Ski Season Soon

By November 20, 2014Ski Fraser Valley, Sports

Ski resorts around the Lower Mainland are gearing up for their openings. The Fraser Valley’s Hemlock Resort is set to open November 29th.

*For a feature on Hemlock please see below

Other resorts from Mount Washington to Vancouver have staggered opening dates and all will, of course depend on the weather.

Check Out Individual Ski Resorts:

Hemlock Valley Resort



Grouse Mountain

Manning Park

Mount Baker

Photo From Manning Resort



Just over a two hour drive from Vancouver, Hemlock Resort is situated in the coastal mountains of British Columbia, Canada and is a destination for locals and international guests alike.

Below you can find a high-resolution map of the mountain and its runs. Our current snow ‘Alpine Base‘ readings are taken at or near the top of Heaven. Click here to see the latest snow and weather reports.

There are many activities for the family and the thrill-seeker, including downhill skiing and snowboarding, a tube park, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Here’s some other things about Hemlock Resort that you might find of interest:


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Hemlock Resort Ski/Snowboard Trail Map
Click here to download a PDF version of the Hemlock Mountain ski map, or click the image below to view a high res. version on your computer. Hemlock-Map-Thumbnail
Controlled Recreation Area

Hemlock Resort is a Controlled Recreation Area (CRA)


A Controlled Recreation Area license of occupation is the legal mechanism that gives the right to the Developer to control access and use by other persons within the defined boundaries of the CRA. The CRA enables the Developer to:

  • Establish and delineate a recreation area boundary within the CRA and designate that boundary by notices, posted signs, fences or otherwise.
  • Regulate and prohibit the access & entry of persons & vehicles to the CRA
  • Control, prohibit and direct the movement and activities of persons and vehicles within the CRA
  • Take trespass action against persons who are in non-compliance with the above


Non-motorized use such as hiking and biking is welcome during the off-season.

Motorized vehicles including snowmobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, cars and trucks are not permitted within the Hemlock Resort Controlled Recreation Area.

Any persons entering this area for the purpose of motorized recreation will be considered trespassers within the Hemlock Resort CRA.

Hunting, trapping, and shooting activities are also not permitted within the CRA.

Tobogganing is not permitted at any time. Tubing is permitting only within the tube park and only when the tube park is operational.

Nordic Activities

In the winter months the Nordic trail network is open for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. A trail pass is required for these activities on our maintained trails and within the Hemlock Resort CRA. Passes are available at the Main Lodge or Tubing area.

Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding

During winter operation, uphill touring (ski, split-board, or other) within the Hemlock Resort CRA is not permitted.

When not in winter operation, alpine skiing and snowboarding and other sliding activities are not permitted inside the Hemlock Resort CRA. Persons entering this area for the purpose of alpine skiing and/or snowboarding and/or other sliding activities will be considered trespassers within the Hemlock Resort CRA.

Winter operation is considered to be December to April. For more information on alpine skiing and snowboarding in the CRA, contact us at: 604-797-4411



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