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Mountain Info

A speed date with Cardrona – everything you need to know about us in 1 page of mountain info!


Opening Dates & Times

Winter 2021: June – October 17, 2021 Delayed opening for skiing -  we are hoping to open the learners slope on June 21.
2021 Saver Season Pass/Earlybird Multi-Day Blackout Period: July 5- July 23, 2021.
Daily operations from 8.30am – 4pm
Half day passes: 8.30am – 12.30pm morning, 12.30 –4pm afternoon


Elevation

  • Base Area Elevation: 1670m
  • Highest Lifted Point: 1860m
  • Vertical Rise: 600m

Average Annual Snowfall: 2.9m – snowmaking supplements natural snow in the Main, Captain’s, Arcadia & Valley View basins.


Cardrona Alpine Resort Trail Map Basin

Terrain - 400 hectares

  • 25% Beginner
  • 25% Intermediate
  • 30% Advanced
  • 20% Expert

 Lifts

10x8-seater gondola cabins, 40x6-seater chairs

4-seater fixed grip chair

4-seater express chair

4-seater express chair

4-seater fixed grip chair

Platter lift to service our 2 halfpipes & Big Air jump

  • Conveyor Lifts (Main Basin - Beginner's Area)
    • 150m long SunKid Conveyor with 'Gallery' see-through tunnel
    • Mid-level Conveyor
    • Kindy Conveyor

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Activities

  • Skiing & Snowboarding
    • Ski & Snowboard School
    • Cardrona Alpine Ski Team
    • Cardrona Parks Squad
    • Cardrona Freeride Squad
    • Ski Kindy & Kids’ Club
  • Sightseeing
  • Tubing

Base Facilities


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Food & Beverage


Accessibility

We offer many facilities for wheelchair users and other adaptive guests:

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