Check out details about Mount Pakenham Ski Resort


Alpine Skiing: Yes daily
Night Skiing: Yes Tues-Sat
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Cross Country: 16 km groomed
Snow Tubing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Restricted Areas: No
Leash Required: Yes

Terrain Park: Yes
Half Pipe: No

Base Elevation: 450 ft (137 m)
Summit Elevation: 730 ft (223 m)
Vertical Drop: 280 ft (85 m)
Skiable Area: 55 acres (22 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 60 in (152 cm)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 7
Uphill Lift Capacity: 8,000 per hour
Types of Lifts:

  1. 3 Surface Lifts
  2. 2 Quad Chairs
  3. Triple Chair
  4. T-Bar

Number of Trails: 10 plus glades
Longest Run: 1,000 ft (333 m)

Easiest: 40 %
More Difficult: 35 %
Most Difficult: 25 %
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.

Expected Opening Date: Early December
Expected Closing Date: Late March
Hours of Operation: Mon 9am-5pm, Tue - Sat: 9am - 10pm
Sun : 9am - 5pm, 9am-6pm after Family Day
Night: 4:00pm-10pm
December 24: 9am-5pm
December 25: Closed
Dates and hours of operation may vary and are subject to the whims of Mother Nature.

Child Care: No
Adaptive Skier: Yes (offered by CADS)
Lessons: Yes
Ski: Yes
Snowboard: Yes
Rentals: Yes
Ski: Yes
Snowboard: Yes
Children’s Programs: Yes
Women’s Programs: Yes
Nearby Lodging: Yes

Telephone: 613 624-5290
Snow Phone: 613 624-5290
FAX: 613 624-5612

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