Related Regions: Alberta, Canada, Calgary, North America

Nakiska Ski Area Skiing

Closed
Season Start/End: 11/ 9 - 4/16
Elevation
:
5003ft - 7414ft
Trails
:
13%| 59%| 28%| 0%
Lifts
:
6
Lift Tickets
:
from CAD$24.95 to CAD$76.95
Complete list of prices
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Located in the heart of the spectacular Kananaskis Valley, Nakiska was specifically designed to host the alpine events of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Located just 45 minutes from Calgary, Nakiska's terrain was carefully planned to meet the needs of family visitors. In fact 70 percent of Nakiska's terrain is rated as intermediate, with 16 percent classified as novice and the remaining 14 percent as expert. Nakiska also features a variety of learn to ski and ride programs for children and adults, world-class dining and accomodations in the Kananaskis Village. Guests can also enjoy the world-class Delta Lodge at Kananaskis. 

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Two cafeterias and lounge, gift shop, day care for children ages 19 months to 6 years, lessons, free guided tours, rentals, repairs, and lockers. Shuttle bus. Eighty-five percent snowmaking.

Elevation

  • 7414ft
    Summit
  • 2411ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5003ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 6
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    13%

  • Intermediate Runs

    59%

  • Advanced Runs

    28%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    76

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1021 ac

  • Snow Making

    960 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/09/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 140
  • Projected Closing: 04/16/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 144
  • Years Open: 30
  • Average Snowfall: 250"

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Nakiska Ski Area Reviews

  • Lucy F


    • 5
    1st April 2016

    Full review

      We have had an annual pass at Nakiska for a number of years. We love the proximity to Calgary. There is enough...
     
  • jkippers’s iPhone


    • 4
    21st March 2016

    Full review

      We have had season family passes for the last three years and are from Edmonton. It's the best family value going at...
     
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Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Airport

Sawchuk_13: Great hotel close to the airport!!
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