A person snowboarding at Mystery Mountain near Thompson.

Skiing & Snowboarding

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.

Manitoba's best skiing destinations are found on Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and in communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. Manitoba encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis.
A person snowboarding at Mystery Mountain near Thompson.

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Dip through forested areas on cross-country skis but don’t miss out on some mean downhill slopes as well. From bunny hills and black diamonds to dips, dives, and straightaways, Manitoba’s winter offers challenges and fun for all types of skiers.

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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.

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Clear Lake Country

The Whiteshell Cross Country Ski Club grooms and maintains many of the ski trails in the Eastern region of the province.

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Once you've chosen your skiing destination, start planning the rest of your winter escape with accommodation options in the area!


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Be Safe In Manitoba

To ensure the safety of visitors and residents in Manitoba, operators comply with all health regulations and have put a number of procedures in place.

Please note:

  • Get Vaccinated: Getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manitoba. For more information on vaccination for Manitoba residents, click here.
  • Unvaccinated travellers must self-isolate upon arrival to Manitoba and will not be allowed access to many businesses and attractions. To enjoy the best of our province, be sure you are fully vaccinated at least 14 days before your trip to Manitoba.
  • Wear Your Mask: It is recommended guests wear masks in public spaces whenever possible and may be mandatory in certain businesses. Please adhere to any current masking recommendations and requirements.
  • All visitors should carry physical proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination on their person for the duration of their trip. Visitors should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination at restaurants, museums, events and more, depending on public health orders currently in force. If a visitor cannot provide proof of vaccination, they may be denied entry and/or participation.
  • Our tourism partners have implemented enhanced cleaning and safety procedures. Please refer to each individual business for a complete list of their COVID-19 policies.
  • For the latest on Manitoba COVID-19 restrictions, click here.