Beautifully situated within the Okanagan Valley, just a half hour drive from Penticton in British Columbia, is the amazing Apex Mountain Ski Resort, opened in 1961. This full-service resort with its welcoming village is well-known for its dry “Okanagan” snow, excellent weather and brilliant terrain. Many a satisfied skier will reminisce over the amazing experience of Apex Mountain Ski Resort.
Picture yourself gliding across the white expanse, testing your abilities on the steep chutes. With 1 112 acres of ski area open to you its not difficult to see yourself skiing across the snow for hours. These acres of terrain with a vertical of 2000 feet open up over 60 runs to skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Apex Mountain’s terrain is categorized as follows: 16% beginner, 48% intermediate, 18% advanced and 18% expert. Five lifts quickly carry snow sport enthusiasts to various points on the glistening white slopes.
The resort’s diverse terrain, means that every run is an adventure, whether you try out the south bowls, glide through the glades or get the adrenalin running through your veins on the steep narrow runs. Mountain hosts will gladly show you around and reveal the best spots to you. Those seeking the extreme will have a great time at the Super-pipe. With 56 cross-country ski trails, those who prefer to spend the day traversing the snowy mountains are more than catered for.
Those looking for something a little different can visit Tim Horton’s Tube Park, hop onto a snowmobile, enjoy a sleigh ride, try a snowshoe tour or play around on the adventure skating loop. Of course, Apex Mountain Ski resort caters for all your other needs with facilities such as a fitness club, ski lockers, kids club, child care, a business center, rentals and more. After a day of skiing why not relax with a spa treatment or enjoy a meal at one of the nine restaurants such as Gunbarrel Saloon and Three:Thirty Grill. Apex Mountain Ski Resort also boasts a great selection of accommodation. No matter your budget or requirements, you will find somewhere comfortable to stay at Apex Mountain. Check out these great places: Apex Mountain Inn, Double Diamond Hostel and Saddleback Lodge.
If you can’t make it to Apex Mountain Ski Resort during the winter season, you will still have a great time in the summer months. Recommended summer activities include hiking and mountain biking. Apex Mountain is the ideal family get away, a year-round vacation destination for all.