Skiing & Snowboarding
Snowy delights by ski

Skiing & Snowboarding

Find your winter thrills on Manitoba’s trails and hills.

If you think Manitoba is all flat, then you’re flat out wrong! The province’s changing landscapes offer exciting downhill skiing and snowboarding runs, while hundreds of kilometres of groomed trails keep cross-country enthusiasts busy all winter long.

Strap on the skis and make the most of Manitoba’s outstanding snowy winters

What do you get when you add a bright winter day with the need for a little speed? The perfect reason to check out one of Manitoba’s seven downhill ski and snowboard destinations. These winter hotspots are found all over the province, ranging from small hills great for beginners to more challenging runs, reaching up to heights of over 121 metres.

A person snowboarding at Mystery Mountain near Thompson.

Hit the slopes at Mystery Mountain Winter Park.

Manitoba’s parks are great cross-country destinations and two ski destinations are Manitoba Star Attractions: Asessippi Ski Area & Resort and Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes.

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The best winter experiences

In almost every region of the province you can find hills that offer downhill skiing, snowboarding, and a few fun extras for non-skiers. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of a downhill ski day in Manitoba.

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Trails around the province take on a different look during the winter. Enjoy the changes that comes with a covering of fluffy white snow.

For those looking to work on their moves rather than speed, choose a destination with a terrain park or half pipe. Rentals and lessons make it easy to try downhill skiing or snowboarding, and many destinations offer accommodation options either on site or next-door.

There are over 100 cross-country ski trails in Manitoba, many groomed by volunteers who just love the sport. And who can blame them? Manitoba’s landscape sparkles in the winter thanks to a flattering blanket of white snow just waiting for skiers, beginner and expert alike.

Falcon Lake cross country skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Manitoba’s a prime place to cross-country ski, with groomed trails throughout the province featuring fun dips and dives, and plenty of tough straightaways to get your heart-rate up and your calories burning.

To learn more about crountry skiing in Manitoba, visit the Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba.

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