
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3. Re: skiing in december?

The only places in Canada that will have skiing or snowboarding that early in the season are in western Canada and even then, it's pretty early in the season... conditions might be good, ok, or abysmal.

Try Banff (Sunshine Village will likely have the best conditions of anywhere, possibly in the whole country, because of its elevation and location on the continental divide), Lake Louise, or Jasper (www.skimarmot.com) in the Alberta Rockies (fly into Calgary or Edmonton).

There are also lots of ski resorts in BC, both in the Rockies and other mountain ranges there, but I am not sure of their opening dates.

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4. Re: skiing in december?

For a broad outline of skiing & snowboarding in Canada, read the TripAdvisor Traveler Article, "Canada Skiing and Snowboarding":

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g153339-s1/Canada:Ins…

Lincoln City, Oregon
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5. Re: skiing in december?

Thank you for the suggestions, they are appreciated!

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