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Elevation

  • 7415ft
    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

    23%

  • Expert Runs

    5%

  • Runs

    71

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    1.9 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1021 ac

  • Snow Making

    960 ac

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Overview

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. 

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/29/202004/19/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
    140
  • Projected Days Open
    142
  • Years Open
    34
  • Average Snowfall
    98"

More Info

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.

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Nakiska Ski Area Reviews

D Nix
31st December 20193
Great family resort. Snow depth was posted as 131cm. Most of the advanced run had snow snakes everywhere with earlier season conditions....Full review
Mark Gitzel
22nd December 20194
Nakiska is great when it has snow! Chinooks coming over the mountains can result in an icier experience than I care for,...Full review
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