November Skiing Has Arrived

The snow has arrived north of Toronto, making for the perfect start to an early ski season.  Get out on the slopes and trails at one of Ontario’s best ski resorts or nordic centres listed below. 

Within an hour or so from the big city of Toronto, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and snowshoeing are all extremely popular activities that will have you embracing the winter, instead of dreading it. Depending on your level and willingness to drive, going further north in Ontario does offer a much deeper base of snow and potentially a longer season. But don’t you worry, between Mother’s Nature’s snow bounty and man’s snow machine gun technology, skiing and snow-loving activities are alive and well in Ontario. 

 

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Snow Valley Ski Resort

Snow Valley Ski Resort

Barrie

Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & Snowtubing

 www.skisnowvalley.com

 

Snow Valley Resort’s lifts will be spinning at 9am Saturday, November 24, 2018! $25 Open to Close tickets. Food & beverage service will be limited to the Bbq and Duffy’s Lounge. Open weekends only for now. Tubing will be closed.


 

Hardwood Ski & Bike

Hardwood Ski & Bike

Oro-Medonte

Cross-country Skiing & Fat Biking

 www.hardwoodskiandbike.ca

 

 

Look for Torino, Nagano, Sochi, and Meadowlands to be open today (November 22, 2018), with some other parts of Olympic side also open now. There  is still not quite enough base for a classic track, but it is close. Ski trail passes are $20 (tax in) today. Ski rentals are not available yet. Snowshoe and fatbike rentals are available.


 

Hockley Valley Resort

Hockley Valley Resort

Mono

Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & Snowtubing

www.hockley.com/skiboard

 

The slopes at Hockley Valley Resort are set to open December 8, 2018, weather permitting. NEW for 2019 is the new Skyway run.  See the 2018/2019 Ski Brochure for more information.


 

Horseshoe Resort

Horseshoe Resort

Barrie

Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & Snowtubing

 horseshoeresort.com

 

Horseshoe Resort is opening for the season Saturday, November 17th! The earliest opening day since 1995. They are currently just open for the weekends. 


Antoine Mountain

Antoine Mountain

Mattawa

Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

antoinemountain.ca

 

 

Antoine Mountain is set to open December 26, 2018 … but possibly sooner depending on temperature and snowfall.


Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

 

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Blue Mountain

Cross-country Skiing

 www.sceniccaves.com

 

Cross-country ski and snowshoe trails are now open. Check Trail Report for daily update of conditions.


Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Midland

Cross-country Skiing

 www.wyemarsh.com

 

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is for the true nature lover. The trails are currently not open for skiing (yet), but snowshoers and hikers are welcome to exlore.

 


 

Read more about the ski season up north. Be Prepared for the Ski Season North of Toronto

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Always remember to check first with the local operator and always be safe! Happy Trails…and Hills!