Premier Listings for Hudson Bay Mountain Resort

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort offers plenty of light, dry powder for downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing along with “The Best Terrain Park in The North” on Hudson Bay Mountain in the majestic Bulkley Valley of Northwest British Columbia. With the most consistent powder conditions anywhere, more than 300 acres of exciting terrain, and our big mountain vertical, the reasons to ski or snowboard in Smithers are obvious.

Formerly known as Ski & Ride Smithers, Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is located 8 miles (12 km) west of Smithers in Northwest BC, between Prince George and Prince Rupert. Access is via Ski Hill Road.

Air Canada and Hawkair offer daily flights from Vancouver to Smithers. B.C. Ferry Service or Alaska Ferries can deliver you to Prince Rupert, and from Prince Rupert you can follow scenic Highway 16 east to Smithers, or take the train (Via Rail provides regular service to Smithers).

The Mountain Bus runs on weekends and holidays only and picks up skiiers and boarders at Hudson Bay Lodge at 8:15, Sunshine Inn at 8:25, Aspen Inn and Suites at 8:35, Zobnick Road (Bottom of Trail to Town) at 8:40am, and Winterland Sport World at 8:45. The mid-day pickup collects skiers at Zobnick Road (Bottom of Trail to Town) at 11:30am and Winterland Sport World at 11:45am.The bus leaves the hill for the return trip at 4:00 pm and does the drop offs in reverse order.

Hudson Bay Mountain Adventures Inc.
Box 492, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0
Snow Phone:
Late November to mid April
Operating Days: Wednesday to Sunday
Christmas Holidays: Operational Every Day
Closed on Christmas Day
Lift Hours:
Panorama T-Bar
Wednesday to Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 9:30am – 4:00pm
Prairie T-Bar
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 10:00am – 4:00pm
Skyline Chair
Wednesday to Friday 10:00am – 3:30pm
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 9:30am – 3:30pm
Annual Snowfall:
Average Snow Depth: 135 to 180 cm (4.5 to 6 ft)
Average Temperature: -5 C / 23 Fahrenheit
Vertical Drop:
533m (1,750 ft)
Cont Mtn Vertical:
1,151 m (3,775 ft)
Base Elevation:
1,142 m (3,747 ft)
Top Elevation:
1,650 m (5,413 ft)
Skiable Acreage:
118 hectares (292 acres)
Number of Trails:
Novice: 25%
Intermediate: 50%
Advanced: 20%
Number of Lifts:
4 – 1 triple chair, 2 T-bars, handle tow
Lift Capacity:
2,900 skiers per hour
Night Skiing:
Yes, 30 km of cross-country trails
Terrain Park:
Resort Services:
Two day lodges, restaurants, pub, ski shop, ski & snowboard rentals, ski lessons.
Nearest Ski Area:
Shames Mountain
Nearest Towns:
Smithers, Telkwa, Houston, New Hazelton
More Information:
Skiing & Winter Activities in Prince George & Northeast BC
Skiing & Winter Activities in Terrace, Smithers & Northwest BC

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Capri Motor Inn
3984 Highway 16 West Box 3418 Smithers BC V0J 2N0 Phone: 250-847-4226Fax: 250-847-3731Toll Free: 1-800-663-3120Visit Website

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Welcoming people from all over the world, the Capri Motor Inn and Tandoori Bistro offer friendly hospitality and comfortable service at affordable prices. Capri Motor Inn is located near the heart of beautiful downtown Smithers, within walking distance of downtown stores, restaurants, entertainment, and the recreation centre, and minutes from local attractions such, as Hudson Bay Mountain Ski Resort.

With over 60 rooms, we are sure to have something to meet your needs. We have ample parking enabling those guests travelling with larger vehicles and/or trailers to park with ease. Our 24-hour front desk provides security and service throughout your stay. Our staff is always available to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

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