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Alpine Skiing: Yes daily- check Home Page for hours
Night Skiing: Yes Tue-Sat 4pm-9pm
Locker Room: yes
Snow Shoe trails: 10 km
Snow Tubing: TBD Saturday/Sunday 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm
Snowboarding: Yes
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: 6 (3 Quad chairlifts)
Uphill Lift Capacity: 9,600 per hour

Types of Lifts:

  1. 3 Surface Lifts
  2. 3 Quad Chairs

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: By mid December
Expected Closing Date: Late March
Hours of Operation: Tue-Sat: 9am - 9pm
Sun : 9am - 5pm
Mondays-School Holiday weeks - 9am-5pm
Night: 4:00pm-9pm
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
Cafeteria: Yes
Lounge: Yes
Outside BarBQ: Yes
Adaptive Skier: Yes (offered by CADS)
Ski Lessons: Yes
Snowboard Lessons: Yes
Ski Equipment Rentals (incl helmet): Yes
Snowboard Rentals (incl helmet): Yes
Children’s Programs: Yes
Women’s Programs: Yes
Beginner Programs: yes
Tubing: TBD 20-21
Snowshoeing: yes
Nearby Lodging: Arnprior

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

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Mount Pakenham is everyone’s favorite family ski, snowboard, and snowshoe resort

The Mountain

Mount Pakenham is close to home with 10 great groomed runs, 9 marked gladed areas, terrain parks, snow tubing lanes and surrounded by snowshoe trails. A short drive from Ottawa, only 25 minutes West of Kanata. Put the miles on your skis, not on your car.
Recent Improvements- Polar Bear Express Quad chairlift replaced Triple Chair, New LED lights on every run, upgraded Snowmaking Equipment.
Mount Pakenham
577 Ski Hill Rd., Pakenham, ON K0A 2X0


Just a short drive from Ottawa, Mount Pakenham is a great place to visit and a great place to work. Ottawa and the Valley's Favourite Family Snow Centre.