If you've ever visited the Collingwood area, you'll know that winter is one of our favorite seasons, and there is no shortage of ways to keep busy when the snow falls.
While downhill skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the area resorts, cross-country skiing enthusiasts will love taking in the serenity of Collingwood's wilderness on the 85 kms (~50 miles) of well groomed, easily accessible trails. Want to learn how to snowshoe? It's easy to learn and an enjoyable way to spot wildlife amid our spectacular winter scenery. Guided tours include everything from an ice fishing excursions to moonlight chocolate fondue dipping!
Skiing & Snowboarding at Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain is a skier’s paradise and a premier destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Blue Mountain Lodges accommodation chalets and condos provide easy access to the base of the hill and the ski lifts, including ski-in, ski-out condos. Whether you are a skiing veteran or a beginner, you will be able to find the ideal slope for your day of downhill skiing.
Blue Mountain has 364 skiable acres serviced by 12 lifts and is Ontario's largest mountain resort. It boasts a vertical of around 720 feet for skiing and riding, 42 named trails ranging from beginner slopes to double black diamond steeps featuring stunning views of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment.
Cross Country Ski Trails in The Blue Mountains
Make the most of your visit to Blue Mountain by enjoying a day of cross country skiing at one of the popular trails near our Blue Mountain Lodges. Whether you are a ski enthusiast or a beginner, you are sure to enjoy a day of cross country skiing through one of Canada’s most scenic natural landforms, the Niagara Escarpment. Enjoy the natural snow-covered landscape as you venture through some of Ontario’s finest cross country ski trails.
Ride On Limited
Try something adventurous this weekend. How about a hummer adventure? Maybe a 1-3 hour ski-doo (Winter) or sea-doo (Summer) rental. Your one stop shop for excitement. Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre is open for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Glide along 27 km. of cross country ski trails professionally groomed daily for both classic and skate styles. Snowshoe on 10 km. of pristine dedicated paths one of which crosses Southern Ontario's longest Suspension Bridge. Also available: path of wooden sculptures, scavenger hunt, Children's Adventure Playground, equipment rentals, waxing hut, woodstove at the warm-up chalet, hot/cold food and beverages, gift shop.
WOODVIEW MOUNTAINTOP SKATING
Extraordinary views of the Escarpment
Sharpen your skates and cruise on our 1.1km ice skating loop while enjoying extraordinary views along the Niagara Escarpment. Ice skate rentals are available and all skill levels are welcome. After you skate, relax with a hot chocolate while enjoying the beauty of Blue Mountain.
This new attraction, located at the top of the mountain between Orchard Express and Southern Comfort.
HIKE N' TUBE
A Gentle Introduction to the Mountain
Snow tubing provides guests with a genuine downhill experience without the speed and equipment associated with skiing and snowboarding. Tubing offers old-fashioned winter fun for the entire family and gives all participants a gentle introduction to the Blue Mountain slopes. Join the thousands of other guests who have discovered the distinct joy of snow tubing.
Blue Mountain Chalet rentals are an affordable and convenient way to vacation in blue blue mountain. Our chalets are a walking distance from the Blue Mountain Village and local beaches.