Powder King Mountain Resort (Downhill Skiing)


Powder King Mountain Resort, located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Northern British Columbia 195 km north of Prince George, is a great destination for winter recreation. Featuring 24 runs and vertical drop of 640 meters (2,100 ft), the resort offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the region. The northern location of Powder King rewards this resort with 1250 cm (41 ft) of some of the best powder in the province annually. Varied terrain of the mountain offers a variety of thrilling downhill runs suitable for all riders, from smooth slopes for beginners to breathtaking chutes for experts. Powder King Terrain Park is a great treat for skiers and snowboarders looking for a more exciting experience at the mountain. Snowmobiling is another favorite activity at the resort.

Powder King offers a variety of services and facilities at the resort: a day lodge, restaurants, a pub, a ski shop, equipment rentals, a repair shop, an apparel shop, and a 48-room hostel hotel. The resort is also offering shuttle bus services to and from the city of Prince George.


PO Box 487
Mackenzie, British Columbia

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Additional Information


From Prince George: Take Hwy 97 North and drive for 195 km (122 miles) to the hill.

Mountain Stats

  • Vertical Drop:         640m (2,100 ft)
  • Longest run:         
  • Highest Elevation:  1,829 m (5,500 ft)
  • Base Elevation:      935 m (3,067 ft)
  • Annual Snowfall:     1,250 cm (41 ft)
  • Skiable terrain:      597 hectares (1,469 acres)
  • Lifts:                    3 (1 Triple Chair, 2 T-bars)
  • Lift Capacity:        
  • Runs:                   24
  • Run Difficulty:       33% 37% 30% (beg/int/adv-exp)
  • Terrain Parks:       Yes
  • Half Pipe:             Yes
  • Night skiing:          No
  • Snow Making:        No


  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Terrain Park
  • Snowmobiling

Services and Facilities

  • Equipment Rentals & repairs
  • Ski shop
  • Ski and snowboard lessons
  • Day lodge
  • Restaurant
  • Pub
  • Hostel/hotel
  • Apparel shop
  • Shuttle bus services to/from Prince George

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