Winter Activities

Downhill Skiing

Get your skis or snowboards ready and your smiles on for an adventurous, fun-filled day at Alberta's popular family friendly ski resort. Owned and operated by the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass, the ski area boasts challenging terrain, affordable rates, an excellent ski and snowboard school, equipment rentals, terrain park, night skiing, snowmaking and friendly service.

Pass Powderkeg, quickly becoming Alberta’s favorite family ski area!

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The Crowsnest Pass features over 1200 km of maintained and mapped quad and snowmobile trails thanks to a partnership between the Crow Snow Riders and the Quad Squad.  Trails are well-mapped and the Crowsnest Pass offers staging areas which feature lots of parking and turn around areas.  Be safe!  Watch for wildlife and hazards.

The Crowsnest Pass wins awards for our amazing snowmobiling every year.  In 2014 the Crowsnest Pass won in the following categories at the 16th Annual Rider's Choice Awards: 

  • Favourite Scenic Snowmobiling Area in AB – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Mountain Riding Area in AB – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Groomed Trail Riding in AB – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Powder Riding in AB – Platinum Award
  • Most Challenging Riding Area in AB – Platinum Award
  • Area You Would Like to Ride Most in the Future in AB – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Resort or Motel in AB – Summit Creek Cabins – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Resort or Motel in AB – Stop Inn Motel – Silver Award
  • Favourite Restaurant – Non-chain – Stone’s Throw Café – Platinum Award
  • Favourite Restaurant – Non-c
  • Favourite Overall Snowmobiling Area in AB – Platinum Award
  • hain – Vito’s Family Restaurant – Gold Award
  • Favourite Area for Family Snowmobiling in AB – Platinum Award

Snow Riders West Crowsnest Pass Trail Map

Snow Riders North/South map

Crow Snow Riders Contact information

Cross Country Ski Loppet. Photo courtesy of the Crowsnest Pass Promoter

Cross Country Skiing

The Allison-Chinook cross country ski area is located on public lands on the east side of Tecumseh Mountain at the continental divide. The forested, sheltered and rolling terrain found here provides for a superb cross-country ski experience for skiers of all skill levels. Allison-Chinook has fabulous trails and some additional basic amenities:

  • Over 30 km of well signed trails; groomed and track-set from approximately Dec 1 to Mar 31
  • Access to the surrounding back-country
  • A warm up hut with wood stove
  • Pit toilets
  • Non-motorized access only

Allison Chinook Cross Country Ski Report

Crowsnest Pass Cross Country Ski Association