Nestled in the pristine wilderness of the Canadian Rockies, Powder King Mountain Resort offers the best of the great outdoors, from virgin snow and breathtaking drops, to the gentle groomed slopes of beginner runs – and some of the best powder skiing in British Columbia! Most of the terrain favours intermediate-level skiers.

Powder King Mountain Resort is located in the centre of Pine Pass on Highway 97 in Northeast BC, 42 miles (67 km) west of Mackenzie and 123 miles (195 km) north of Prince George. From Vancouver, head north on Highway 97 to Prince George, then head 122 miles (195 km) farther north to the mountain. From Edmonton, head north to Dawson Creek, and then come 131 miles (210 km) south to Powder King.

The PK Express will run from Prince George to Powder King every day the mountain is open. Leaving Pine Center Mall at 6:20am and The Hart Mallat 6:40am. The return trip leaves Powder King approximately half an hour after the lift closes. It is recommended that you buy your tickets AND book your seat in advance – call 1-866-POW-KING.

Powder King Mountain Resort Inc.
Mile 122 John Hart Highway
PO Box 487, Mackenzie, BC, VOJ 2CO
Toll Free:
1-866-769-5464 (1-866-POW-KING)
Early December to April
Lift Hours:
Thursday to Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00am to 3:30pm
Annual Snowfall:
12.5 m (41 ft) Tons of snow!!!!!
Vertical Drop:
640 m (2,100 ft)
Base Elevation:
935 m (3,067 ft)
Top Elevation:
1,829 m (5,500 ft)
Skiable Acreage:
597 hectares (1,469 acres)
Number of Trails:
Novice: 33%
Intermediate: 37%
Advanced: 30%
Number of Lifts:
3 – 1 Triple Chair, 2 T-bars and a platter tow.
Night Skiing:
Terrain Park:
Resort Services:
Ski school, day lodge, restaurants, pub, ski shop, ski & snowboard rentals, repair shop, and RV Park (no hook-ups and your unit must be self contained).
Nearest Ski Areas:
Tabor Mountain Ski Resort, Purden Ski Village
Nearest Towns:
Mackenzie, McLeod Lake, Chetwynd, Prince George
More Information:
Skiing & Winter Activities in Prince George & Northeast BC
Skiing & Winter Activities in Terrace, Smithers & Northwest BC